SolaCom Wins Order for Two VCCS Systems in Central Africa SolaCom & Intelcan join forces to modernize airport GATINEAU, QC, Canada September 9, 2008 - SolaCom Technologies, a communications solution company that enables interoperability over any network infrastructure, announces that it has received an order from Intelcan of Ottawa for two Liberty-STAR Voice Communication and Control Systems (VCCS) for two Approach Centers in Central Africa.
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A privately held corporation headquartered in Canada's national capital region, SolaCom Technologies, Inc. has acquired more than 25 years of knowledge and experience engineering some of the world's most reliable critical communication systems. With the structure and broad expertise to execute customized solutions into a powerful set of communication tools, SolaCom enables interoperability over any network infrastructure in air traffic control, homeland security, public networks, military C4I, marine communication, emergency response, and other mission-critical applications. For further information Antonio Cassandra (613) 693-0641 x297 email@example.com
The VCCS systems were seen as key components in regional efforts aimed at improving and enhancing air traffic control in the area. The first VCCS system will see a solution that includes 8 touch screen operator positions, 6 radio interfaces and 30 telephone interfaces. The second VCCS system will be comprised of 6 touch screen operator positions, 6 radio interfaces and 30 telephone interfaces. Each system comes equipped with all of the ATC features and functions required by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). In addition, each system features Best Signal Selection for enhanced radio functionality. This latest opportunity introduces SolaCom and its market-leading line of Liberty-STAR products to a new market and the opportunity to foster additional business relationships, says Pierre Plangger, Vice President ATC Sales and Marketing. The advanced capabilities offered by the Liberty-STAR will provide our newest users with a powerful and cost-effective solution to maintaining safe and secure airways." The contract is the latest for SolaCom in Africa as it continues to expand its network within the country. SolaCom has also completed installations in Algeria and Nigeria.