United Kingdom & EMEA

Digital Communications Case Studies


 

Frédéric Sausset is a remarkable man

For Frédéric Sausset, competing at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2016 was much more than just a race. It’s was his Race for Life.

Frédéric Sausset is a remarkable man. In 2012, after contracting a deadly form of septicemia while on holiday just a few weeks after attending the 24 Hours of LeMans, the 46-year old businessman and motorsport enthusiast was to have his four limbs amputated.
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CitiCall Communications are supported by NEXEDGE radios

CitiCall Communications support by NEXEDGE radios

CitiCall was chosen by the Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee to provide radio communications throughout the 28th SEA Games 2015. In this event, CitiCall achieved a great success being supported by NEXEDGE®*1 radios backed by a nationwide digital trunking system.
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Jacksons Fencing ProTalk dPMR 446

Jacksons Fencing uses ProTalk dPMR 446

Jacksons Fencing is one of the UK’s leading designers, manufacturers and installers of security fencing and access control systems and a long standing user of Kenwood ProTalk analogue radios at its three locations in Ashford, Bath and Chester, where they are put to work in providing on-site communications between management, health and safety, manufacturing and operations teams. Find out more ►

 


 

Motorbike communications TK-3401D

On the road with dPMR446 Walkie Talkies

The provision of mobile communications on a motorbike is fraught with problems; from simple physical issues such as where to place a PTT when the rider needs both hands on the controls at all times, to how to ensure a reliable RF link with no significant earth planes for an effective antenna placement. Find out more ►

 


 

RT UK London Studios - Kenwood NEXEDGE Communications

RT UK equips its London studios with NEXEDGE® Digital

RT UK has two production studios and in February 2013 solutions provider CVP was contracted to equip the studios. Find out more ►

 


 

South East Crew

South East Crew

Providing support to some of the most prestigious events in the South of England. Formed in 1995, South East Crew (SEC) is a Brighton based company, providing smart, experienced crew for conference, theatre, exhibitions and events in the South East area and beyond. Find out more ►

 


 

Dekbera'a RadioNET Update

Dekbera RadioNET Network Update

Europe’s Largest NEXEDGE® Digital Trunking System. The completion of the fifth phase of deploying Kenwood NEXEDGE® digital trunking infrastructure sees Dekbera’s RadioNET communications network firmly established as Europe’s largest NEXEDGE® trunking system. Find out more ►

 


 

R F Lincs Ltd

A New Greater London Digital Network That's Serious About Waste, U.K.

When Steve Cairns, Managing Director of R F Lincs Ltd saw customers leaving the analogue PAMR system he had worked with for a number of years due to coverage and reliability issues he decided to build something better. Find out more ►

 


 

La Sagrada Familia

ProTalk Digital PMR446 Bringing words to life at the home of William Wordsworth

Enhancing the visitor experience for 60,000 people each year. Every year, millions of adventurers, tourists and day-trippers flock to the Lake District in North West England. Some are attracted by the backdrop of mountains and lakes, but many others come to find out more about the artists and poets who were inspired by the stunning landscape. Find out more ►

 


 

La Sagrada Familia

La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona, Spain

Visiting Barcelona this summer? Then find out how Kenwood’s NEXEDGE® digital system is being used at the La Sagrada Familia, Barcelona. Covering an area of 4,500 square metres and with a capacity of 9,000, La Sagrada Familia (The Basilica of the Sacred Family) Barcelona is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which.. Find out more ►

 


 

MRTC

MRTC – The inside track on Motorsport communications, U.K.

“To be completely honest, we got into motorsport by mistake.”

When Ken Rumbold left corporate life in 1984 with a modest redundancy package and a desire to set up his own two-way radio communications business, his ambition was to live the rural idyll and serve in the local farming community...
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London Bridge Station

London Bridge Station

Learn how a Kenwood NEXEDGE® system helps Network Rail to keep the station operating safely and efficiently.

Already one of the busiest rail transport hubs in the UK, London Bridge Station is preparing itself for a 10% increase in passengers by 2018. Find out more ►

 


 

Polish Stadion Narodowy

NEXEDGE® Digital Communications System for National Stadium in Poland

Managing safety and facilities at one of Europe’s most modern and striking stadiums.

Situated across the Vistula River from the meticulously rebuilt and beautiful Old Town in Warsaw is the stunning Stadion Narodowy, the national stadium for Poland: the most popular place in the country, the biggest multifunctional arena. Find out more ►

 


 

Dekbera's RadioNET Network covers Lithuania

Europe’s Largest NEXEDGE® Digital Trunking System. The completion of the fifth phase of deploying Kenwood NEXEDGE® digital trunking infrastructure sees Dekbera’s RadioNET communications network firmly established as Europe’s largest NEXEDGE® trunking system. Find out more ►

 


 

Poland Fire Fighters

NEXEDGE® helping fire fighters across Poland

Kenwood NEXEDGE® helping fire fighters to work more safely and effectively across Poland.

