Celebrating 10 Years In Rail

This year is a big year for dBD Communications. We can hardly believe that it has been 10 years since our wireless duplex communication solutions were approved by Network Rail to reduce risk on tasks.

We’ll never forget the cheer in the office in 2011 when we received the call from Network Rail approving our Athena wireless system. It was a real moment, not just for us but for the rail industry too. After all, it marked the culmination of 18 months of rigorous trials.

When Network Rail mandated that everyone working on their rail network had to use open mic duplex communications, we had approved systems ready to go, and we’ve never looked back.

In fact, our Athena system is fast approaching 10,000 sales. One of the reasons for its success is how it can be adapted for different uses. Whether you’re seeking increased environmental awareness or localised noise suppression, Athena is a flexible solution.

Our commitment to innovation

To this day, our approval certificates take pride of place in our boardroom as a testament and reminder to how we do business.

Innovation is hugely important to us. As one of the main duplex wireless systems manufacturers to the rail industry, our clients depend on us to improve communications with new products and hybrid systems.

As always, we continue to innovate and plan to launch some new products later in the year. So please do keep a check on our website or ask to be added to our mailing list.  

Celebrating our success

We realise it is a very busy period at the moment, but we couldn’t let 2021 slip by without marking our 10 year rail anniversary. So, you’ll see plenty of throw-back photos and stories on our Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages as we explore what product innovation means to us.

If you have any pictures of you and your team using any of our systems, we’d love to see them and please feel free to share them with us!

Look out for us at industry events

Although we’ll be exercising caution as we do, we’ll be attending rail industry events over the next 12 months.

Please keep an eye out for announcements on where we’ll be on our social media and we’ll see you there!

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