TelcoBridges & Expandium provide the industry’s leading railway solution

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 (Boucherville, QC) – TelcoBridges Inc., the preferred hardware and software supplier for telecom resellers, system integrators, and solution developers, today announced its collaboration with Expandium, a leader in the development of next generation tools based on protocol analysis for Rail operators around the globe. Through this business accord and with a large number of deployments, Expandium is looking to maintain its dominance within the GSM-R/ETCS market.

With a stable, long-term working relationship, the alliance of TelcoBridges and Expandium is a natural turn of events. Approached in 2006, TelcoBridges began work with Expandium on their Railway solution, integrating the standard Tmonitor TM1000 real-time network monitoring and LBS telecom device into Expandium’s product offering. The original TM1000 hardware has been specifically modified to more precisely answer the specific requirements of the GSM-R/ETCS market while ensuring the highest quality manufacturing standards.

“Our QATS Railway Product is the most innovative solution currently available and this accord will ensure the maintenance of our competitive positioning. The Expandium TM1000 for QATS Railway is the only product of its kind to answer the data analysis needs we require in order to offer our clients solutions that make their networks more efficient.” states Mr. Didier Lees, President, Expandium.

Expandium’s QATS Railway solution, consisting of both custom designed hardware and software, monitors their clients GSM-R/ETCS network, tackles roaming issues and enhances the quality of the entire network. This cost effective solution, incorporates high-capacity eProbes that are connected to the network in order to gather information. The data collected is directly available for user analysis by technical staff for the purpose of trouble shooting as well as for detecting and correcting network malfunctions. The QATS Railway provides: historical information, KPI trend analysis, measurement of network changes, alarms on abnormal changes, detailed information regarding quality of service offered on GSM, GPRS, EDGE & GSM-R/ETCS networks. Available through a user-friendly, customisable and predefined periodic dashboards, managers are empowered and more in control of their networks.

TelcoBridges Tmonitor product line, offers a high-performance voice and data traffic monitoring solution that enables clients to record and analyze messages, as well as optimise network performance and quality of service (QoS), while providing a foundation for new value-added offerings, such as location-based services (LBS). “When we sat down with Expandium and discussed their needs, we immediately saw a fit for our TM1000 product. Working together paired with a clear understanding of the Railway market have allowed us to refine the product and create the Expandium TM1000 for QATS Railway which answers specific market requirements.” states Mr. Gaetan Campeau, President & CEO, TelcoBridges Inc.

If you are interested in investing in a GSM-R/ETCS solution, contact Expandium today to speak with one of their highly qualified sales representative or visit

About Expandium
Expandium is a company dedicated to provide Mobile operators with a new generation of tools based on protocol analysis. Its leitmotiv is “to provide Mobile operator Keys to Expand”, which translates into providing clients the tool(s) that suit their needs in order to increase efficiency. If the client’s needs require a customised solution, Expandium will create the right tool. Flexibility and its powerful technical framework are the key factors to success for Expandium. Headquartered in Nantes, France on the Atlantic coast, with an office in Paris, Expandium boasts a worldwide client base. For more information with regard to Expandium and its products and solutions, visit:

About TelcoBridges
TelcoBridges designs, develops and manufactures carrier-grade telecommunications hardware and software. TelcoBridges brands include: Tmedia (VoIP gateways), Tdev (development platforms) and Tmonitor (real-time network monitoring). Its channel partners, including valued-added reseller, system integrators, and solution developers, have deployed carrier-grade solutions in over 60 countries worldwide. As a recognised leader within the telecom industry, TelcoBridges was ranked as #175 in Deloitte’s North American Fast 500 (2009), thanks to its revenue growth which exceeded 777% during the period spanning 2004-2008. TelcoBridges strives to continuously innovate, pushing the capacity of its products, providing the highest quality, highest-density in the lowest form factor possible. For additional information visit:

Director Marketing & Communications, TelcoBridges Inc.
Tel.: 450-655-8993 x. 169,