Fire and rescue services in Poland The State Fire Service (SFS) of Poland consists of a National Headquarters in Warsaw, 16 Regional Headquarters, 353 District (Municipal) Headquarters and 499 Fire and Rescue Units. Find out more ►

 


 

Zorlu Center

Zorlu Center: NEXEDGE® at a project that achieves the impossible, Turcky

The Zorlu Center is Turkey’s first and only “mixed use” development and is situated in Zincirlikuyu, on the European shores of Istanbul. The Center brings five separate but fully integrated functions together in a single location and includes luxurious apartments with breath-taking views of the Bosporus and Princess Islands... Find out more ►

 


 

Liverpool Cathedral

NEXEDGE® at Liverpool Cathedral

Liverpool Cathedral is one of only five Cathedrals in Britain to employ constables. The team operate around the clock, 365 days a year to ensure security and the safety and good conduct of visitors. Read how a NEXEDGE® digital radio system provides the backbone of their lone worker communications.
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Rio Tinto

Reliable on-site communications at Rio Tinto Alcan hydroelectric & smelting plant

One of the most comprehensive Kenwood NEXEDGE® digital radio systems has been completed by Brabourne Communications for Rio Tinto Alcan. Nestled at the foot of Ben Nevis in the Scottish Highlands is the last remaining aluminium smelter in the United Kingdom. Find out more ►

 


 

Bulgarian Police

Bulgarian Police deploy nationwide NEXEDGE® system, Bulgaria

Kenwood Communications and its local distributor Sectron have recently delivered a nationwide NEXEDGE® digital two-way radio system for the National Police Service in Bulgaria. James Atkinson of Wireless Magazine reports from his visit to Sofia. Find out more ►

 


 

Bulawayo City Council

Bulawayo City Council, Zimbabwe

Bulawayo City Council’s (BCC) call centre was awarded the Service Excellence Award in the public sector, local authorities and utilities category at a ceremony held on 5th October 2012 in Harare. Find out more ►

 


 

One New Change

NEXEDGE® at One New Change in The City of London

It’s clearly evident that when Land Securities Group PLC developed the One New Change shopping and office complex, creating something extraordinary was their objective. The location in the heart of the City of London’s Square Mile, a stone’s throw from St Pauls Cathedral and bustling financial district, the striking and iconic.. Find out more ►

 


 

Exeter City Centre

How NEXEDGE® Keeps Exeter City Centre Safe From Crime

“Our aim is to ensure Exeter City Centre is as safe, welcoming and vibrant at midnight as it is at eight o’clock in the morning”. Anthony Couch, Exeter Business Crime Manager and architect of the Exeter Business Against Crime (EBAC) initiative talks to us about how a NEXEDGE® trunked digital two way radio network helps keep his city centre safe. Find out more ►

 


 

Georgia Public Safety Agencies

Georgia Public Safety Agencies use NEXEDGE® NXDN

I went from utilizing a three-site voter system to a single-site digital system so it was a big increase in coverage and clarity, said Tracy Neal, communications director for McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office. The system increased coverage in areas where it had previously been difficult to operate a handheld. In addition, Neal said that security, as well as the price and feature set, were all determining factors. Find out more ►

 


 

Stoke Park

Stoke Park Maintain Its Five Star Experience

Stoke Park Estate's recorded history dates over 1,000 years to before the 1086 Domesday Book with its ownership in a direct line of descent for 515 years from 1066 until 1581. But it wasn't until 1775 that the parkland began to take on its present form when John Penn, a soldier, scholar and poet whose family were the founders of Pennsylvania, inherited Stoke Park with its Manor House. Find out more ►

 


 

Mal-Tel Communications

Mal-Tel (Mal-Tel Communication Sdn Bhd), Malaysia

Based in Malaysia, Mal-Tel Communication Sdn Bhd (Mal-Tel) has successfully developed an extensive portfolio of radio communication solutions for both public and private sectors. And since 2001 the company has been operating an analog LTR® trunking system. But now Mal-Tel is embarked on an exciting new venture: in June 2011 it started building its own digital trunked radio service — the NX-Digital™ Service — powered by Kenwood’s NEXEDGE® technology. Find out more ►

 


 

The home of Guinness UK

NEXEDGE® at The Home Of Guinness, U.K.

Richard Lambley of Land Mobile magazine discovers how Kenwood’s NEXEDGE® has revolutionized on-site communications at Ireland’s most celebrated industrial location – the St James’s Gate Brewery in Dublin, the home of Guinness for over 250 years... Find out more ►

 


 

Chapelfield Shopping Center

NEXEDGE® Trunked Digital Two Way Radio System At Chapelfield Shopping Centre

Richard Lambley joins the crowds at a large shopping mall in Norwich, where a recent upgrade to Kenwood NEXEDGE® digital communications has brought improved radio coverage throughout the site and access to a wealth of new functionality. Find out more ►

 


 

Williamson Medical Center

Williamson Medical Center (WMC), Tennesses, U.S.

