Technological Move Towards IP: Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia Manages Increased Operational Requirements Using the Latest FREQUENTIS VCX-IP Technology

- Vienna, Austria.

Within Colombia’s countrywide VSAT network programme, Frequentis will equip 39 sites with its latest VCX-IP network solution for voice, radar and data communications. Once complete, the ATM-grade network will increase civil aviation security and safety, in compliance with national and international regulations.

With the delivery of the future-proof VCX-IP network solution, Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia and Frequentis, the global market leader for communication systems in air traffic control, will continue their successful partnership. As part of the VSAT upgrade to an ATM-grade infrastructure, VCX-IP will ensure the required performance for all safety-critical applications.

Gustavo Adolfo Grisales, Director of Telecommunications and aid to air navigation at Aeronáutica Civil, is confident with the continued partnership: “Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia is handling is some of the fastest-growing air traffic in Latin America. We need a reliable and experienced partner to assist us with the modernisation of our existing VSAT network.”

Hannu Juurakko, Vice President ATM Civil at Frequentis, says: “We are extremely honoured to be the trusted ATM communication partner to Aeronáutica Civil de Colombia, and Frequentis looks forward to broadening and strengthening our excellent partnership. This project once again demonstrates our strong commitment to supporting the modernisation and excellence of our many clients’ networks. Aeronáutica Civil will receive the most advanced solution to guarantee the highest levels of end-to-end performance and safety for its demanding ATM operations.”


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