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Strategic Key Messages

The following key messages are stated by ROC Industry Group:

  • ROC Industry Group represents companies delivering GSM-R products covering mandatory EIRENE requirements
  • ROC IG is committed to support GSM-R for at least 15 years - at present (2015) until 2030
  • ROC IG is also committed to support Railways in identifying and selecting a new technology beyond  GSM for a Future Railway Mobile Communication System (FRMCS)
  • Based on functions and features defined by Railways ROC IG will focus on technical and economical aspects and offer support and development for potential successors of GSM such as LTE/SAE
  • Migration to FRMRS with uninterrupted and undisturbed Railway operation and sufficient capacity is a key target  to be worked out by Railways and ROC IG using their combined expertise