Hyderabad: 1000 new advanced very high frequency (VHF) communication sets for flawless communication were distributed among officers at the traffic complex on Friday, September 15.
City police commissioner CV Anand launched the manpack sets procured at a cost of Rs 10 crore.
Officials said that this is the first time that a police commissioner in the country has procured communication sets in such large numbers in one go.
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C V Anand, while speaking at the event said, “The work related to upgradation of new communication systems will be completed shortly. This will help for effective communication by the staff.”
Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) G Sudheer Babu pointed out that the Hyderabad Police technology went to the next level with the procuring of these sophisticated communication sets.
Advanced features of the new sets include dual microphones, enhanced receiver audio quality, scan facility, more battery backup, lightweight, announcement talk group facility, text messaging, integrated GPS and certified hardware encryption for tamper-proof security to ensure secure communications.