CASSIDIAN and APSI extend their cooperation from TETRA terminals to TEDS modems

TETRA World Congress (TWC) in Dubai16 May 2012

  • Pre-interoperability (IOP) tests between Cassidian TETRA networks and APSI ATP7000 TEDS modems
  • Cooperation underlines Cassidian’s commitment to creating an effective and diverse TEDS ecosystem

Cassidian, an EADS company, and the Korean equipment manufacturer Asia Pacific Satellite communications Inc. (APSI) have started pre-interoperability (IOP) tests between TETRA networks from Cassidian and ATP7000 TEDS modems from APSI. The cooperation aims to develop TETRA- and TEDS-enabled modem products that address the critical data transfer needs of a range of industries. Thus, the companies are expanding their existing partnership in developing TETRA terminals to include TEDS technology and data-oriented products for stationary applications, such as smart grids, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems and sensor networks.

“The expanded collaboration between Cassidian and APSI underlines Cassidian’s commitment to creating an effective and diverse TEDS ecosystem,” stated Jean-Marc Nasr, Head of Secure Communication Solutions at Cassidian.

“Our cooperation will foster the growth and development of the TEDS market both in Korea and on a global scale. We are proud to continue our long-term partnership with Cassidian and are convinced that the new portfolio will further increase the TETRA technology footprint in the industrial and utility markets as well,” said Ryoo Jang-soo, CEO of APSI.

About CASSIDIAN (www.cassidian.com)

Cassidian, an EADS company, is a worldwide leader in global security solutions and systems, providing Lead Systems Integration and value-added products and services to civil and military customers around the globe: air systems (aircraft and unmanned aerial systems), land, naval and joint systems, intelligence and surveillance, cyber security, secure communications, test systems, missiles, services and support solutions. In 2011, Cassidian – with around 28,000 employees – achieved revenues of € 5.8 billion. EADS is a global leader in aerospace, defence and related services. In 2011, the Group – comprising Airbus, Astrium, Cassidian and Eurocopter – generated revenues of € 49.1 billion and employed a workforce of more than 133,000.

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