Public Safety

Utility operator gets Airbus IP TETRA in network overhaul

20 February, 2020

Munich-based utility company SWM expects to experience more effective and reliable comms, following its migration to Airbus's IP and TETRA technologies.


Airbus provides TETRA for 56th Munich Security Conference

19 February, 2020

Airbus's tap-proof radio technology has again provided safe and smooth communications at this year's Munich Security Conference.


South Korean railways to get next-gen communication devices

19 February, 2020

South Korean railway communications are set to get a boost as RF-Comm works to develop high-speed LTE-R devices using Softil technology.


Fighting fire with comms firepower

13 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The NSW Telco Authority found itself in the thick of battle during the bushfires, working to maintain emergency communications and restoring damaged sites.


VIDEO: Communications for airport emergencies

11 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

In these two videos we see first-hand the role radiocommunication plays when simulating an airport emergency, followed by what happens during the real thing.


Military satellites support bushfires comms

10 February, 2020 by Jason Cutshaw (USASMDC)

A communications team based in Hawaii was tasked with enhancing satellite communications for Australian military personnel assisting with firefighting efforts.


NTT Docomo looks ahead to 6G, despite 5G's infancy

10 February, 2020

Most companies are still looking to deploy and refine 5G, but NTT Docomo is already looking ahead to evolved 5G and 6G.


The evolving synergy of comms and dispatch solutions

10 February, 2020 by Ranjan Bhagat | Supplied by: Zetron Australasia Pty Ltd

Fully interoperable and always available integrated dispatch systems will continue to be of key importance, says Zetron's Ranjan Bhagat.


JVCKENWOOD radios for the California Highway Patrol

05 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: JVCKENWOOD Australia Pty Ltd

JVCKENWOOD and subsidiary EF Johnson have been awarded a $40 million, three-year contract from the California Highway Patrol for the supply of digital radios.


Victorian Triple Zero operators to gain AI advantage

03 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A new $1.36 million artificial intelligence voice monitoring system will help emergency call-takers identify callers showing signs of cardiac arrest.


NZ proposes changes to emergency location services

03 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The changes would enable emergency services to locate people in distress even when they have not made a call to the 111 emergency phone number.


The Netherlands' C2000 TETRA upgrade a success

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Netherlands' new C2000 TETRA emergency service communications network is now operational, following a successful migration from the old system overnight on 27/28 January.


VIDEO: How FirstNet's deployables assist public safety

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

FirstNet can call on a fleet of 72 wheeled deployables plus three flying cells on wheels and one aerostat.


GAO issues report card on FirstNet progress

29 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

AT&T is meeting all of its FirstNet contractual coverage and adoption milestones, but there is some room for improvement in certain management aspects.


Minister visits bushfire-affected radio sites

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Federal Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher has visited teams helping to restore bushfire-affected radio tower sites on the NSW South Coast.


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