Motorola wins rail communication contract in Israel

Israel Railways awarded Motorola Solutions a contract for the supply a new push-to-talk over cellular (POC) communication solution to improve efficiency and safety of operations.
Under the contract, Motorola will supply 3,000 devices powered with WAVE™, company’s work group communication service, allowing operational communication across the railway lines, offices and maintenance and logistical compounds. Motorola Solutions will supply, install, operate and maintain the POC-based wireless communications system for three years, with an optional extended period of five years.
The solution is set to replace the railway company’s previous communication service ‘Mirs’, based on Integrated Digital Enhanced Network (iDEN) technology.
WAVE™ will allow the railway company to benefit from a variety of key features and services for smooth and efficient operations. The solution eliminates the barriers between devices, networks and locations, and lets the right team members be part of the conversation. It will enable those on radios, smartphones, tablets and laptops to communicate seamlessly with one another. It will also allow users to easily share voice, text, photos, video and more with a group or individual at the push of a button.

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