Jersey City, New Jersey – January 20, 2017 – PowerTrunk, Inc., a subsidiary of Teltronic S.A.U., part of the Sepura Group, announces that Teltronic has been awarded the contract to provide an emergency services TETRA radio communications network in Peru for the Regional Government of Madre de Dios, located in the Peruvian Amazon rain forest.
Valued at approximately $2 million, the network will provide voice and data communication capacity to improve the operations and surveillance activities of the civil defense, public safety, and emergency services organizations in the region.
The complex solution will be provided on a turn-key basis and includes not only the TETRA network infrastructure, but also a fiber-optic backbone, a command and control center, a video surveillance system, and a data application for the transmission and reception in the field of imaging information.
The network will initially support about 140 users with Sepura STP9038 and STP9138 portable radios and Sepura SRG3900 mobile radios for vehicles and motorcycles.
As part of the project, Portalify, also part of the Sepura Group, will provide its IMAGE application integrated in the control center and loaded in the radio terminals, which will allow the users to receive images directly viewable from the display of the radio itself.
“TETRA continues making its way in the Americas. The Sepura Group has notched an important win in the context of Peruvian efforts to enhance public emergency services through the deployment of state-of-the art TETRA system”, said Jose Martin, PowerTrunk CEO and Sepura Group regional sales director for the Americas.
PowerTrunk Inc. is the subsidiary of Teltronic S.A.U. (part of the Sepura Group) responsible for business development, distribution, and customer support for land mobile radio (LMR) projects in North America. PowerTrunk is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey. With over 40 years’ experience designing, manufacturing, implementing, and supporting digital and analog land mobile radio turnkey projects, the group has more than 350 systems installed in more than 50 countries. Its LMR solutions are widely deployed in the public safety, oil and gas, transportation, and utilities sectors. LMR equipment includes conventional and trunked infrastructure systems, mobiles, hand portables, and dispatching consoles for TETRA, DMR, P25, and LTE technologies.