IDSTEIN, Germany – Sep. 28 , 2012 – Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI), a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions, has delivered its 100,000th TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) digital radio terminal to German security authorities and organisations (Behörden und Organisationen mit Sicherheitsaufgaben, BOS). To mark this important milestone, Peter Damerau, sales director BOS at Motorola Solutions, presented a specially designed digital two-way radio terminal to Andreas Gegenfurtner, vice president of the Federal Agency for Digital Radio of Security Authorities and Organisations (BDBOS). He accepted the 100,000th TETRA digital radio terminal on behalf of the German security authorities and organisations at Motorola's location in Berlin, which is home to the global Motorola Competence Centre for TETRA digital radio.
Motorola has been supplying TETRA digital radios and equipment as well as associated management solutions and services to a number of German security authorities and organisations ever since the first TETRA invitations to tender in 2009. These include public safety organisations in Berlin, Hesse, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia and the German Federal Ministry of Interior.
· The Motorola TETRA portfolio provides infrastructure solutions, terminals, applications and services, which are currently used in more than 100 countries around the world. The company continues to maintain its leading position in the area of TETRA digital radio solutions and has delivered more than 1.9 million TETRA digital radios worldwide.
· Motorola's robust, intuitively operated products are subjected to rigorous testing at every stage from the development phase onward to guarantee high quality and reliable operation even under extreme conditions.
· TETRA digital radio solutions from Motorola support end-to-end encryption in accordance with the requirements of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) for secure communication. The radios have an interface similar to those in mobile phones, making them simple to operate. Users can therefore quickly familiarize themselves with the functions and use the terminal immediately.
· With a network of "Authorised BOS Partners" throughout Germany, Motorola ensures that customers in every corner of the country receive competent support tailored to their specific needs from a certified local partner.
Tom Quirke, vice president and general Manager, Global TETRA Organization, Motorola Solutions
"The delivery of our 100,000th TETRA digital radio terminal to the German BOS customer is an important success story for our team and our partners. This significant milestone highlights our leading position in the development and implementation of TETRA digital radio solutions in the public sector. We are delighted that our solutions are able to support users from federal and state authorities and organisations in their daily work in mission-critical operations."
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