Kapsch CarrierCom is a dynamic partner for companies operating in the evolving world of telecommunications. We are a global system integrator and supplier of end-to-end telecommunications solutions for fixed and mobile network operators, railway operators, urban transport organizations and companies seeking real-time asset management solutions. By providing the full set of professional services alongside mission- and business-critical telecommunications, Kapsch CarrierCom is the trusted partner for clients around the world. Strategic partnerships and a strong focus on innovation in nine R&D centers in Europe and Asia, make Kapsch CarrierCom a market specialist in telecommunications. We are always where you need us. Our headquarters are located in Vienna, Austria, but we are present around the globe - with more than 20 subsidiaries. As telecommunication networks grow more and more complex by trying to combine several generations of technologies, bringing a new product or solution into an existing infrastructure becomes an even bigger challenge.
Railway Network and Connectivity Solutions
Kapsch CarrierCom‘s unrivaled experience in GSM-R services and technology has made us the leading provider of GSM based radio communication systems for railway networks around the world.
GSM-R was standardized by the International Union of Railways (UIC) with the support of the European Railway Agency to help railway operators provide internationally interoperable and safe railway networks.
Kapsch CarrierCom’s GSM-R network now covers around 70,000km of track and includes the largest GSM-R network projects in Europe, Africa and Asia. These railway operators count on Kapsch CarrierCom as a reliable partner because we can act as a general contractor for entire projects. Kapsch CarrierCom is an end-to-end supplier of GSM-R solutions and has a strong product portfolio.
Our GSM-R network solution comprises GSM-R access infrastructure nodes such as the Base Station Controller (BSC), the Trans-Coding Unit (TCU), the Base Transceiver Station (BTS), a Core solution based on 3GPP Release 4 architecture using an ATCA platform, the Subscriber and Configuration Management solution. We also provide service capabilities including design, implementation, maintenance and operation.
Our infrastructure includes features that provide secure and reliable wireless communications between railway workers as well as the communication channel for the next-generation of railway control and signaling technology, the European Railway Traffic Management System (ERTMS). The European Train Control System (ETCS), which is part of ERTMS, is the system for signaling, control and train warning designed to replace incompatible signaling systems used by railways in Europe and increasingly around the world.
Public Transport Communication Solutions
To help our customers meet their mission-critical communications requirements, we have developed our cutting-edgetetrawave solution based on the TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) technology. Trusted by police, ambulance, fire and rescue, and other emergency services organisations around the world, TETRA offers voice connectivity that is dedicated, secure and highly reliable. All this makes it ideal for supporting critical urban transport communications.
By choosing Kapsch CarrierCom’s tetrawave solution, you choose truly state-of-the-art technology, which leads to improved safety, lower operational costs and reliable services. The innovative features of our solutions provide a range of benefits for both public transport operators and passengers.
Our end-to-end service wrap takes the risk out of major communications deployments and includes:
Architecture planning and design
End-to-end hardware scoping and provisioning
Full systems integration
Operation and maintenance
Ongoing support based on agreed SLAs[gallery ids="12051,12052,12053"]
Rail Machine Network Solutions
Our tetrawave solution for public transport operators is designed, installed, managed and supported end-to-end by Kapsch CarrierCom’s highly skilled team, so you can focus on your core business activities. Our decades of experience in the transport sector means that your critical communications are in safe hands.
Managing your assets is vital. Receiving real-time status updates on your assets, knowing where they are located at any time, using them in the most efficient manner and increasing asset security are the four key challenges any asset owner is facing today. The process of putting this asset management activity into practice, however, is a separate challenge. Today, good asset management demands the right technology – and that means the use of Machine-to-Machine communications.
Through specialised sensors and meters installed in key places – such as buildings, vehicles or machinery – Machine-to-Machine communication solutions collect location-based data in real time, and transmit it securely to other areas of the business for immediate analysis. This generates valuable business insight, which can deliver a whole range of benefits – helping businesses to save money, work more efficiently and offer better customer service.
Intelligent Rail Asset Management
At Kapsch CarrierCom, we provide you with a customised way to manage any type of tangible asset – from commercial goods to machines, and from cargo wagons to entire buildings.
Our Intelligent Asset Management solutions collect data via secured data channels from your mobile or fixed assets in real-time. This data is then sent to customized web portals and data warehouses for further processing, and reports are created.
Our end-to-end Intelligent Asset Management portfolio consists of everything you need in order to optimise your existing business processes, and even to enable new business models:
Best-of-breed M2M devices and device management
Converged connectivity management for fixed or mobile connectivity
Cloud-based M2M asset management platform
Seamless integration into your existing enterprise infrastructure
The horizontal platform architecture provides ready-to-use functionality for a quick and cost-effective time-to-market. What’s more, we take care of the entire asset management solution cycle from consulting, designing, installing and integrating, to maintaining, operating and supporting.