ARGENTINA: Nokia announced on September 20 that it had been selected to supply communications for the extension of Buenos Aires metro Line H.

Nokia is to supply wired and wireless communications to support data transmission, operational telephony, TETRA radio, passenger information systems, public announcement systems and CCTV.

The extension would add 2·2 km and three stations to Line H. The contractor is a consortium of Techint, Dycasa and UTE.

‘The deployment of an IP-based network in the Buenos Aires metro system will support a wide range of both operational and passenger services for metro users in Argentina’s largest city,’ said Nokia’s Head of Sales, Global Enterprise & Public Sector LATAM Javier Rey.