Subscribe Free
in Technology

MEBA2012: TrueNorth heading in a new direction

Posted 12 December 2012 · Add Comment

Ottawa-headquartered TrueNorth Avionics (stand 393) unveiled its new GSM-based mobile phone system at MEBA today.  

TtuenorthSimphon? Mobile has been designed specifically for business aviation and enables biz-jet owners and operators to offer airborne voice and text services, allowing passengers and crew to talk and text with their own mobile phones from the moment they board the aircraft.
 
The single line replaceable unit (LRU) is installed alongside the TrueNorth Simphon? Chorus system, which already provides Internet, e-mail and WiFi capabilities, as well as high definition on-board voice.
 
The addition of Simphon? Mobile provides new voice and texting capabilities, allowing users to be reached virtually anywhere they happen to be, on their own mobile phone.
 
Like standard ground-based GSM systems, Simphon? Mobile supports international roaming and airtime charges are billed to the mobile phone owner’s account.
 
Simphon? Mobile is now shipping and we are booking orders,” said TrueNorth CEO Mark van Berkel. “We’re seeing early enthusiasm for the system and have already shipped several systems for installation on VVIP aircraft in the Middle East.
 
It’s simple – the easiest way for me to connect with family, friends and colleagues while travelling is with my own mobile phone. It’s convenient. All my contacts are stored on it and anyone who has my mobile number can now reach me directly while I’m in flight. This makes travelling easier, because I don’t have to give out a different phone number when I have to fly.
 
This is why TrueNorth developed Simphon? Mobile – to leverage people’s own communication styles. It is the first and only GSM solution designed specifically for business jets to make it easier for passengers and crew to stay connected and be effective.”
 

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Bombardier reports fourth quarter and full year 2017 results

Bombardier has released its fourth quarter and full year 2017 results, highlighting solid financial and operational performance across the company.

Bruno Even appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Airbus SE has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee.

CTT Systems announces first Cair VIP order for BBJ MAX 8

CTT SYSTEMS AB, providers of aircraft humidity control systems, has a launch customer order for a Cair VIP Inflight Humidification system from Jet Aviation for one Boeing BBJ MAX 8.

Emirates SkyCargo transports first space satellite manufactured in the UAE

Emirates SkyCargo has transported KhalifaSat- the first satellite developed and built by Emirati engineers in the UAE at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC).

Etihad Airways honours its record breaking executive

Etihad Airways has honoured its high flying executive Andrew Fisher following his record-breaking feat of travelling around the globe in the fastest time and in the fewest number of flights.

SaudiGulf Airlines approved for activation of WIFI Internet services

]SaudiGulf Airlines has obtained regulatory approval for the activation of WIFI Internet services onboard all its domestic as well as its international flights.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
Abu Dhabi AirExpo BT2018AirportShow BT1502090518ArabianTravelMkBT250418Aviation Africa BT18418MEBAA BT2018Istanbul Airshow BT22018BIAS BT271017161118Global Aerospace BT2018SOFEX BT2018