Nokia TETRAs in China

Nokia wins contract to supply radio communication network for the Ji'nan International Airport in China

November 22, 2004

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ESPOO, Finland -- Nokia has won the contract to supply the radio communication network for the Ji'nan International Airport in the Shandong province of China. The system will be the first of its kind in the Chinese aviation industry, and it will provide the airport personnel with seamless Nokia TETRA voice and data services.

Around two million passengers travel through the Ji'nan Airport each year, and the Nokia TETRA system will vastly improve the airport staff communications, further improving the high-quality of passenger services and personal safety.

The deal will see Nokia provide a complete range of digital TETRA professional mobile radio solutions, including Nokia DXTip exchanges, Nokia TETRA base stations, Nokia DWS dispatcher workstations and a large number of Nokia TETRA terminals. Nokia will also provide project implementation and training services. In the implementation stage of the project Nokia and Ji'nan Airport will team up with Shandong Starting Petroleum Environmental Protection Science & Technology Co., Ltd., which will take care of the integration of the system. The system will be put into operation at the beginning of 2005.

"Airport staff demand high reliability, availability and security from their radio communication. For them, second best security is not an option. Nokia TETRA system has been designed to provide security functions that include guaranteed instant communications, emergency call, fast group messaging and numerous other security functions," says Topi Kinnunen, Director of Professional Mobile Radio Asia Pacific and Greater China, Nokia.

"We are very pleased to cooperate with Shandong Starting Petroleum Environmental Protection Science & Technology Co., Ltd. in providing this advanced digital professional mobile radio system to Ji'nan International Airport," he adds.

Nokia Corp.

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