Frequentis Turnkey Air Traffic Control Communication Systems
Frequentis provides air traffic control communication systems for air navigation service providers and airbase personnel.
Aeronautical information management for airports
Frequentis holds a market-leading position in aeronautical information management (AIM) with a large base of stand-alone systems installed worldwide. The company is a supplier of AIM hub systems that are operated globally.
AIM solutions are provided to serve civilian and industry customers, customised to fit the needs of large regional organisations, as well as standalone installations.
Air navigation service providers (ANSPs), civilian aviation authorities, airlines and commercial data management organisations rely on proven systems and services.
Frequentis leads the way in solutions for optimising and collaborating resources, with safety being a priority. These include voice, data and recording solutions, air traffic management (ATM) networks, and collaboration tools for private Cloud and IPs.
The company’s solutions result in turnkey communication systems for air remote virtual towers and control centres.
Military and airbase tower control systems
Military ATM and airbase operation efficiency and safety can be enhanced by smartVISION. The product combines the comprehensive Tower and Airport (TAP) Tools ATM software suite with Rheinmetall defence application sensors.
This programme enhances the level of force protection for airbase personnel and increases situational awareness. SmartVISION forms the basis of the Frequentis Remote Virtual Tower solution.
Merging ATM and non-ATM IP networks
Frequentis offers a programme providing network capacity for specialised ATM applications and non-ATM specialised networks. Vitalsphere reduces ownership costs and has the potential to save up to 90% bandwidth.
The programme merges IP applications safely with end-to-end performance across IP infrastructure that would not be possible with conventional networks. System Wide Information Management (SWIM), virtual centres and remote towers are implemented in the programme.
This is an alternative to converged IP structures that may reduce operational costs but with added network safety.
Server for sharing IP communications for airports
Frequentis offers a server for sharing IP communications within ATM networks and the VCS3020X solution allows workloads, network resources and management responsibilities to be shared between control centres.
More than 22,000 air traffic controllers rely on the VCS3020X for their network communication every day. The communications server offers reliability without affecting the quality and safety levels.
ANSP information recording
The DIVOS delivers scalable recording of information that is equally functional. The programme is relied on by ANSPs and armed forces worldwide due to its low operational costs.
Meeting airport industry standards
Frequentis has an extensive commitment to research programmes such as SESAR2020 and the Aviation System Block Update (ASBU) initiative working hand-in-hand with ANSPs, ICAO, Eurocontrol and additional industrial partners to keep its solutions at the forefront of ATM technology.
The Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) programme that Frequentis is a part of aims to deliver ATM and AIM in an open service-oriented architecture (SOA). This will enable virtualised private Cloud services.
Having developed and deployed the AIXM5.1 for all of Europe with EAD, this is the only fully ADQ compliant solution that has also successfully passed an EASA certification audit.
The company has installed 25,000 operator systems worldwide since it was founded in 1947. Approximately 400 customers rely on Frequentis technology across more than 130 countries.
Frequentis has more than 70 years of air traffic control (ATC) experience, displaying its leadership in the market. More than 20 years of AIM specific experience builds the foundation for the company’s expertise in this area.
The focus on user-centric design, technology and innovation enables easier transition to new functionality in work environments. The company has driven this throughout its history with many industry firsts and will continue to do so as the industry evolves with ATC at the centre of all it does.
Products and Services
ATM Solutions for Managing Drones in Airspace
As the numbers of drones in airspace rise, it is becoming more important to find a way for them to safely coexist with manned aircraft.
ATM-grade Networks for Air Traffic Control
Frequentis ATM-grade networks to the air traffic control industry achieve safe, efficient, future-ready air traffic control communications.
