The DMR Association welcomes you

We set the standard for business critical and
conventional Digital Private Mobile Radio.

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DMR Applications Interfacing

We publish and maintain an application interface for vendors to extend the abilities of digital mobile radio system.

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Cost-effective technology

The DMR air interface provides coverage similar to analogue, offering the benefits of digital without the need to increase the number of repeater sites.

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About Us

Welcome to the DMR Association; here to work at the centre of DMR - Digital Mobile Radio technology. We’re here for our members, working worldwide, to make Digital Mobile Radio the most widely supported digital radio standard for the twenty first century business world.

We began in 2005 as a group of leading public mobile radio manufacturers to support ETSI during the Digital Mobile Radio standardisation process. Our membership is welcoming and open to all organisations or individuals where DMR is a consistent part of their business or for those working to support the professional use of the DMR standard in other ways.

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Our Mission

We are here for our members, working to make DMR Digital Mobile Radio the most widely supported digital business radio standard in the world. Our mission is to support the DMR standard and those working within it.

Here at the DMR Association we provide our membership with the resources necessary to make certain that DMR products reach the market within a successful, open, multi-vendor chain. This offers buyers of today’s digital radio technology the security of knowing that they are investing in the future.

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DMR technology is already supporting over three million users worldwide.

We work with our members, worldwide, to ensure that DMR Digital Mobile Radio is the most widely supported digital business radio standard.

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Key features of the DMR standard

  • Interoperability between manufacturers
  • Backwards spectrum compatibility
  • State of the art Forward Error Correction
  • Analogue to digital migration with DMR systems
  • Longer battery life
  • 2 talk paths in a 12.5 kHz channel
  • Doubling of capacity in existing channels
  • Data applications interface (AIS)
  • Two-slot Time Division (TDMA) operation
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Latest Association News and Product Showcase Introductions ...

Our members are what drive us, so we’re pleased to welcome six new members to the DMRA.

X Radio designs and manufactures wireless communications solutions and injection moulding technology to a 1-million-dollar export market in over 20 countries. Unimo Technology has over forty years’ experience producing communications for the military and other applications including radio systems for the Seoul Olympics..


They’re joined by both MutualLink and Jöhl + Köferli. Mutual Link manufacture the highly capable and specialist Interoperable Response and Preparedness Platform offering support to public safety networks. Jöhl + Köferli again specialise in the public space; this time in transport where they produce single-frequency radio networks for public transport that interconnect synchronously allowing a topographically difficult area to be covered nationwide on a single frequency.


We’re pleased to welcome CFE Transmission and AIEN Technology Corporation. CFE provide the transmission network for the public service of power distribution across Mexico and together with AIEN Tech they form the final pair of new members.

These six companies come together under the DMRA umbrella, using the associations services to the full and gaining technical and product support as necessary to help develop and grow their businesses. We’re delighted to have them aboard.

PMRExpo 27-29 Nov Koelnmesse, Cologne

We’re pleased to be exhibiting and taking part in this key industry event. The trade fair welcomes visitors from around the world to this Secure Communications Summit. There will be many of our members present and we’ll be making the most of the opportunity to have a face to face meeting of the Technical Working Group during the conference.

Caltta in the spotlight with their showcase

Previously known as ZTE Trunking Technology Corporation, Caltta is a global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. With operations in 160 countries, the company is a leader in technology innovation, delivering superior products and business solutions to clients all over the world.

Caltta is the world’s fourth-largest handset maker, offering stylish and intelligent devices for consumers around the world. Offering the industry’s most comprehensive product range and end-to-end solutions, Caltta delivers cutting-edge technology to telecommunications clients in wireless, access & bearer, value-added services, terminals, managed network services, and ICT solutions for enterprises and government agencies. Caltta’s technology is deployed by leading international operators and Fortune-500 enterprises globally.