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Siemens Convergence Creators Supplies GSM-R Dispatchers for UAE Railways
By: PR Newswire
Feb. 25, 2013 01:02 AM
VIENNA, Austria, February 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Siemens Convergence Creators has been selected by Selex ES as the main supplier of GSM-R dispatchers for the new UAE railway network to be completed in 2017. It will connect urban and industrial areas of the United Arab Emirates and open up new pathways to Saudi Arabia and Oman.
The GSM-R dispatchers will be deployed to provide seamless and reliable communication along the 266 km Habshan/Ruwais section of the railway line. Selex ES will take care of the smooth integration of the GSM-R system with the railway infrastructure.
Siemens Convergence Creators' solutions for railways include also network management and billing systems, quality assurance and control, as well as an infotainment system. The package is made complete with specialized services, such as installation and commissioning of multi-vendor systems, as well as network performance monitoring and optimization.
"With its GSM-R products and services Siemens Convergence Creators is committed to deliver innovative solutions as well as establishing a collaboration with Selex ES. We are looking forward to a long and productive relationship with Selex ES," said Vincent Sabot, COO of Siemens Convergence Creators.
About Siemens Convergence Creators
Siemens Convergence Creators Ltd., headquartered in Vienna, provides its customers with turnkey solutions and services in the fields of communication networks, service and customer management, public safety and security, multimedia infotainment, as well as aerospace technology. In fiscal 2011, Siemens Convergence Creators had about 2000 employees at 19 locations in nine countries: Austria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Romania and Slovakia.
The company supplies more than 70 countries with communication and media products and solutions. Among the most important customers are the top players in their respective industrial sectors, i.e. telecommunications, media (TV, publishing houses), transport (cruise ships, railways, aircraft manufacturers, airlines and airports), space, public safety (action forces) and energy (wind power, oil and gas).
About Selex ES
Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defense systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable smart solutions. From the design, development and production of state-of-the-art equipment, software and systems to life support, Selex ES partners with its customers to deliver the information superiority required to act decisively, complete missions and maintain security and protection for operational effectiveness.
Mag. Enrico Filusch
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