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Airports Fiji Limited undertakes $4M project to replace Voice Communication System

Airports Fiji Limited (AFL) has executed a contract with Harris C4i Pty Limited (Harris) to replace the ATMC Voice Communication System and VHF Radio Communication System yesterday. The project will
16 Nov 2016 15:20
Airports Fiji Limited undertakes $4M project to replace Voice Communication System
Harris managing director Peter Harrison with Airports Fiji Limited executive chairman Faiz Khan

Airports Fiji Limited (AFL) has executed a contract with Harris C4i Pty Limited (Harris) to replace the ATMC Voice Communication System and VHF Radio Communication System yesterday.

The project will cost AFL $4 million.

Once completed, the project will achieve greater operational efficiency between air traffic controllers and aircraft in the six million square kilometres of the Nadi Flight Information Region (FIR) and the domestic airspace.

This will be achieved through providing modern Internet Protocol (IP) voice communication solutions at industry based ICAO standards.

The managing director of Harris, Peter Harrison said: “Harris looks forward to extending its long term relationship with AFL by providing modern industry leading voice over IP communication systems.”

AFL’s executive chairman Faiz Khan said: “AFL is going through a modernisation phase of its infrastructure.

“The $4M replacement of voice communication system represents one of many key projects AFL will be undertaking over the next few years.”

The contract was signed between AFL and Australian based company Harris at the AFL boardroom.

 

Harris

Harris designs, manufacture and integrates communications solutions for clients all over the world.

For over 25 years, the company has been creating customised interoperable communications solutions for a wide variety of industries including defense, public safety, utilities, transport and oil & gas markets.

Harris caters for the full spectrum of airport command and control requirements.

This includes mission critical applications such as communications with aircraft, coordinating and automating emergency response activities, and managing the network of airline operations.

The company also assists airports in increasing the efficiency of operations performed by aircraft crews and support agencies.

It is done to reduce emergency response time – minimising the risk of critical incidents.

The company with its interoperable communications system, airports have the potential to see a dramatic rise in productivity and safety standards.

 

SOURCE: AIRPORTS fIJI lIMITED

 



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