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Motorola Introduces New Software Release of its TETRA Platform

May 26, 2011

Motorola Solutions has unveiled Dimetra SR 8.0 (system release), a significant new software release of its powerful TETRA (TErrestrial Trunked RAdio) system platform.

Motorola Solutions, a provider of mission-critical communications solutions, notes that the Dimetra SR 8.0 system provides superior performance in a compact footprint.

The solution helps customers to deal better with space-constrained installations. In addition, it increases resilience and capacity, reduces running costs as well as delivers streamlined system upgrades and maintenance.

According to a release, the Dimetra platform provides mission-critical end users with simplified, higher-speed access to data, improved network security and flexible network capacity and coverage.

Motorola has also included in Dimetra SR 8.0 the ability to connect to non-TETRA networks.

This capability is especially beneficial for public safety agencies such as police, fire or ambulance services as they now can enjoy a future-ready solution for unifying communications across both broadband and TETRA networks.

Ultimately, Dimetra SR 8.0 will support the long-term evolution of TETRA network infrastructure while supporting user-specific requirements, enhancing operational efficiency and optimising operators’ capital expenditure.

“Dimetra SR 8.0 is unique in the market with its ability to connect to non-TETRA networks, including standards-compliant LTE networks,” said Tom Quirke, vice president and general manager, TETRA global organization, Motorola Solutions. “It demonstrates our commitment to drive our vision of next generation public safety with TETRA at its core, supporting mission-critical voice services and interworking with broadband networks. The solution is future-proof and helps public safety organizations reduce running costs of their networks whilst improving efficiency.”

Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for unified communications. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Rich Steeves

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