In San Diego, Nokia partners with the Government to enhance the public safety communications network of the city. The technology giant will upgrade the networks in the city by using Internet Protocol/Multi-protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) and packet microwave radio technology, delivering improved data transport capabilities.
The new network will improve the network coverage between San Diego’s municipal facilities in terms of speed, capacity, voice and data communications, video surveillance. Overall, this will provide an improved responsiveness of the city’s emergency personnel, especially in police and fire departments. Later, the network will be expanded to additional municipal agencies.
Commenting on the initiative, Kamal Ballout, Head of Sales, Global Enterprise and Public Sector, US for Nokia, said, “Municipal communications networks, particularly in large cities like San Diego, are facing enormous demands as more bandwidth-intensive applications such as video are utilized for public safety and other municipal services. Nokia has the premier end-to-end public safety networking solution to address mission-critical requirements.”
In addition, Nokia is supplying San Diego with its, 7705 Service Aggregation Router, 7210 Service Access Switch, 7750 Service Routers and 9500 Microwave Packet Radio to manage Ethernet, TDM, and video services, and to support the transition to an all-IP network. It also assists in services such as network design and engineering, frequency planning and licensing, tower construction, installation and commissioning and field maintenance.