India’s Metros Select Motorola Communication System

13 September 2009 (Last Updated September 13th, 2009 18:30)

Motorola will provide digital radio communication platforms for two Indian metro rail systems, in the cities of Delhi and Mumbai. The metro networks include the Delhi Airport Metro Express Link and the Mumbai Metro. The company will supply its scalable Dimetra IP system, an en

Motorola will provide digital radio communication platforms for two Indian metro rail systems, in the cities of Delhi and Mumbai.

The metro networks include the Delhi Airport Metro Express Link and the Mumbai Metro.

The company will supply its scalable Dimetra IP system, an enhanced IP-based TETRA solution that ensures mission-critical communication across the rail networks.

The system supports voice, messaging and mobile applications, including real-time monitoring of trains, dynamic passenger information system and remote access to data over a single network.

The system will enable secure, always-on mobile voice and data channels, and is capable of full interoperability across multiple user segments to improve operational efficiency and achieve fail-safe seamless communications essential for ensuring passenger safety and security, the company said.

The value of the contracts has not been disclosed.