Entries open for disaster preparedness awards

21 February, 2023

The SAFE STEPS D-Tech Awards aim to find, fund and support technology solutions that save lives before, during or after natural disaster events.

Comms Connect NZ heads back to Christchurch

17 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Comms Connect (WFevents)

Following a very successful event in 2022, Comms Connect NZ is heading back to Te Pae Convention Centre in Christchurch from 13–14 June this year.

Satellite connectivity at Qld evacuation centres

16 February, 2023

The $37.1 million STAND program has seen the successful rollout of NBN Co Sky Muster satellite services at 62 evacuation centres across much of Queensland.

Agreement to make NASA geospatial data more accessible

10 February, 2023 | Supplied by: ESRI Australia

The agreement focuses on extending access to the broader global community of NASA's geospatial content for continued research and exploration.

Entries open for International Critical Communication Awards

09 February, 2023

The winners will be announced during Critical Communications World in Helsinki in May.

Vocus acquires private LTE/5G provider Challenge Networks

07 February, 2023 | Supplied by: Vocus

Vocus has signed a contract to acquire its long-time partner, Challenge Networks — a market leader in designing and deploying private mobile networks.

Everything old is new again

27 January, 2023 by Ian Miller

Years ago people would listen to the 'wireless' for information, then we were trained to use the more modern term of 'radio', but now we are back to talking about 'wireless broadband'.

Nokia to explore 5G network slicing in Dubai

25 January, 2023 | Supplied by: Nokia Solutions and Networks Australia Pty Ltd

Nokia has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nedaa, the security network provider of the Dubai Government, to explore opportunities to upgrade Nedaa's telecommunications network.

Outcome of Motorola's copyright case against Hytera

25 January, 2023

The Federal Court of Australia determined that certain Hytera digital mobile radio (DMR) products infringe Motorola Solutions' Australian patent.

Multiband operational receiver designed for 5G NR

23 January, 2023

Researchers have developed an ultrawide-band receiver based on a harmonic-selection technique, in order to improve the operational bandwidth of 5G networks.

RFUANZ report: from NZ to Melbourne and back again

20 January, 2023 by John Laughton, Chairman | Supplied by: Radio Frequency Users Association of New Zealand (RFUANZ)

RFUANZ representatives John Laughton, Graham Markson and Carl Garner attended the Comms Connect Melbourne conference in October.

Comms funding boost for NSW rescue volunteers

18 January, 2023

Government funding for the Volunteer Rescue Association of NSW will overhaul the association's radio network to bring it into line with other emergency services.

Softil's 2023 outlook for mission-critical comms

17 January, 2023 by Anatoli Levine, Director, Products and Standards at Softil Innovative Communications | Supplied by: Softil

Softil's crystal ball has been intently examined in order to see what the next year might bring to the transitioning world of mission-critical communications (MCX).

Motorola Solutions announces Rave Mobile Safety acquisition

17 January, 2023

Rave Mobile Safety is a leader in mass notification and incident management that helps organisations and public safety agencies communicate and collaborate during emergencies.

MoU set to benefit the public safety community

16 January, 2023

The Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety, established in 2014 at The University of Melbourne, has announced a memorandum of understanding with British APCO.

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