Tetra | 2010-08-12

1st Monorail Project in India awarded to DAMM

Source: The Critical Communications Review | Gert Jan Wolf editor

DAMM will supply state-of-art TetraFlex® solution


DAMM Cellular Systems has been awarded the contract to provide TETRA based mission-critical radio communication system for the 1st Monorail in India.

India's first Monorail Project in Mumbai, has been awarded to a joint consortium between SCOMI and L&T by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). The first phase of the Mumbai Monorail Project will have 2 lines and cover 19 Kms with 17  stations.

DAMM will supply state-of-art TetraFlex® solution to meet the requirements of the customer for a feature rich, reliable and safe communication system. DAMM TetraFlex® solution is a completely IP based solution with distributed architecture that provides the much needed fault tolerance to communication networks such as the one being installed for the Mumbai monorail. The DAMM TetraFlex®solution is integrated to the telephony network, public announcement system, onboard train communication system, centralized recording system and signaling system.

Consort Digital, regional partner for DAMM Cellular Systems and an established TETRA system integrator, will be responsible for supply, installation, integration and commissioning of the entire project. Train borne radio equipment will be provided by Sepura, a leading independent TETRA terminal supplier. Consort will supply and integrate Sepura radio terminals with the on board systems for providing a complete modern, reliable and user-friendly on board communication system to Mumbai Monorail.

Mr. Per Skovsund, Director of Systems business at DAMM states: "With the partnership of Consort Digital, we have achieved a strong market position in India, and we are very proud now to play such an important role in the prestigious first monorail project in Mumbai, which further strengthens our strong position as preferred communication infrastructure supplier to the transport sector worldwide"

"Commissioning a high quality and reliable RCS is vital when meeting Scomi's requirements for operational safety, reliability and efficiency for the monorail project.  We are pleased to be associated with DAMM Cellular Systems, whose user-friendly and cost effective radio communications systems will compliment the efficiency and superior functioning of the Mumbai Monorail System which is being provided by Scomi Group." Said Mr. Suhaimi Yaacob, Country President of Scomi India.

Source: www.damm.dk
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