DMR Association News Archive

September 2017 - A warm welcome to a new member …
Kapsch CarrierCom is a leading supplier and systems integrator of end-to-end mission-critical telecommunications solutions for railway and public transport operators, public authorities and airports. Their expertise covers the next-generation of mission-critical communication, digitalisation and virtualisation.

August 2017 - IWCE online conference The Future of Voice Communications Webinar Series … Other Enterprise LMR Protocols: NXDN, DMR, TETRA Wednesday, August 30 @ 2 pm ET DMRA representatives from Leonardo and Hytera will be participating in IWCE’s upcoming Online Conference webinar:- “Other Enterprise LMR Protocols: NXDN, DMR, TETRA” on 30 August 2pm ET. Bill Frederickson from Leonardo and Martin Edwards of Hytera will be sharing their expertise on the pros and cons of these narrowband offerings, and how they will adapt in the new IP-based world. This session will make a great primer for the management of a CIO staff who may not be as well versed on narrowband and broadband as they are on IT technologies. They’ll be working through the advantages and disadvantages of narrowband offerings, reviewing NXDN, TETRA and DMR and how they will adapt in this new IP-based world.

July 2017 - OiV Transmitters and Communications Ltd. has an outstanding history, stretching back to the early days of radio development. Founded in Zagreb in 1924 by a board of scientists and local specialists OiV has moved forward with each step change in radio technology. Still based in Zagreb; the company broadcasts terrestrial and satellite radio and television programs; constructs and leases electronic communications networks, lines and infrastructure and provides multimedia and other professional services in the field of electronic communications. The company has a commitment to a high quality service with strong customer care and has a commitment to sustainable development, energy efficiency, environmental protection and social responsibility. OiV is owned by the Republic of Croatia and operated under its jurisdiction.

June 2017 - Quansheng Electronics Co., Ltd., founded in 1984 and based in Fujian in south eastern China is one of the top 10 wireless communication equipment manufacturers in China. With a dedicated research and development team, supported by state of the art manufacturing and sales the company produces user-friendly digital & analogue radio equipment. With a full range of products including handhelds, mobiles radios, repeaters and all associated equipment the company has a loyal commercial and public safety customer base. 90 percent of the components of Quansheng’s products are self-designed and self-produced; the company has its own surface mount technology facility; making this a sound base for customized OEM & ODM overseas customers.

April 2017 - Vertel Digital Pvt. Ltd, part of the Vertel Group, is a leading provider of professional radio communication systems. The company, based in India, produces reliable digital radio products for mission critical sectors working from public safety and defence right through to government security across the region. Vertel holds ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certificates and is committed to providing cutting edge technology to deliver innovative and practical functionality. The company offers DMR Tier II and Tier III products and the team works to deliver the highest quality end solutions based on DMR infrastructure. All Vertel DMR products are rugged and have been tested and certified by ILAC / NABL and Government laboratories to conform to highest standards.

March 2017 - 5th International conference Critical Communications Russia 29/30 March Moscow 5th International conference Critical Communications Russia 29/30 March Moscow
Angelo Benvenuto, DMRA member, will be speaking at this conference that concentrates on integrated control, management and security systems. This conference in Moscow is the perfect forum to share expertise, adding to the conversation about how these systems have become a core factor in sustainable development of enterprises, communities and countries all over the world. In 2017, the second day of the conference will be dedicated to discussing the most important aspects of preparing and establishing the telecommunications and IT infrastructure for management, control, safety, security, communications and broadcasting during the FIFA 2018 World Cup, as well as the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

January 2017 - We’d like to welcome these new members to the DMR Association

Systems integration specialist Digital Research and Consulting - DRC have just completed their Category 1 membership registration. Based in Thailand DRC is a leading local manufacturer in wireless communication and electronic interface. With over twenty five years in the industry the company has a commitment to quality, long term growth and leadership in the sector.

The Italian Red Cross Association has joined us as a Category Three member. As a member of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent the IRCA fully realises the importance of communications at every level. As part of their commitment to develop their delivery of humanitarian aid locally and internationally they are using all available means to develop their resources.


November 2016 - We’d like to welcome these new members to the DMR Association

LGSE is a specialist business bringing high end design and mid volume production to both tech start-ups and household names. Their diverse development capabilities include digital RF transceivers, DSP based noise cancellation, mechanical design for harsh environments and more. This broad foundation when coupled with DMR Association membership, makes the most of their business partnering skills. 3M™ PELTOR™ Products include communication equipment as well as hearing, head & face protection products for noisy and hazardous environments. With more than 60 years of experience, the PELTOR™ brand promises quality communication solutions that help provide an excellent balance of comfort and protection. The advanced engineering and technology inherent with the PELTOR™ brands fits with the high standard of quality and innovation of a continuously evolving range of product solutions.




September 2016 - We’d like to welcome these new members to the DMR Association
Talkpod Technology Co. Ltd was one of the first professional two-way radio and accessories manufacturers in China. Talkpod is dedicated to the manufacturing and marketing of battery packs, chargers, antennas, audios and carriers for two-way radios.

The hybrid business, D2N Pty Limited, offers consulting services for broadcast and event communications, two way radio hire, sales and design, Rf over fibre, optical delay line and Rf spectrum planning.

Founded in 1992 Dat-Con offers system integration, electronic applications, special measuring and multimedia equipment In law enforcement and crime prevention and control industry. Dat-Con has developed widely implemented systems.