Beijing Daxing International Airport
Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
Jersey International Airport
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Expansion
Frequentis Comsoft managing director Thomas Hoffman was awarded a funding agreement on behalf of the Frequentis Group from German Federal Minister Scheuer for the FALKE research project.Read more
Frequentis has partnered with A1 Telekom Austria to develop a system that will report drone violations to those responsible for public safety.Read more
Frequentis has been contracted by Bahrain MTT Civil Aviation Affairs (BCAA) to modernise Bahrain International Airport's voice communication infrastructure.Read more
On 18 October, Brazil installed the Frequentis smartVISION solution at Santa Cruz airbase in order to enhance the way air traffic is monitored and managed.Read more
Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) drone operations play an important part in the future of commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), helping to address issues relating to public safety, industrial inspection and urban air mobility.Read more
Success for Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB) as mega-hub, Beijing Daxing International opens.Read more
Frequentis has been awarded a contract to provide the IP-based voice communications system for the US Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Aviation Mission Control System (UMCS) MD-5 control station, in support of the MQ-25 programme.Read more
On 29 August, the final SESAR JU Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space demonstration was carried out in Helsinki, Finland, demonstrating how integrated air traffic management (ATM) and unmanned traffic management (UTM) systems enable urban air mobility.Read more
Frequentis' IBP system-based services were used for the successful validation process for a range of SESAR's projects earlier this month.Read more
Frequentis has been chosen to supply electronic flight strips for Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL) as part of a tower system modernisation programme being undertaken in accordance with Pilot Common Project (PCP) regulations.Read more
Jersey Airport, part of Ports of Jersey Limited, has become the first British airport to receive approval for operational use of a digital remote tower.Read more
With the start of the first demonstrations set for June, the SESAR Joint Undertaking Gulf of Finland (GOF) U-space project in Estonia and Finland will be entering the next important phase.Read more
Frequentis has modernised Kazakhstan’s air traffic management (ATM) communication network within the Almaty flight information region (FIR).Read more
Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) and Frequentis have signed an agreement to explore concepts, technologies and architectures to capture and integrate data around aerodromes.Read more
The Brazilian Airspace Control Department DECA via the Commission for Implementation of the Brazilian Air Space Control System (CISCEA) has chosen Frequentis to provide a remote control tower visualisation system (SVR-TWR) at the Santa Cruz Airfield in Brazil.Read more
Frequentis has installed its vitalsphere IP network solution at 23 sites in the Kuala Lumpur Flight Information Region (FIR), including the Kuala Lumpur Air Traffic Control Centre (KL ATCC), marking a major milestone in the project.Read more
Frequentis and Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) will be exhibiting their developments in next-generation tower services at World ATM Congress in Madrid, Spain.Read more
Latvian air navigation services provider Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme (LGS) has upgraded its Frequentis Information Display System to enhance operations as air traffic increases.Read more
New Zealand is making progress on the delivery of its first remotely operated digital air traffic control tower.Read more
The opening of a Melbourne office reinforces Frequentis’ presence in Australia as the subsidiary celebrates 15 years of operations.Read more
The success of the FPRSA-Replacement delivered by Frequentis Comsoft and voice communications delivered by Frequentis AG formed the foundation of the award.Read more
Frequentis has provided its Navigation Data Management System (NavDB) to Qantas, allowing the airline to gather global aeronautical data, including digital notice to airmen (NOTAM).Read more
Voice communications systems at the first three Australian locations in the OneSKY programme have been transitioned.Read more
Carried out at Manchester Airport, UK, the comprehensive 'Operation Zenith' drone integration trial consisted of eight complete scenarios where potential drone usage could occur around an airport.Read more
SITAONAIR has been operating Frequentis’ messaging, notice to airmen (NOTAM) and weather data management system since 1990.Read more
Buenos Aires International Airport will utilise a remote virtual tower solution to provide enhanced airport tower surveillance as it prepares for airport expansion and a surge in air traffic.Read more
Frequentis and the UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support current and future developments in airspace management.Read more
Frequentis has been replacing legacy voice communications systems for the US Army with advanced solutions since 2015, as a key agency partner on the Interim Voice Switch Replacement (IVSR) contract with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).Read more
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has successfully placed its 131st Voice Communication system from Frequentis into operation at NextGEN Metroplex, North Texas without any disruption to normal operation.Read more
Frequentis and iCAD will replace voice communication systems (VCS) in Riyadh and Jeddah for the Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) along with recording and remote monitoring systems.Read more
Frequentis has released the first software defined network based carrier-grade open network operating system (ONOS) to the air traffic control industry.Read more
Frequentis has announced it will be opening of a new office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, which aims to deliver a sales and support service that will continue to expand the company's worldwide network.Read more
Austrian air navigation service provider (ANSP) Austro Control has been effectively processing flight plans and related data through its Homebriefing system, successfully implemented in cooperation with Frequentis at the end of 2017.Read more
German air navigation service provider DFS has chosen the Frequentis VCS3020X voice communication system to be incorporated at nine of its airport towers, including Berlin, Frankfurt and Leipzig.Read more
Observing past projects were 'single' remote tower settings were deployed, more significant cost savings can be made from towers with multiple central settings.Read more
Isavia's existing DIVOS system, provided by Frequentis, will be incorporated with a full air traffic controller tool range to enhance the reporting and investigation abilities of its air traffic control (ATC) operations.Read more
Frequentis has been chosen by Airways New Zealand to supply their digital air traffic control tower demonstration to display how airport operations can be made more safe and efficient.Read more
Andy Madge has joined the Frequentis UK managing board and took over Frequentis AG in the UK and Ireland responsibilities.Read more
Following extensive testing, Jeppesen and the Frequentis Group have formed a strategic partnership to further develop the Jeppsen database and follow aeronautical AIXM data standards.Read more
Frequentis has been chosen to provide Airways New Zealand with an improved new air traffic management (ATM) system for the country.Read more
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