Airbus consortium achieves step two of European BroadWay

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Friday, 01 October, 2021

Airbus consortium achieves step two of European BroadWay

The Airbus consortium successfully completed step two of the pan-European interoperable mobile broadband project for public protection and disaster relief. The consortium begins progressing towards the third and final step of the project.

The consortium project has been tailored to meet requirements for public protection and disaster relief while enabling the mobility of first responders across Europe. These include the flexibility to adapt to various use cases and to enable communication using shared and dedicated mobile broadband networks while maintaining the highest level of operational efficiency, interoperability and cooperation that first responders need during missions.

On top of the solution, the consortium offers overall project management, solution design and the supply of various technological components, and will ensure compliance to given BroadWay objectives and the future BroadNet network.

Phase 3 of the BroadWay project is scheduled to start by beginning of October 2021 and will run until end of September 2022.The Airbus consortium is composed of Airbus DS SLC (France), Belgacom International Carrier Services (BICS) (Belgium), Proximus (Belgium), and StreamWide Technology (France). Pentatech (Poland), umlaut (Germany) and Proximus Luxembourg are part of the consortium as subcontractors.

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