August 2016 - A new website promoting technical excellence, built by sector leaders Graphic Identity
Developing our presence at all levels is important to the DMR Association and we're very much aware that the impact of our online presence has far reaching business implications for our members. With that in mind we've worked with online marketing specialists Graphic Identity to build this, our re-launched website. Graphic Identity have long experience in the communications sector and agility in developing eye catching and engaging technical content which remains eye catching and effective. The new site contains a wealth of easily accessible information about the DMRA and its aims, as well as being a source of information about DMR and the DMRA membership.



August 2016 - ETSI releases new version of DMR Tier III trunking standard
London, UK – 23 June 2016 - The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association is pleased to report, that the European Telecommunications Standardization Institute (ETSI) has released Version 1.8.1 of the Tier III Trunking Part TS102 361-4 of the Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) standard. This update provides valuable expansion and further definition of the rules and descriptions relating to PTT de-key, payload channel assignment, late entry, short data and call diversion facilities. It further builds upon the last substantial update to the specification last year which included significant additional functionality of Dynamic Group Number Assignment, Full duplex voice and data communications, Transmit Interrupt and Application Data over an IP bearer.

October 27, 2015 - ETSI releases new version of DMR trunking standard
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association is pleased to report, that the European Telecommunications Standardization Institute (ETSI) has released Version 1.7.1 of the Tier III Trunking Part TS102 361-4 of the Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) standard.

April 14, 2014 - Independent research confirms DMR leadership in operations critical markets
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association is pleased to confirm that research by IHS (www.ihs.com) shows, that DMR has become the leading digital Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) technology in operations critical markets such as transport and industrial having more terminals in use than any other digital technology.


February 26, 2014 - The DMR Association announces the successful completion of two Tier III and of one Tier II Interoperability Testing Sessions
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association today announces the completion of three further successful DMR interoperability test sessions. Two sessions were for DMR Tier III (trunked operation) and the third session for Tier II (conventional operation).
The Tier II tests took place between Selex ES and Simoco. The Tier III sessions took place between Selex ES (infrastructure) and Hytera (terminals) and Selex ES (infrastructure) and Tait Communications (terminals). The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association today announces the completion of three further successful DMR interoperability test sessions. Two sessions were for DMR Tier III (trunked operation) and the third session for Tier II (conventional operation).
The Tier II tests took place between Selex ES and Simoco. The Tier III sessions took place between Selex ES (infrastructure) and Hytera (terminals) and Selex ES (infrastructure) and Tait Communications (terminals).

29th May 2013 – The DMR Association announces the successful completion of two Tier III and of one Tier II Interoperability Testing Sessions
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association today announces the completion of three further successful DMR interoperability test sessions. Two sessions were for DMR Tier III (trunked operation) and the third session for Tier II (conventional operation).
The Tier II tests took place between Selex ES and Simoco. The Tier III sessions took place between Selex ES (infrastructure) and Hytera (terminals) and Selex ES (infrastructure) and Tait Communications (terminals).


3rd April 2013 – Completion of three further successful DMR interoperability test sessions
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association today announced the completion of three further successful DMR interoperability test sessions. Two sessions were for DMR Tier III (trunked operation) and the third session for Tier II (conventional operation).


8th March 2013 – Four new Category 2 Members join the DMR Association
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association warmly welcomes Logic Wireless (New Zealand), Prescom (France), Raven Electronics Corporation (USA), and Xworks (New Zealand) as new DMR Association members.

8th November 2012 – Four new Category 2 Members join the DMR Association
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association warmly welcomes Bosch Security Systems Inc (USA), Catalyst Communications Technologies, Inc. (USA), Telent GmbH (Germany), and Twisted Pair Solutions (USA) as new DMR Association members.


4th September 2012 – Completion of three interoperability testing sessions
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association today announced the completion of three further successful DMR interoperability test sessions. Two sessions were for DMR Tier II (conventional operation) and the third session for Tier III (trunked operation).


23rd August 2012 – DMR Association Announces Shanghai 3G, Wuhan and Gencom as New Members, and Larimart Upgraded Membership
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association warmly welcomes Shanghai 3G (China), Wuhan New Technology Communications (China) and Gencom Two-Way Radio (Australia) as new DMR Association members. We would also like to announce that Larimart has upgraded to Category 1* membership.


4th July 2012 – DMR Association Welcomes Bei Feng as New Category 1 Member
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association welcomes Fujian Bei Feng Telecom Technology Co., Ltd (China) as our newest Category 1 member.
Bei Feng, established in 1989 and located in Quanzhou, is a Chinese manufacturer of professional two-way radio equipment..


20th June 2012 – The DMR Association announces the 1st successful completion of DMR Tier III interoperability testing
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association announces the first successful completion of DMR Tier III interoperability testing. This test took place using Tait Communications trunking infrastructure and Hytera terminals at the Tait facilities in Christchurch, New Zealand.


11th April 2012 – The DMR Association Welcomes Aselsan as New Category 1 Memberg
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association warmly welcomes Aselsan (Turkey.) as our newest new Category 1* member.


07th February 2012 – The DMR Association Welcomes Harris Corporation as New Category 1 Member
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association warmly welcomes Harris Corporation (U.S.A.) as our newest new Category 1* member.


26th January 2012 – The DMR Association welcomes Zetron as a New Category 1 Member
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association warmly welcomes Zetron (U.S.A) as a new Category 1* member.


24th January 2012 – The DMR Association welcomes Larimart, Omnitronics and SafeMobile as New Members
The Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Association warmly welcomes Larimart (Italy), Omnitronics (Australia) and SafeMobile (U.S.A) as new Category 2* members.


12th December 2011 – The DMR Association Recognizes Avtec as Newest Category 1 Member
Avtec Inc., the leading provider of mission-critical console systems in North America, joined the Digital Mobile Radio Association as a Category 1 member in December..


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