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Prague/Munich mars 07, 2024

Highest level of ATC voice quality for Czech air space thanks to Rohde & Schwarz

Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic and Rohde & Schwarz sign contract for nationwide R&S AVQA advanced voice quality assurance system.

Jan Klas, Director General of ANS CR and Pavel Salanda, Managing Director of Rohde & Schwarz CR signing the contract for nationwide ATC voice quality assurance system. (Photo: Rohde & Schwarz)
Jan Klas, Director General of ANS CR and Pavel Salanda, Managing Director of Rohde & Schwarz CR signing the contract for nationwide ATC voice quality assurance system. (Photo: Rohde & Schwarz)

Air Navigation Services of the Czech Republic (ANS CR) has chosen the R&S AVQA advanced voice quality assurance system from Rohde & Schwarz to ensure the highest level of service quality across their IP-network. This cutting-edge solution will enable ANS CR to monitor and control their voice communication network, ensuring uninterrupted and crystal-clear communication for air traffic control.

The R&S AVQA system will be deployed at multiple locations throughout the Czech Republic, comprising R&S AVQA probes and redundant installation of R&S AVQA manager. This comprehensive coverage will enable ANS CR in-depth monitoring and voice quality analysis, providing a real-time picture of the systems voice quality at any given time and ensuring that any potential issues are promptly identified and resolved. The system's advanced capabilities will allow ANS CR to maintain their commitment to providing exceptional service to the aviation industry.

"We are thrilled to partner with Rohde & Schwarz and implement their state-of-the-art R&S AVQA system," said Jan Klas, Director General of ANS CR. "Since our target is to completely migrate voice services to VoIP technology in the near future and of course ensure the highest level of voice quality at all times, this solution will enable us to proactively monitor and manage our IP-network, guaranteeing uninterrupted communication for our controllers with the best possible quality."

The 15-year service level agreement between ANS CR and Rohde & Schwarz further demonstrates the commitment of both parties to long-term collaboration and support. This agreement ensures that ANS CR will receive ongoing technical assistance and updates, allowing them to continuously optimize their voice communication network.

"We are proud to be selected by ANS CR as their trusted partner for voice quality assurance," said Pavel Salanda Managing Director at Rohde & Schwarz Czech Republic. “We developed R&S AVQA with the understanding that comprehensive monitoring of all ATC voice traffic and radio communication is essential for achieving optimal user experience. Our market-leading solution also ensures swift response times for troubleshooting, particularly within large networks with multiple sites.”

With the implementation of the R&S AVQA system, ANS CR is taking a significant step towards enhancing their voice communication network and ensuring seamless air traffic control operations. This partnership between ANS CR and Rohde & Schwarz highlights the commitment of both organizations to delivering exceptional service and safety in the aviation industry.

Rohde & Schwarz is presenting ATC voice quality assurance, now enhanced with patented loopback monitoring, at Airspace World in Geneva, March 19-21 on booth F34, alongside its extensive experience and portfolio in ATC.

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Rohde & Schwarz is striving for a safer and connected world with its Test & Measurement, Technology Systems and Networks & Cybersecurity Divisions. For 90 years, the global technology group has pushed technical boundaries with developments in cutting-edge technologies. The company's leading-edge products and solutions empower industrial, regulatory and government customers to attain technological and digital sovereignty. The privately owned, Munich based company can act independently, long-term and sustainably. Rohde & Schwarz generated a net revenue of EUR 2.78 billion in the 2022/2023 fiscal year (July to June). On June 30, 2023, Rohde & Schwarz had around 13,800 employees worldwide.

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