Williamson Medical Center, source of medical care for more than 180,000 residents in Williamson County, TN, migrated their security team to Kenwood digital NEXEDGE® portable radios. As a result, wireless communication became possible throughout their entire facilities with no dead spots, and instant one-button communication boosted their ability to respond to emergency situations.  Find out more ►

 


 

Mobile Relay Associates

Mobile Relay Associates (MRA), La Crescenta, California, U.S.

Determined to build a new digital specialized mobile radio (SMR) network able to compete successfully against cellular systems, Mobile Relay Associates (MRA) picked Kenwood's NEXEDGE®. MRA now operates a leading-edge communications network offering expanded coverage, security, and all the feature sets its customers had asked for. Find out more ►

 


 

A Beep

A Beep, Chicago, U.S.

Needing to compete effectively with cellular systems, A Beep, one of the largest SMR operators in Chicago, decided on NEXEDGE® for their new Diga-Talk service as it offers an automated system for transparent roaming using inexpensive IP networking. A Beep's expanded coverage means they can now support radio customers throughout the city. Find out more ►

 


 

Western Kentucky University

Western Kentucky University (WKU), Kentucky, U.S.

Located in south central Kentucky and recognized as the fastest growing university in Kentucky, Western Kentucky University (WKU) could see that their existing two-way radio system was no longer providing adequate coverage and it was time to explore other options. After a two week Kenwood demo, WKU could “immediately see” the benefits of the digital technology.  Find out more ►

 


 

Private Security Sofia Bulgaria

Private Security Sofia Bulgaria

Kenwood’s official distributor in Bulgaria, Sectron Ltd, has successfully implemented the first NEXEDGE digital communication system in Bulgaria for SOT-161, one of the leading companies on security market. SOT ensure the security of more than 53,000 subscribers with alarm monitoring system, patrol cars and physical guards in Sofia and thousands more around the country. Find out more ►

 


 

Hessen Road Maintenance

Hessen Road Maintenance System, Germany

The German state of Hessen has a population of six million and an extensive road system, including the busiest highway interchange in Europe. As budgets for state-funded road maintenance are limited, greater efficiencies have to be found in control and communications. Project requirements were demanding, but the solution picked by Hessen was none other than Kenwood's NEXEDGE® digital radio system.
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Vertel Telecoms Pty Ltd

Vertel Telecoms Pty Ltd, Australia

In July 2010 Vertel, Australia's largest independent wireless network provider, launched Team Talk™, a fully managed push-to-talk two-way communications system powered by Kenwood and using NEXEDGE® technology. Covering Sydney and Melbourne metro areas, Team Talk™ delivers localized and interstate communications for commercial and government organizations that require business-critical voice and data communications over secure digital networks. Find out more ►

 


 

G8/G20 Summits, Canada

G8/G20 Summits, Canada, June 25–27, 2010

In the summer of 2010, Canada hosted G8 and G20 Summits back to back – one in Huntsville, and the other in Toronto – requiring seamless multisite trunked coverage for a large area of Southern Ontario. The contract was won by Mobile Business Communications (MBC) and Kenwood Electronics Canada (KEC), who put together a customized NEXEDGE® digital communications network in less than six weeks.
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SP-PSA International Port

SP-PSA International Port, Vietnam

NEXEDGE® has made a very successful debut in the Asian market. Winning out over strong competition, it was chosen by Singapore-based PSA International, the world's second largest port operator, for its new container operations in Vung Tau, Vietnam. Workers at this large facility are now using over a hundred Kenwood radios and further expansion is scheduled. Find out more ►

 


 

The Venetian

The Venetian® Resort Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, U.S.

The Venetian® Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas is one of the largest luxury resorts in the world. They needed to add 1,000 radios but their LTR® system could not provide the additional capacity. Kenwood's NEXEDGE® technology has allowed them to migrate incrementally from analog to digital communications, while offering increased capacity, coverage and clarity.
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CN Tower

CN Tower, Toronto, Canada

Being the tallest freestanding structure in North America, Toronto's CN Tower poses some unique challenges for wireless communications. Ensuring that a solid signal propagates throughout the facility, thus providing good voice clarity, was an important factor in the selection of Kenwood's digital system. NEXEDGE® has also increased capacity, allowing for multiple talk groups. Find out more ►

 


 

G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit

G8 Hokkaido Toyako Summit, Japan

For the G8 Summit held at Toyako, Hokkaido, in July 2008, Kenwood's digital radios were selected by the Japanese government to link three remote sites requiring confidentiality and voice clarity. NEXEDGE® proved to be the perfect solution, performing flawlessly in providing trunked communications for group calls and radio-to-radio communications for individual calls. Find out more ►