Samsung and Airbus partner to launch new critical comms kit

11 October 2022

Samsung just released a new XCover6 Pro smartphone that helps users of critical communications with new and improved features – the new smartphone, together with the Airbus Tactilon Agnet MCX solution, “enables mission and business critical communication to be successful even in demanding conditions”.

Airbus has developed and tested Tactilon Agnet solution together with Samsung, and the just released XCover6 Pro smartphone brings new solutions for service deployment and MCX services for demanding users.

Samsung Knox products complete Tactilon Agnet deployment easily with firmware management, license server for offline activation, out of the box enrollment and many other features that are valuable for critical communications users. With Samsung Knox Security, security management and quality can be implemented even more efficiently.

“This announcement shows that a global and leading technology enterprise is ready to meet mission critical user requirements for terminals,” says Samuel Gustafsson, head of European sales, Airbus. “The Tactilon Agnet service on the new XCover6 Pro will be able to serve the users with new features without compromising on efficiency and security, which are increasingly important aspects of critical communications.”

Neil Barclay, head of B2G, Samsung Europe, adds: “Security and usability are top priorities for government organizations when choosing mobile technology. Leveraging our enterprise grade security and staging tools, we’ve collaborated with Airbus to create a unique and easy-to-deploy platform that manages and protects the most sensitive and confidential information on a best-in-class PTT device.”

The new Samsung XCover6 Pro itself has numerous features that makes it functional for field use such as protection for demanding conditions, programmable hardware keys, high capacity battery with fast charging, and loud mono speaker for clear voice communication. Also, the Samsung XCover6 Pro has a chipset with support for LTE and 5G, which will enhance the quality of video streaming and video conferencing by end-users.