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UK Ministry of Defence to use LS telcom’s spectrum management system SPECTRA through contract with CGI

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London, United Kingdom – LS telcom, the leading worldwide provider of spectrum management systems, today announces that the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) will be using its SPECTRA spectrum management system as part of the MOD’s contract with CGI. The commercial off the shelf SPECTRA system will build upon the Ministry’s existing Spectrum Portal to extend and improve the MOD’s spectrum planning, engineering and enforcement capabilities.

The extended, entirely integrated, and interoperable spectrum management system enables spectrum managers to allocate and assign the electromagnetic spectrum more effectively. The process automation of the system secures and accelerates processes to improve decision-making, and is another contributor to more efficient spectrum use. This is essential with military spectrum becoming increasingly congested and contested.

The SPECTRA spectrum management system is in use at the UK Spectrum Regulator Ofcom, and in over 100 countries around the world.

The contract held with CGI will provide integration and support services for the MOD’s Spectrum management capability. CGI has worked with the MOD for 40 years and has built a reputation for delivering secure end to end information solutions.

MOD’s Tessa Mulhall, Head of Spectrum, said: “The award of this spectrum management contract extends our close working relationship with CGI. This will expand our vital service which provides Defence with greater understanding of our spectrum usage, allowing us to better support the UK Government’s Spectrum Strategy and Defence operational capability.”

Georg Schöne, Chief Technical Officer of the LS telcom Group, commented: “We are glad that the UK MOD and CGI selected our spectrum management system SPECTRA for this important project. This proves yet again our credibility to provide large integrated, automated and interoperable systems for highly efficient civil and military spectrum management.”

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About LS telcom
LS telcom’s software, system solutions, and services address the efficient use of radio frequency spectrum and the optimal operation of radio communication services.

We are a worldwide market leader in the provision of automated spectrum management systems and their integration with monitoring systems. We also have our own monitoring system, including fixed, portable, and airborne sensors. At the same time, we develop and market software for the design, planning, and optimisation of broadcast, PMR, mobile and microwave networks. Strategic consulting, radio engineering services, and training on network technologies, standards, and regulations as well as transmitter installations and measurements complete our area of expertise.

Frequency regulatory authorities, ministries, network operators and infrastructure providers, system integrators and military organisations in over 100 countries across all continents rely on our solutions and services.

LS telcom operates worldwide with subsidiaries and affiliates in Canada, China, France, South Africa, UAE, UK and USA, as well as representative offices in Argentina, Hungary, and Oman. With its headquarters in Lichtenau, Baden, Germany, LS telcom is listed on the German stock exchange under ISIN DE 0005754402 since 2001. www.LStelcom.com

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Christiane Labitzke
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