Dublin firm Sigma Wireless Communications today (11 April 2012) announced the completion of a five-year framework and supply agreement for itsr ComAlerter Tetra Messaging System with British firm Airwave, which runs the UK’s TETRA critical voice and data communications network. ComAlerter is a two-way messaging device with GPS functionality.
The agreement will see Sigma’s technology deployed by emergency services throughout Great Britain using the Airwave Network which covers 99% of the country’s landmass and has been live on the London Underground since 2010.
Sigma Wireless will carry out the device assembly and system integration activities from its headquarters in Finglas, Dublin. The ComAlerter System was jointly designed with Isle Systems, specialists in the area of Lone Worker Systems and Personal Safety.
Announcing the agreement, Tony Boyle, Chair of Sigma Wireless Group, said:‘This contract now places us in a position to really drive significant growth for our business.’
Richard Bobbett, Chief Executive Officer of Airwave, said: ‘Airwave is continually seeking to identify and partner with innovative companies, which forms part of our commitment to deliver quality products that fill a gap in the market and that deliver true, quantifiable benefits to our customers.’