Airbus Tests The World's First TETRA 5G Hybrid Network In Guangzhou, China

- Nov 04, 2019-

With its Tactilon Agnet, Airbus successfully completed a pilot test between the 5G real-time network and the TETRA network in Guangzhou, China.


Guangzhou Airbus successfully completed the test between the 5G network mobile phone and the aircraft terminal, and tested the wireless network shared by the Guangzhou government. The network was first connected to China Telecom's 5G network in Guangzhou. The reliability and safety of Airbus technology once again proves that it is at the forefront of technological development.guangzhou_airbus_tetra_5g_hybrid_network


By using Tactilon Agnet software, users of government agencies in Guangzhou can now experience interoperability between the two networks. In addition, Tactilon Agnet allows voice and data services between users on the TETRA network and users using 5G networks, including group and personal calls, messaging services, video and data sharing, and geographic and push-to-talk capabilities.


Airbus' Tactilon Agnet software has been installed on a variety of devices for use by the Guangzhou Municipal Government. This includes mobile phones, portable cameras and satellite phones.


TETRA network shared by the Guangzhou government established by Airbus is the first hybrid network in the Asia Pacific region. It is interconnected with 4G networks from all three mobile network operators (China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom).


Guangzhou government shared radio network is one of the largest urban TETRA networks in the world. It serves more than 50,000 subscribers from police forces, fire and ambulance services, local utility companies and emergency offices. The network includes air coverage, ground coverage and underground coverage to provide users with extensive and seamless communications.


Through the interconnection of 4G networks and 5G networks, the Guangzhou government shared radio is paving the way for the future.