Emergency and security communication in Germany ("BOS-NETZ 200x"): Is Tetra, Tetrapol or a GSM/UMTS based solution favorable?

Seminar on New Network and Information Technologies and Infrastructures in summer term 2004 hosted by the Institute for Information Systems Research at the University of Hannover, Germany

name: Martin Bretschneider
contact: Martin Bretschneider

June 1st, 2004

supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael H. Breitner

Table of Contents


1 Introduction

2 Public Safety and Security Network in Germany

2.1 Germany needs a Digital Public Safety and Security Network

2.2 Interest Procedure

2.3 Requirements

2.3.1 Main Requirements

2.3.2 Services

2.3.3 Gateways to other networks

2.3.4 Organizational Requirements

2.4 Tender

2.5 Financing

3 Technology


3.1.1 Current Networks

3.2 Tetrapol

3.2.1 Current Networks


3.3.1 Current Networks

3.4 Comparison

3.4.1 Main Requirements

3.4.2 Service Requirements

3.4.3 Gateway Requirements

3.4.4 Organizational Requirements

3.4.5 Other Properties

3.5 Advertising

4 Costs

4.1 Cost Estimates

4.1.1 Recent Study prefers Tetrapol

5 Conclusion

A.1 List of Figures

A.2 List of Tables

A.3 Abbreviations

A.4 Bibliography

A.5 Making of

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