Thales announced the entry into service of one of Central Asia's largest TETRA radio networks with the Republic of Kazakhstan security forces at Critical Communications World 2013 in Paris.
Thales, along with its key industrial partner Company AGAT LLP (Kazakhstan), deployed the network across the entire country for the Kazakhstan Ministry of the Interior.
Thales's secure solution provides nationwide mobile voice and data services, enabling the ministry and its various agencies to better serve the community and improve security for citizens. In addition, the Thales network architecture ensures a high level of resilience and availability to support the country's security forces in their missions, even in the event of a major incident or crisis.
Thales has delivered and commissioned a total of 84 radio relay sites, and has also deployed supervision stations in 16 cities around Kazakhstan to monitor and locate mobile equipment.
‘The solution we have deployed meets all our customer’s requirements, particularly the ability of each site to provide a complete operational service even when disconnected from the core network,’ says Jean-Michel Lagarde, Deputy SVP in charge of Secure Communications and Information Systems activities. ‘Our customer has commended us for the level of commitment of the Thales teams during deployment and commissioning and into the support phase.’