Schmid Telecom Successfully Passes SAT with Its VCS at IAA's Remote TWR in Dublin and Adds the Voice Communication Part to Saab's Remote Tower Solution

Zürich, Switzerland, August 17, 2016 --( Schmid Telecom has successfully completed the Site Acceptance Test with its latest Voice Communication System for the Remote Tower Centre in Dublin of the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA).

Together with the Remote TWR Solution provided by Saab it`s now possible to remotely control the air traffic at the airports in Cork and Shannon. Especially the sophisticated role concept of Schmid's VCS Solution enables efficient load and resource sharing as well as task distribution.

Fergal Arthurs, Manager Communications Systems IAA, commented, “The VCS system provided by Schmid Telecom with its modern cluster solution hits exactly our operational needs while offering low lifecycle costs.”

Jan-Patrik Kurmis, VP Sales & Marketing at Schmid Telecom AG, proudly announces: “We are very happy to be after the ACC's in Dublin and Ballycasey as well as Shannon and Cork Tower also the preferred supplier of IAA for Remote Tower Projects. It underpins our excellent relationship and we are looking forward to continue the long-lasting cooperation with IAA.”

About Schmid Telecom
Schmid Telecom AG is one of the leading suppliers of highly reliable Voice Communication Systems with an installed base of more than 5000 Operator Positions and satisfied customers all over the world.

Headquarters are located in Zurich, Switzerland. As a global company, with worldwide subsidiaries and reliable experienced business partners in all important markets, Schmid Telecom AG is close to the customer.

The VCS solutions are especially designed for Air Traffic Management and are ready for todays and future needs in Air Traffic Control by using a decentralized architecture, being fully compliant to the VoIP standard ED-137B. The solution covers the full range of applications within ATM from largest centres to small and mobile towers.

About Saab's Remote Tower
When cost-effectiveness puts high demands on airport operations, Saab's Remote Tower is exactly what airports need in order to stay competitive and to reduce cost.

About IAA
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) is a commercial semi-state company employing approximately 650 people at six locations around Ireland. The IAA has three main functions: the provision of air traffic management and related services in Irish controlled airspace, the safety regulation of the civil aviation industry in Ireland and the oversight of civil aviation security in Ireland.
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