Airbus, BSNL deliver Tactilon Agnet 500 critical communication service in India

13 July 2022

The Tactilon Agnet 500 developed by Airbus Secure Land Communications (SLC) is now fully operational in India in collaboration with Arubaito and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), following a phase of implementation and testing.

The state-of-the-art mission-critical communication Service (MCS) for business and mission-critical users is based on the mobile telecommunications standard of the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP).

As a future-proof modern, easy-to-use, flexible and scalable solution, Tactilon Agnet 500 can acquire and transmit data, video and voice to all relevant bodies at once – securely and reliably, the partners said.

It allows radio-device, smartphone, tablet, and laptop users to communicate individually, or in a group. With the support of BSNL, Tactilon Agnet 500 gives smooth access to customers in the critical communications markets. As an end-to-end service, it is easy to integrate into operators’ infrastructures and to their sales funnels, hence strengthening their enterprise and public sector portfolios. Afuturistic solution for meeting all Critical Communication needs by leveraging the benefits of mobile broadband, LTE and Cloud technology.

BSNL and Arubaito, as first movers in the MCS market, will be working to address each and every vertical in order to tip over the entire market one customer at a time. It is expected a viral growth of subscribers, as well as the launch of new markets and an acceleration of AGNET engagement with an important network effects advantage due to BSNL reachability and reliability.

“Airbus is pleased to collaborate with BSNL and to put its expertise at the service of more agile and intelligent communications,” said Selim Bouri, vice-president for Airbus SLC in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. “Tactilon Agnet 500 is a complete solution and its deployment in India is a real success thanks to the strength of the BSNL network.”

P.K. Purwar, CMD BSNL, added: “As one of the largest wireless telecommunications service providers in India, BSNL is proud to have enabled the deployment of Tactilon Agnet 500 in collaboration with Airbus SLC. This is a real breakthrough for Mission-critical communications offering to our professional/entreprise customers.