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EXPLORER Push-to-Talk in Focus as Cobham SATCOM Exhibits at IWCE 2015 and Sponsors the Baker to Vegas Law Enforcement Race

Reliable, feature-rich, communication technology for public safety and utilities maintenance are in focus this week, as IWCE 2015 exhibitor Cobham SATCOM brings its innovative EXPLORER Push-to-Talk (PTT) solution to the Las Vegas Convention Center.

IWCE 2015, Las Vegas - Reliable, feature-rich, communication technology for public safety and utilities maintenance are in focus this week, as IWCE 2015 exhibitor Cobham SATCOM brings its innovative EXPLORER Push-to-Talk (PTT) solution to the Las Vegas Convention Center. The leading satcom terminal manufacturer will also be staying in town during March to support the infamous Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay race, the largest law enforcement running event in the country.


At IWCE 2015, Cobham SATCOM will detail the safety and operational benefits of the EXPLORER PTT system during the show, in addition to highlighting upgraded functionality and integration potential. The latter is a vital aspect to EXPLORER PTT's roll-out with US public safety services, whose existing systems can be combined with Cobham SATCOM's solution. EXPLORER PTT will also be in the spotlight of national and local law enforcement agencies later this month, as Cobham SATCOM provides nine Beverly Hills Police Department vehicles with the system, to use during the Baker to Vegas race.


Developed as part of Cobham SATCOM's EXPLORER family of Inmarsat and VSAT satellite terminals, EXPLORER PTT is a fully managed communications solution, offering reliable, cost effective vehicular communication for law enforcement, EMS and fire services in addition to utility maintenance fleets and transportation companies. EXPLORER PTT is a sophisticated IP based voice solution, designed to complement existing Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems or act independently in areas where a terrestrial LMR network is not practical or possible. Consisting of network server infrastructure and compact in-vehicle terminals, the system adds cost effective PTT capabilities to hybrid data networks such as terrestrial 3G/4G/LTE and FirstNet, combined with the Inmarsat BGAN satellite network, ensuring optimal balance between cost and availability.


"EXPLORER PTT is really gaining ground in North America thanks to its ability to extend the functionality and reach of an organization's communications network," said Nick Upchurch, Land Business Development, Cobham SATCOM. "We're delighted to exhibit at IWCE and show visitors the latest developments with EXPLORER PTT and how they can help mobile operations for a variety of users. We're also looking forward to being part of the Baker to Vegas race, which has become an institution in law enforcement circles across the country."


EXPLORER PTT is already deployed with a utilities company working in remote areas of Brazil, and is currently being evaluated by one of the USA's largest railway operators. Strong interest has been shown by law enforcement and emergency services in America, who have recognized the system's ability to improve personnel safety and operational efficiency through improved dispatch center communications.


About Cobham

Cobham protects lives and livelihoods with its differentiated technology and know-how, operating with a deep insight to customer needs and agility. The Group offers an innovative range of technologies and services to solve challenging problems across commercial, defence and security markets, from deep space to the depths of the ocean. It has market leading positions in air-to-air refuelling; aviation services; audio, video and data communications, including satellite communications; defence electronics; life support and mission equipment. The most important thing Cobham builds is trust.


About Cobham SATCOM

Cobham SATCOM develops, manufactures, sells and supports satellite and radio communication terminals and earth stations for land, marine and airborne applications. With the ever increasing demand for communication, our products and services are used to satisfy the needs of a wide variety of commercial, governmental and recreational applications.


Cobham SATCOM uses state-of-the-art technologies to design affordable, highly reliable high performance systems that have decreased over time in terms of size, weight and power consumption. Our products enable people to stay in touch under the most challenging and demanding conditions. When traditional communication technologies fail, Cobham SATCOM's products will keep providing our customers with high quality voice, data, and multimedia communications.


Our product designs have evolved tremendously during their decades in service in use around the world in a variety of domains and environments. We market under the AVIATOR, EXPLORER, SAILOR® and Sea Tel brands. Please refer to our websites for our list of global distributors and partners. Cobham SATCOM has design, development and manufacturing facilities in Denmark, Norway, South Africa and the USA.


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David Craig
Business Development
+1 (407) 650-9054

 Cobham SATCOM

Nick Upchurch
Business Development
+45 3955 8670
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