RAILWAY DEDICATED AND MISSION CRITICAL
Kontron Transportation is a leading global supplier of end-to-end communications solutions for mission-critical and carrier networks.
Its portfolio includes GSM-Railways, FRMCS (future railway mobile communication system), TETRA, DMR, LTE solutions for mission critical networks as well as mobility solutions for the public transport sector and is enabled with the entire service value chain, from planning, developing and producing to deploying, integrating, maintaining and operating. A further mission is to provide a critical E2E IIoT solution dedicated for railway operators to support data collection, transport, monitoring and analysis.
Kontron Transportation invests in research and development and is driving the evolution into the next generation of broadband solutions for mission-critical networks, for instance as an associated member of the European research initiative Shift2Rail.
Kontron Transportation is headquartered in Vienna (Kontron Transportation GmbH) with main subsidiaries in Belgium, France, Germany, Portugal, Spain, the Czech Republic and United Kingdom.
Global solutions for railway operators
KTR has been designing, building, deploying and supporting end-to-end RDN (Railway Dedicated Network) solutions based on the GSM-R standard for more than 20 years. Secure, scalable and smart infrastructure provided by Kontron Transportation Austria AG connects more than 84,000 kilometers of railway track in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Some of the largest IP-ready railway communications networks in the world, based on GSM-R standard, including the networks of Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn, Network Rail, SNCF Réseau/Synerail and important lines in China, Algeria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and many others are powered KTR.
KTR has actively contributed towards creating new standards in train radio technology and is the perfect partner for railway operators preparing the shift from GSM-R to a next generation standard of radio infrastructure (FRMCS).
Driver of the next generation in future railway mobile communication
Having pioneered the introduction of IP in Railway networks, Kontron Transportation is the perfect partner for railway operators in preparing for the shift from GSM-R to a future wireless standard of radio infrastructure. The FRMCS vision is to cover mission-critical railway communications by enabling an on-board mobile communication system for railway operators. With the recently developed PS-LTE (Public Safety Long Term Evolution) solution, KTR has added IoT (Internet of Things), VNF (Virtualized Network Function) and Asset Management to its portfolio.
Mission-critical network solutions
Kontron Transportation voice and data communications solutions based on TETRA, DMR and PS-LTE standards ensure the smooth running of the network of railway and public transport operators, public authorities, airports as well as utilities. The solutions offer secure and highly reliable voice and data services, to increase the safety and convenience for both, public transport staff and passengers.
Clients in this segment include the Tyne and Wear Metro in Newcastle (UK) and MetrôRio in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) using as well as the airports Aena Madrid and Gran Canaria, Spain.
For the highest possible standard of cybersecurity for mission-critical networks, KTR is pioneering a ‘secure thinking’ approach that optimizes security precautions across all departments and network projects. KTR is also your trustful partner in the shift from GSM-R to FRMCS.
Focus on research and development
Kontron Transportation invests in R&D. At its R&D centers in Europe, KTR develops next generation systems, applications and services as well as solutions for operational and business support systems. KTR plays an active role in various standardization and regulatory bodies such as the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), the ERA (European Railway Agency), the International Union of Railways (UIC), and joined the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE).
KTR also has a driving role in the European rail joint technology initiative Shift2Rail, which aims to drive innovation to the rail sector. In detail, the company is helping to develop a highly secure next generation of railway mobile communication system, which will help operators to manage more traffic on their networks, and to raise the competitiveness of European railway solutions and products globally.
Solutions for Telecom Carriers
Kontron Transportation is committed to support Telecom Carriers within their journey to a virtualized application and network environment.
By reducing network and application complexity and the usage of open standards based hard- and software fundaments, we strongly believe our customers are able to provide most saleable and competitive product offerings.
We drive innovation by moving the standards, reliability and efficiency of 3GPP 5G architectures into efficient and easy to operate campus and industry mobile network solutions.
With our disaggregated access network solutions, fixed access providers are able to offer high bandwidth access for their residential customers at low TCO.
Kontron Transportation offers together with the partners an ecosystem of customized answers and innovations of tailor-made agile solutions.
Kontron’s Railway Digitalization Ecosystem is modularly and dynamically structured. Our rich expertise as a system integrator in the telecommunication market is also reflected by our customized blueprints.
We are aiming for an Industry 4.0 and help our customers to digitize their strategy to develop solutions which are rapidly implementable.
Mission critical solutions and technology for reliable and future proof communications.
Cloud Digital Solutions
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Network Virtualization, Security Solutions, Professional Services and Technical Consulting from Kontron Transportation.