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Skyguide has selected Schmid Telecom to modernise its existing VCS at Zurich Airport …with a refresh of the TWR & APP VCS to the latest VoIP VCS solution.

08-25-2016 06:21 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

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Skyguide has selected Schmid Telecom to modernise its existing

Zurich, August 25, 2016. Skyguide has selected Schmid Telecom to modernise its existing Voice Communication Systems (VCS) for Zurich Airport. The Site Acceptance for both VCS systems with the latest ED-137B compliant Software has been passed successfully.
The new VCS solution is fully redundant and distributed with integrated VoIP access via a fibre optic network to modern VoIP Radios as well as interconnection to existing VCS systems and legacy phone lines. Furthermore, a new design of the HMI offers the Air Traffic Controllers an intuitive, state of the art access with personalization capabilities to all available communication resources.
“We are very satisfied by the high availability of the Schmid Telecom system and the very good customer support. In combination with the advanced migration capabilities from digital to IP technology we are confident in having with Schmid Telecom and its next-generation ATM solutions a solid partner for the future”, states Thomas Zähner, Voice COM Engineering CNS services.
“We are very pleased to have been selected by Skyguide to provide our latest VoIP VCS solution also to Zurich Airport, the largest international airport in Switzerland. It shows that Skyguide is entrusting Schmid Telecom and its solutions especially also on the way towards VoIP technology. We are looking forward to continue the long lasting great relationship with Skyguide”, Jan-Patrik Kurmis, VP Sales & Marketing at Schmid Telecom said.
About Schmid Telecom
Schmid Telecom 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 Skyguide
Skyguide provides air navigation services for Switzerland and certain adjacent parts of neighbouring countries. With its 1,500 employees at 14 locations in Switzerland, the company guides some 1.2 million civil and military flights a year safely and efficiently through Europe’s busiest airspace.
Skyguide is well integrated into the international air navigation services community and contributes to Switzerland’s appeal as a place to live, work and do business with its innovative and customer minded solutions. The company is majority owned by the Swiss Confederation, and is headquartered in Geneva.

Schmid Telecom, is a global leader in Access Network solutions for digital voice and data transfer and voice communication systems used in air traffic control. The private and independent company was founded 1967 in Zurich and with its long tradition, Schmid Telecom relies on the innovative spirit of its own engineers and the legendary quality consciousness of the Swiss. Our focus on research and development as well as our lean, well-coordinated company structure enables us to adapt quickly to the continuously changing needs of the market and to implement a long-term vision.

Schmid Telecom

Binzstrasse 35
8045 Zurich

Phone: +41 44 456 11 11

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