The DMR Association welcomes you

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

We publish and maintain an application interface for vendors to extend the abilities of their DMR digital mobile radio systems.
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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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DMR - Trusted by 12 Million Users

Welcome to the DMR Association; we’re here for our members, working worldwide, to continuously reaffirm Digital Mobile Radio as the most widely used digital radio standard for the business world.

We began in 2005 as a group of market leading public mobile radio manufacturers to support ETSI during the DMR standardisation process.

The DMR Association’s Technical Working Group works constantly on the Interoperability process, providing standards certification for manufacturers, the majority of which is at the highest Tier 3 specification.

Membership is open to all organisations or individuals where DMR is a regular part of their business and for those working to support the professional use of the DMR standard in other ways.

News & Events

Walkie Labs LLC welcome to the DMR Association
Welcome, Walkie Labs LLC

A warm welcome to Walkie Labs LLC who join the DMR Association as a category 2 member. Walkie Labs is a software development company specializing in professional push-to-talk communication solutions.
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DMR Presentations
New DMRA Presentations

If you didn’t catch one of our presentations at IWCE, PMRExpo or Critical Communications Russia this year then don’t worry, we have put together all three presentations as PDF documents for your enjoyment.
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Updated product showcase

The DMR Association are please to introduce Entel’s updated product showcase that now includes a range of Intrinsically Safe products. Established in 1995, the Entel Group designs and manufactures business-critical radio communications equipment. Visit Entel's Showcase >


DMR technology is already supporting
12 Million users worldwide.

DMR Key Benefits

Our Mission

By using a combination of education, awareness, certification and interoperability training we operate to make sure that business buyers of today’s digital radio technology have the security of knowing that they are investing in the future.


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.
We’re in frequent and direct dialogue with regulators, trade bodies and standards organisations around the world to maintain the standard.

DMR applications interface (AIS) standards unify interoperable voice and data solutions.

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Key features of the DMR standard

  • Interoperability between manufacturers
  • Backwards spectrum compatibility
  • State of the art Forward Error Correction
  • IP Data
  • Fast Automatic Vehicle Localisation (AVL)
  • Optional encryption for secure communications
  • Doubling of capacity in existing channels
  • Data applications interface (AIS)
  • Two-slot Time Division (TDMA) operation

DMR, Digital Mobile Radio, developed by ETSI, European Telecommunications Standards Institute, and first ratified in 2005.

The DMR Standards