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Kapsch wins Middle East Rail Award

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Kapsch wins Middle East Rail Award



Awarded “Best Communications Provider to the Rail Industry”



Dubai/Vienna, February 7th 2012 – At Middle East Rail, the biggest specialist exposition for transport technology in the Middle East, Kapsch CarrierCom was awarded “Best Communications Provider to the Railway Industry”.



Each year, the Middle East Rail Awards recognise the industry’s pioneers in the Middle East and present them with awards at a gala evening. The most outstanding contributions to the development of rail traffic in the Middle East are presented and celebrated here. Companies often look to Middle East Rail Award winners when choosing their suppliers, as these are known for being the innovators of the industry.




Industry experts vote Kapsch CarrierCom



The prices cover eight categories in which the industry’s wide range of players, such as train operators, transport authorities, governments, solution providers and individual train experts are awarded. The jury consists of industry experts, who first prepare a shortlist and then evaluate nominations due to specific criteria. The jury is made up of Ismael Fernandez Mejia, president of ISOCARP, V.G. Ramakrishnan, Senior Director for Transport at Frost and Sullivan, Ulrich Koegler, partner at Booz & Co. and Anthony Pearce, Director General of the International Road Federation. Criteria for conferring the “Best Communications Provider to the Rail Industry” award include reliability of digital wireless train communication and its seamless coverage.



About Kapsch CarrierCom AG



Kapsch CarrierCom is a global manufacturer and independent system integrator of telecommunication solutions for railway operators and providers of access, core and transmission networks. In seven R&D centers in Europe and Asia, Kapsch CarrierCom develops applications and services for next generation networks and innovative OSS / BSS solutions. In addition, Kapsch CarrierCom provides an end-to-end service spectrum, which ranges from consulting, designing, installing and integrating, to maintaining, operating and

supporting entire networks.


With 70,000 track-kilometers covered by GSM-R, Kapsch CarrierCom is an internationally recognized specialist and partner for railway operators such as the French railway RFF, the German railway DB and Network Rail in the United Kingdom. In the public operator segment, Kapsch CarrierCom’s customers include service providers such as the companies of the Telekom Austria Group and Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan.



Kapsch CarrierCom is part of the Kapsch Group and has its headquarters in Vienna.


For further information: www.kapsch.net and www.kapschcarrier.com



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Kapsch CarrierCom AG



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Hans-Georg Mayer

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Phone +43 50 811 1706

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Verena Bibaritsch

Marketing & Communications

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Mobile +43 664 628 3601

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