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Posted On: 23 May 2012 10:25 pm
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:12 pm

CGC and Sepura present 1,000,000th TETRA radio to MoI

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Consolidated Gulf Co. (CGC), leading Qatari technology and engineering firm and its long standing TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio) partner Sepura announced the delivery of Sepura’s one-millionth radio. This milestone event has special significance for Qatar as the one millionth radio is an STP8000 for the Ministry of Interior (MoI). Captain Khalefa Abdulla M. Al-Mansouri, Head of Ancillary Section, Ministry of Interior, Qatar, received Sepura’s 1,000,000th radio from Gordon Watling, CEO of Sepura, and Anil Mahajan, COO, CGC, at a customer event during the TETRA World Congress in Dubai recently. Brigadier Eng. Ali Salem Al-Henzab, Director of Telecommunications and Operations, MoI, and Gabriel D’mello, Senior Manager, CGC, were also present during the ceremony. Captain Khalefa Abdulla M. Al-Mansouri of MoI seen with Anil Mahajan, COO, CGC, and Jens Thostrup, Senior Vice President, Sepura plc. during Sepura’s millionth radio presentation ceremony in Dubai Speaking on the occasion, Brigadier Al-Henzab said: “We’re delighted to celebrate such a remarkable milestone with Sepura and CGC. The decision to deploy Sepura STP8000 hand-portable TETRA radios was unanimous. We believe that the STP8000 stands out because of its 1.8W RF power - which delivers extended coverage, and for its high-capacity battery capability - which ensures reliable communications during longer shifts. Both of these features are of great value to Qatar Police”. “Delivering our one-millionth radio is an achievement that we are extremely proud of because it demonstrates the leading role Sepura plays in the global adoption of TETRA”, says Gordon Watling. “The delivery to MoI marks Sepura and CGC’s joint commitment to Qatar where we are developing a strong customer base. With each new contract we demonstrate Sepura’s knowledge of the challenges facing communications in the region and the relevance of our expertise in meeting them. “We delivered our 500,000th radio in 2008. Another significance of today’s remarkable milestone is the considerably shorter time taken for Sepura to deliver the second 500,000th radio – this demonstrates our impressive levels of growth”. Anil Mahajan congratulated MoI on receiving the exclusive millionth Sepura radio. “We at CGC are proud to serve MoI and 300 plus valued TETRA clients with over 10,000 end users in Qatar. Kudos to our strategic partner Sepura on achieving this great feat. Milestones like this emphasize our commitment as the first and foremost TETRA solutions and service provider in Qatar to effectively meet the needs of critical communication users. We have been addressing the communications requirements in a variety of sectors across a wide range of user organisations. The oil and gas and construction industries are also now showing extensive interest in Sepura’s Intrinsically Safe radio STP8X which provides optimum reliability in harsh conditions and in potentially explosive gas and dust environments.” <><><> About CGC: Consolidated Gulf Co. (CGC) is one of the first technology companies in Qatar with diversified interests in Telecommunication, Information Technology, ELV/Security/ Building Automation, Engineering, BPO and Mobile Telephony domains. Certified to the Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008, Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System OHSAS 18001:2007, CGC has been catering to the wide-ranging technological requirements of almost all big giants in Qatar since 1987, offering total turnkey solutions and in-depth services ranging from Consultancy to Engineering Design, Planning, Procurement, Project Management, Enterprise Technology Infrastructure Setup & Commissioning, Technical Manpower Outsourcing and long term Operations & Maintenance services. Further on, as the only Nokia representative in Qatar for 17 years, CGC offers total mobility. For details, please call CGC Careline +974 44910666, mail to [email protected] or visit