Currently, over 70,000 people use ASTRID communications. As radios are the lifeline for emergency workers in their respective fields, ASTRID is making the utmost effort to guarantee smooth communications, which will in turn enable safety and emergency services to focus on their core tasks.
Users’ Advisory Committee
As an official advisory body, the Users' Advisory Committee represents ASTRID users and it is responsible for making recommendations - whether they are based on its own initiative or following requests - which concern decisions relating to the network and its users, such as functional, legal, technical or financial issues.
Who is able to use the ASTRID network?
- Belgian emergency and security services: this includes the local police, federal police, fire services, medical rescue services, civil protection services, customs, the army, etc.
- Other private or public services that play a major role in public safety: public transport, water and energy distribution companies, security firms, Seveso industry, etc.
- Large international organisations for their headquarters in Belgium.