Teracom Chooses GatesAir for Radio Upgrade

 GatesAir Teracom Rich Redmond PeterLarsson Roland Schaller Bjorn Astrom Jan Ossfeldt
L to R: Rich Redmond, GatesAir CPO; Peter Larsson, Teracom Transmission Manager; Roland Schaller, GatesAir Regional Sales Manager; Bjorn Astrom, Teracom Manager of Broadcast Systems; Jan Ossfeldt, Broadcast Network Architect
Click on the Image to Enlarge

Swedish network operator Teracom has selected GatesAir Flexiva transmitters for a network-wide FM upgrade.

The initial rollout phase is expected to be complete in the first quarter of 2015, with installations scheduled for 12 of its 30-plus FM stations. The remaining installations will conclude in 2016.

GatesAir explains that it is streamlining the delivery and installation process through integrated and pretested transmitter systems, simplifying transport across Sweden and accelerating the pace at which Teracom engineers can install and deploy the transmitters. 

The PowerSmart 3D architecture of Flexiva transmitters also minimizes ongoing maintenance, featuring a broadband design that enables hot-swappable modules and power supplies while reducing spare parts, says the firm. Lighter module and power supply weights additionally contribute to a reduction in labor costs, requiring only a single engineer to conduct service requirements, it concluded. 

“The proven innovation of Flexiva transmitters will introduce increased efficiency and reliability in the Teracom FM network for many years to come,” said Per G Borgå, product manager radio, Teracom. “We expect the operational benefits of deploying GatesAir across our FM network will deliver high-quality radio broadcasts to listeners nationwide, thereby strengthening our customers in their operative goals.”
Want to read more stories like this? Sign up for your free Radio World NewsBytes newsletter here.

Rating People: 0   Average Rating:     
Comment List:

Post your comment

Your Name:  Required
Your Mail:       Your email will not be published.
Your Site:    

max. 800 characters

Posts are reviewed before publication, typically the next business morning. Radio World encourages multiple viewpoints, though a post will be blocked if it contains abusive language, or is repetitive or spam. Thank you for commenting!