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Ascom delivers a mission critical communication solution to Volzhskaya Hydro Power Plant in Russia
[February 12, 2014]

Ascom delivers a mission critical communication solution to Volzhskaya Hydro Power Plant in Russia

GOTHENBURG, Sweden --(Business Wire)--

We are very happy to announce that Ascom (News - Alert) together with the Russian partner DeTeWe has delivered an "on site" communication solution to Volzhskaya Hydro Power Plant.

Volzhskaya Hydro Power Plant is one of the biggest Hydro Power Plant in Europe and belongs to the RusHydro JSC group.

The solution covers an IP-DECT (News - Alert) based Wireless communication system and Middleware for making an integration to other systems within the plant.

The customer requirements was to secure the voice communication all over the plant with the best robust technology and middleware for "on site" communication and with the best cost effectiveness. The staff should be able to receive "mission critical" information in their handsets when they are on the move. It was a must to locate all staff in case of emergency and the staff should be able to activate a personal alarm when needed. To secure communication in environments with a lot of background noise, there was also a need for "push-to-talk" functionality in the syste. In addition to this there was also a demand to locate and control all subcontractors in the territory and to supervise their access permissions.

"We are very proud to have been the selected company to solve the very tough communication demands on this power plant says Dennis Andersson, Vice President Global Sales and continues. " We are a market leader in mobility and safety solutions and this order is not only built on the enhanced functions and systems but also the understanding on the Power Plants organization, staff and workflow needs".

In this industrial segment, Ascom is known as a market leader and provider of outstanding mission-critical solutions and the local DeTeVe Service has proved itself as a very competent project leader for the implementation on objects of any complexity.


Ascom Wireless Solutions ( is a leading provider of on-site wireless communications for key segments such as hospitals, senior care, independent living, manufacturing industries, secure establishments, retail and hotels. More than 75,000 systems are installed at major companies all over the world. The company offers a broad range of voice and professional messaging solutions, creating value for customers by supporting and optimizing their Mission-Critical processes. The solutions are based on VoWiFi, IP-DECT, nurse call and paging technologies, smartly integrated via Ascom Unite into existing enterprise systems. The company has subsidiaries in 11 countries and 1,200 employees worldwide. Founded in 1955 and based in Göteborg, Sweden, Ascom Wireless Solutions is part of the Ascom Group, listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange (ASCN:SIX).

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