Telekom connects DFS control towers, radio and radar facilities

-DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) modernizes communications community
-Purchase volume in the double-digit million assortment
-Deutsche Telekom builds 870 kilometers of fiber for the client

DFS, the German air navigation support supplier, is modernising its communications community: Manage centres, towers, radio and radar services will trade data by using optical fibres in potential. To this close, Deutsche Telekom will develop its community by all over 870 kilometres by the middle of 2022. Deutsche Telekom will then work the overall community for DFS. The contract is really worth a medium-sized double-digit million Euro figure and will operate for 7 decades. 

The new fibre-optic community for DFS will be numerous tens of countless numbers of kilometres lengthy, stretching from Helgoland in the north to Kaufbeuren in the south. It will connect four manage centres, the manage towers of the 16 selected intercontinental airports and one hundred thirty radio and radar services in Germany. For the to start with time, some 80 destinations will be connected to the fibre optic community. 

“The new fibre-optic community is an critical developing block for the digitalisation of air website traffic manage,” stated Friedrich-Wilhelm Menge, Chief Engineering Officer at DFS. “We want to even more bolster our posture amid the foremost air navigation support vendors in Europe. To attain this, we ought to go on acquiring technologies and consistently exploit the prospective of digitalisation and automation. In concrete phrases, the purpose is to boost protection and efficiency in air website traffic.”

Hagen Rickmann, responsible for the business-client division at Telekom Deutschland: “The air website traffic manage infrastructure is important to the complete economy. That’s why protection is the top rated priority: All traces and the most critical community components are duplicated. He adds: ”This is one of the to start with significant orders for our new-seem business client division. As of July 1, we have now bundled all the required competencies to put into action this sort of critical and protection-relevant projects even much more successfully”

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About DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH
DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH, the German air navigation support supplier, is a Condition-owned company beneath non-public regulation with five,600 employees (as at 31 December 2019). DFS makes certain the protected and punctual move of air website traffic around Germany. All around 2,200 air website traffic controllers guide up to 10,000 flights in German airspace every single day, much more than three million actions every single year. This can make Germany the country with the best website traffic volume in Europe. The company operates manage centres in Langen, Bremen, Karlsruhe and Munich as effectively as manage towers at the 16 selected intercontinental airports in Germany. Its subsidiary DFS Aviation Solutions offers goods and products and services relevant to air website traffic management all over the world and presents air navigation products and services at 9 German regional airports as effectively as at London Gatwick Airport and Edinburgh Airport in the United kingdom. DFS has been doing the job on the integration of drones into