Public Safety Infrastructure provides robust voice communications for
emergency services and Metro staff
Chesham, UK - Cobham Wireless, a global leader in the
provision of advanced wireless coverage and mobile communication
systems, and telecoms infrastructure provider Kapsch, have
announced the installation of the robust TETRA public safety
network on the new Metro line built for the Rio Olympics in Brazil.
The installation will provide premium public safety communications
for the Line 4 route, expected to transport 300,000 people per day
The TETRA system provides mission critical communications
facilities for emergency services and transport staff, spanning the
entire length of the new Line 4. This covers 16km of track from
General Osório in Ipanema to Jardim Oceânico in Barra da Tijuca and
includes all tunnels, stations and an outdoor perimeter around each
station. Cobham Wireless is providing a fully redundant public
safety DAS solution including remote radio units (RRUs), head end
equipment (OMUs), passive components, design and commissioning
This project is the latest of several high-profile Cobham
Wireless installations in Brazil, with the company providing public
safety DAS infrastructure for the rest of the Metro network and
cellular active DAS solutions in three of the largest stadia in the
city: the Engenao Stadium, Mineirão Stadium, and the Maracanã
"Cobham Wireless has a long history in supplying Critical and
Cellular communications infrastructure to support some of the
world's most prestigious sporting events," said Hebert Sedas
Director of Sales Latin America, Cobham Wireless.
"Working with Kapsch has enabled us to provide the Brazilian
authorities with one of the most efficient, robust, and powerful
TETRA networks available. This is one of the first systems of its
kind in the Americas and it has already set a new standard for
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