Category Archives: Communications

FAA’s Data Comm reaches 1m flight milestone

US air traffic controllers and pilots have used NextGen Data Communications (Data Comm) technology to clear more than one million flights – reaching the significant … More ››

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Comsuisse passes SAT at Shannon centre 

Comsuisse has successfully carried out a Site Acceptance Test for a VCCS main operational system for the Irish Aviation Authority at its Shannon air control centre … More ››

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Frequentis USA delivers DFW voice switch

The Frequentis 3020X voice communications system for Dallas Fort Worth NextGen Metroplex has been successfully installed and accepted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ahead … More ››

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Rohde & Schwarz ATC voice over IP comms selected by NATS for London City digital tower

Rohde & Schwarz has been selected by UK air traffic service provider NATS to supply and install the R&S VCS-4G voice communications system for the London City … More ››

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Singapore exploring space-based VHF comms

The world’s first space-based VHF communications initiative seeks to increase air traffic management capacity and efficiency in the Singapore FIR The Civil Aviation Authority of … More ››

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Frequentis replaces Schmid VCS in Poland

Frequentis has completed the voice communication system for Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA). Frequentis compact and duplicated VCS 3020X will provide a market-leading voice communication … More ››

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FAB CE completes first joint procurement

S&T Slovenija was selected following a competitive tender, issued in May, to deliver common regional telecommunications infrastructure to six air navigation services providers (ANSPs) to … More ››

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SITAONAIR, Teledyne join on ACARS service

SITAONAIR and Teledyne Controls are joining forces to deliver the aviation industry’s first-ever airline-integrated ACARS datalink terrestrial cellular service. This new partnership – announced today between SITAONAIR, … More ››

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Ireland, Iceland launch full virtual joint comms

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and Iceland’s ISAVIA have established the world’s first cross border virtual communications centre of its kind. The Rohde & Schwarz fully IP … More ››

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Frequentis’ ATM division exceeded 2016 hopes

Critical comms supplier Frequentis enjoyed a strong 2016 performance with new orders up by 18 per cent to €260 million while operating performance rose by 11 … More ››

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