AGURRE and Air France: opportunities for further deployment of a new dedicated LTE network in 2.6 GHz TDD band for airport operations

16 May 2018      12:00-12:45

Florence Erpelding, AGURRE Representative, AGURRE; Christian Régnier, Head of Communication Solution Department, Air France KLM & Secretary, AGURRE

AGURRE (Association des Grands Utilisateurs de Réseaux Radio d’Exploitation) groups eleven key organisations, in the sectors of transport and energy, who need broadband professional mobile networks able to fulfil the evolution of their operating and safety tasks.

Those organisations are the Aéroports de Paris Group, Air France, EDF, RATP, RTE, the Sanef Group, SNCF Mobilités, SNCF Réseau, Société du Grand Paris, SYTRAL and TIGF.

After an overview of the objectives and missions shared by the members of AGURRE, Air France will present opportunities for further deployment of a new dedicated LTE network in 2.6 GHz TDD band for airport operations.

DURING THIS SESSION ATTENDEES WILL LEARN:

1.AGURRE

a.Members, objectives and actions

b.PMR networks today and tomorrow

c.Target frequency bands to answer new broadband needs

2.Air France

a.Main use cases and types of traffic, results and challenges of the trial at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport

b.Focus on aircraft engineering and maintenance and ground services

c.Focus on aircraft connectivity

Next steps: operational deployment, at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Orly, of a dedicated LTE network in 2.6 GHz TDD band