Fremont, CA –– Algeria’s spectrum regulatory agency, L’Agence Nationale des Fréquences (ANF), today awarded TCI a contract to supply, install and commission equipment to support its spectrum monitoring efforts.
The TCI contract provides ANF’s first nationwide spectrum monitoring system, which will employ the latest digital signal processing technology to cover the 9 kHz to 8 GHz frequency range. The system includes seven VHF/UHF/SHF fixed monitoring stations that will be installed in Alger, Oran, Constantine, Annaba, Béchar, Ouargla and Hassi-Messaoud. TCI also will provide 12 VHF/UHF/SHF transportable monitoring stations and three HF stations to be installed in Alger, Béchar and Ouargla. Digital maps and geographic information systems complete the purchase. The combination of fixed and transportable stations will give ANF maximum flexibility in deployment and coverage.
This award is TCI’s sixth in French-speaking Africa, and its largest in the region to date. The company’s growing customer base in Western Africa also includes L’Autorité de Régulation de Mauritanie in Mauritania, L’ Agence Nationale des Fréquences in Tunisia, ARCEP in Burkina Faso and Autorité de Régulation Multisectorielle in Niger.
TCI International, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of SPX Corporation. TCI provides spectrum monitoring, direction finding, and signal collection solutions to civilian, government, military, and intelligence agencies, as well as antennas for communications and high-power radio broadcasting. TCI is headquartered in Fremont, California. For more information, visit www.tcibr.com.