Public Safety

TETRA system for Jakarta light rail goes into operation

04 December, 2023 | Supplied by: Teltronic SA Unipersonal

Teltronic was selected to install a TETRA digital radio system that allows not only voice communication but also other important functionalities.

Axon Body 4 body-worn camera

30 November, 2023 | Supplied by: Axon Public Safety Australia

The Axon Body 4 is a next-generation body-worn camera that provides high-quality footage with additional perspectives, streamlined operations and real-time communications support.

What can we learn from the Optus outage?

08 November, 2023 by Lauren Davis

The outage was a stark reminder of how dependent we are on telco providers for our everyday communication needs, and how significantly we are affected when things go wrong.

Satellite tech provides state-wide connectivity for WA Police

06 November, 2023

The Western Australian Police Force will integrate LEO satellite technology with its current comms network, giving officers high-speed internet anywhere in the state.

Verizon survey reveals top priorities for first responders

30 October, 2023 | Supplied by: Verizon Business

The survey of nearly 2000 public safety professionals reveals the value placed on network reliability, the evolution of mobility and the increasing impact of 5G.

Govt to scope emergency roaming, improve regional coverage

23 October, 2023

The ACCC found that temporary emergency roaming was technically feasible, but further work was needed to design and develop the capability.

Critical networks: the urgent need for digitalisation and innovation in public safety

04 October, 2023 by Thomas Rehberg*, Head of Public Safety, Nokia | Supplied by: Nokia Solutions and Networks Australia Pty Ltd

A torrent of modern threats is ratcheting up the definition of emergency, adding more urgency to the need for innovation in critical communications.

Taskforce to drive delivery of Australian PSMB

28 September, 2023

The newly established PSMB Taskforce will be responsible for laying the groundwork for Australia's long-term public safety communications infrastructure.

France implementing the 'radio network of the future'

13 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Airbus/Secure Land Communications

Airbus is one of the major contributors to the Réseau Radio du Futur (RRF) project, which will set the scene for the future of critical communications in the domain of public safety and emergency.

Celebrating a milestone for NZ's Public Safety Network

11 September, 2023 by TJ Kennedy

TJ Kennedy explains the significance of New Zealand's new Cellular Roaming service, launched through the NGCC's Public Safety Network Te Kupenga Marutau.

Hytera delivers PMR systems to Chinese rail transit lines

04 September, 2023 | Supplied by: Hytera Communications Co. Ltd

Hytera Communications has completed the delivery of professional mobile radio systems to multiple rail transit lines in China, three of which began operation at the end of June.

Andalusia's Digital Emergency Network a 'first' for Europe

28 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Tait Electronics (Aust) Pty Ltd

Built on a Tait DMR system, the network is expected to include more than 6000 portable radio terminals in the field and is being engineered to work across more than 120 sites.

Comms upgrades for NSW and Qld firefighters

23 August, 2023

Queensland is rolling out firefighting helmets fitted with hands-free communications, while NSW has installed mobile Wi-Fi equipment in over 1300 emergency vehicles.

Project to keep nbn running during disasters in SE Qld

15 August, 2023

The $4.4m project will keep the nbn running for communities across South East Queensland and the Fraser Coast during natural or other disasters.

Hytera delivers nationwide TETRA network for Thailand

11 August, 2023 | Supplied by: Hytera Communications Co. Ltd

The TETRA network, delivered for Thailand's Department of Provincial Administration (DOPA), aims to enhance governance and public safety across the country.

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