ENERGA-OPERATOR SA Trusts TETRA Communications to Ensure Power Stays On for Millions in Poland

on Tuesday, 11 August 2015. Posted in Two Way Radio Industry News Blog

Solutions’ Dimetra TETRA technology selected by ENERGA-OPERATOR SA, one of Poland’s largest energy distributors, to upgrade critical radio communications

  • Digital radio communications to increase safety and reliability of power distribution
  • Cost effective integration with customer’s existing control infrastructure
  • Motorola Solutions’ largest utility communications contract in Poland

KRAKOW, Poland – Aug. 11, 2015 – To ensure power stays on 24/7, the biggest power distribution company in Northern Poland, with more than 2.9 million private and business customers, has chosen to migrate to digital radio communications. To enable best-in-class communications for employees and control rooms, ENERGA-OPERATOR SA will use a comprehensive Dimetra IP Terrestrial Trunked Radio system (TETRA) from Motorola Solutions. It is Motorola Solutions’ largest contract win to date with a utility company in Poland.

According to the agreement, Motorola Solutions will deliver and implement a TETRA radio system including Dimetra IP TETRA switches, TETRA base stations, TETRA mobile radios, TETRA portable radios and TETRA radio modems.

Motorola Solutions will also integrate third-party solutions including a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system from Elkomtech and Mikronika to control power distribution equipment at remote sites. Motorola Solutions will also provide network integration services, dispatch console solutions plus post-sale service and maintenance.

“By choosing our Dimetra IP TETRA system, ENERGA-OPERATOR SA has selected a truly sustainable communications solution that can be upgraded and expanded to support Smart Metering, Smart Grid applications and LTE evolution when needed,” said Axel Rettig, MSSI vice president of Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia, Motorola Solutions.