Quortus and Horsebridge Partner for Military and Tactical Communications Markets


Joint offering enables field-deployable private cellular 4G ‘bubbles’ Guildford, UK – 14 September 2015 – Quortus and Horsebridge Networks Ltd today announce that they are partnering to deliver 4G cellular communications solutions to the military and public safety sectors. The partnership will allow Horsebridge’ Defence and Security Division to use Quortus’ EdgeCentrix software-based network technology, enabling agile 4G solutions for in-field deployable communications and delivering high-bandwidth, reliable, secure communications for high-mobility users. Quortus’ key EdgeCentrix product for the tactical communications market is ECX Tactical, a complete solution for field-deployable private cellular 4G ‘bubbles’ with features including multicast/broadcast, in-session mobility, relay-station functionality and ad-hoc meshing. ECX Tactical is optimized for embedding directly onto partner 4G radios creating a ‘network-on-a-chip’, allowing deployment in space and power-constrained environments, such as vehicles, drones or in backpacks. Horsebridge provide world-class communication network and security infrastructure solutions currently deployed in over 120 countries from offices in the UK, UAE, Kenya and Malaysia. The company delivers reliable, secure and cost-effective networking solutions that are easy to deploy and proven to deliver outstanding performance. “We have been working closely with Quortus and are delighted to be part of a collaboration which aligns with our own efforts and goals. Frontline public safety and military communications are notoriously difficult to maintain and security must always be at the forefront. By combining efforts with Quortus we are able to provide rapidly deployable private communications to enable these authorities to do the best job possible,” said Ken Turley, head of Horsebridge’s defence and security division. Andy Odgers, CEO, Quortus, commented: “Quortus is deeply embedded in the delivery of communications for frontline...