PowerTrunk Inc. to Market TETRA Land Mobile Radio in North America

North American LMR customers will now be able to choose between two digital standards, P25 and TETRA

New York City, NY — June 1, 2009 – PowerTrunk™ Inc.a global leader in Land Mobile Radio (LMR) design, manufacture and implementation, announced it will introduce its PowerTrunk-T TETRA LMR product line to the North American market. Branded outside North America under the Nebula™ name, the PowerTrunk-T product line has been successfully deployed in utilities, oil and gas, public safety and transportation networks around the world for over ten years. The first North American PowerTrunk-T trials are expected to take place this summer.

The PowerTrunk-T product line consists of a complete infrastructure system, portable radios, mobile radios and a communications center management console. It delivers excellent coverage, security and reliability in a platform designed for efficient implementation and cost-effective scalability. It is the only TETRA product line on the market that is 100% end-to-end IP, with every component engineered to enhance versatility and coverage beyond the standard’s requirements. Integrated interfaces and off-the-shelf solutions optimized for AVL, telemetry and transportation make integration extremely efficient.

“Though new to the U.S. market, our TETRA land mobile radio product line has been proven throughout the world,” said Jose Martin, COO of PowerTrunk. “Now, we are delighted to offer the North American market the same options that are available in other countries. Customers will be able to choose the LMR digital standard that meets their needs the best, P25 or TETRA.”

The PowerTrunk-T infrastructure system is a secure and reliable network with distributed switching, distributed intelligence and complete fault-tolerant redundancy. Our patented bandwidth utilization method allows users to optimize the quality of their voice and data applications. Designed for cost-effective scalability, a PowerTrunk-T network easily expands from a single site to nationwide using less equipment than alternatives. The system’s advanced capabilities include: 75 watts of RF output power in each repeater and triple receiver diversity for the best coverage available in TETRA networks, real-time network-performance statistics, multi-slot packet data (up to 28.8 Kbps), FIPS Level 3-oriented E2EE management tools, and a platform that is hardware-ready for migration to TEDS high-speed data.

The PowerTrunk-T HTT-500 portable radio provides a unique 3 watts of RF output for improved coverage, 1 watt of audio, 18+ hours of battery power and the latest features including Bluetooth® connectivity, WAP browser, GPS and man-down capability. The HTT-500 is solid, tough and durable, yet small and light weight.

The PowerTrunk-T MDT-400 mobile radio provides 10 watts of RF output power delivering coverage that is significantly superior to alternatives. A GSM option automatically connects the unit to the telephone network when it is out of the LMR network range. Its extremely versatile design and specialized off-the-shelf solutions can be customized to handle complex applications such as telemetry and transportation.

Please visit us at the UTC tradeshow in Las Vegas, June 1 – 4, at Booth #115.

About PowerTrunk Inc. and Teltronic S.A.U.

PowerTrunk Inc. is the subsidiary of Teltronic® S.A.U. responsible for business development, distribution and customer support for Teltronic land mobile radio projects in North America. PowerTrunk is headquartered in New York City.

With 35 years’ experience designing, manufacturing, implementing and supporting digital and analog land mobile radio turnkey projects, Teltronic S.A.U. has more than 300 systems installed in 50 countries. Teltronic’s LMR solutions are widely deployed in the public safety, oil and gas, transportation and utilities industries. We own 100% of our LMR technology which includes conventional and trunked infrastructure systems, mobiles, hand portables and dispatching consoles. The company manufactures conventional PMR, MPT-1327, TETRA, P25 and WiMAX solutions. Headquartered in Spain, Teltronic S.A.U. is one of the fastest-growing TETRA solutions providers today, with a direct commercial presence in over 25 countries throughout Europe, Asia, the Pacific Rim, the Middle East, Latin America and the United States. For more information please visit

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