- DAMM deployed for regional network in North West Russia.
DAMM deployed for regional network in North West Russia.
Monday, August 22, 2011
DAMM's TetraFlex® in operation for region
wide network for St. Petersburg city and North
West region of Russia.
During 2010 and 2011 the biggest region wide TETRA network in
the North West Federal region of Russia has been deployed with
DAMM's TetraFlex® infrastructure, with Tetrasvyaz Consortium as the
operator of the network.
consists of a 32 site TetraFlex® network, and is currently covering
the St. Petersburg city and the surrounding regions in North West
Russia region, close to 50,000 sq.km. The installed network
capacity counts 20,000 subscribers and is prepared for a capacity
of up to 65,000 subscribers. It services public safety, government
agencies and a wide range of commercial and industrial users.
Tetrasvyaz was appointed by the St.Petersburg Government to
operate a uniformed TETRA communications system covering all public
citywide emergency agencies, such as Ambulance and Emergency
services, Police, Healthcare facilities, Utility services, St.
Petersburg Authorities and the regional Civil Defence, with over
Also a mobile solution for rapid
response services in rural areas is deployed.The mobile solution is
possible due to the light weight and small dimensions of the
TetraFlex® IP65 protected outdoor base station. The mobile solution
can be switched on in few minutes, and is communicating with the
rest of the system via a satellite channel.
"Tetrasvyaz is devoted to continous improvement of technical
features and in its systems, always trying to expand services and
functionalities of their equipment. We chose innovative solutions
which comply with high international standards of reliability."
says president of Tetrasvyaz Consortium, Mr. Moldavanov. "For the
Noth West region, Tetrasvyaz chose the solution from their European
partner, Damm Cellular Systems. DAMM's TetraFlex® was chosen due to
its feature rich, easy deployable and cost efficient solution. The
fully distributed IP network architecture and full redundancy of
the system, gives the highest reliability and no single point of
Transport covering St. Petersburg, including "Taxi 068", is also
serviced by the network, with applications supporting such as the
dispatch control centre, signalling control, electronic passenger
timetables, telemetry and much more.
In addition, a long range of commercial and industrial companies
are today subscribing to the TETRA services from Tetrasvyaz, such
as production sites (i.e. the General Motors Plant in Shushary),
several taxi companies, private security companies and more. The
TETRA network has been in action for several major sports events
and international political conferences, such as the Annual
International Economical Forum, Red Wings Event and more.
The network infrastructure is equipped with a combination of in-
and outdoor TetraFlex® Base Stations, with Dispatchers optimized
for Russian speaking users, LogServers, Packet Data services and
other options. As an important feature for the technical experts
from TetraSvyaz, they express: "when deploying additional base
stations to the network, we do not need to interrupt operation of
existing active users on the network.
Moritz Hynkemejer, Sales Director at DAMM comments: "Since
entering the strategic alliance with Tetrasvyaz, the feature rich
and easy scalable concept of the TetraFlex® Infrastructure together
with the highly professional radio communication and application
expertise from Tetrasvyaz has proven to be the excellent foundation
for providing safe and reliable radio communications networks in
Russia. We are proud being able to support the St. Petersburg
Government in their goal to achieve increased safety as well as
operational and economical efficiency for the St. Petersburg
TetraSvyaz is the largest TETRA operator in
Russia, and part of the ATGroup Consortium, who is a nationwide
provider of integrated security systems for governmental and
DAMM is a world leading provider of scalable, flexible,
user friendly and cost effective TETRA infrastructure products to
industrial, commercial and public safety customers.
Being a key player for more than 30 years within professional
radio communication DAMM is taking the lead in TETRA technology
through superior engineering and constant focus on customer needs
and reduced complexity.
DAMM solutions are available worldwide through an
exclusive network of partners.
To learn more about DAMM and its products, please visit
Issued by Bettina L. Johannsen,
Damm Cellular Systems
Tel. +45 74423500