Polish Police Releases 50 Mio Euro TETRA Project for 13 Cities
The National Police Headquarters in Warsaw, Poland announced a long-awaited tender with the aim to modernise the radio communication system for the polish police according to the TETRA standard.
The project is named: "Modernization of police radio networks in 13 cities and urban agglomerations to the ETSI TETRA standard.”
At this moment, further details of the tender are not disclosed as the detailed project requirements will be published later. However, it is known that the tender requests for: LTE (gateway with terminals), TETRA API, repair time for main failures of 6 hours and for normal failures 48 hours, storage of data about user activity and radio groups (at least 730 days), the ability to listen to at least 24 hours of the last correspondence (carried out on your own dispatch console) and engineering support in the location of the primary SwMI location.
The entire contract will last for the duration of 6 years with an estimated value of 50 mln Euro.
The deadline for submitting the tender is October 11, 2018. By entering the tender, the contractor is obliged to pay a bid bond, indicating the purpose of the payment, in the amount of PLN 3,500,000.00 (0,8 mln Euro). Before signing the contract, the ordering party will require the contractor whose tender has been selected to provide a performance bond of 10% of the gross value specified in the offer (basic contract).
Mariusz Waruszewski, Editor in the Chief of TETRA Forum Poland said: “ That is great news for whole industry. I am really happy that TETRA standard will be finally deploy in vide area in Polish Police. It is still not a nationwide system, but I hope it will evolve into it soon. Upcoming RadioEXPO 2018 event in Warsaw should be good occasion for wider discussion about bright future of TETRA standard in Poland.”