Public Safety

Guardia Civil unit to use Motorola Solutions' covert radios

23 July, 2019

A special forces unit of Spain's national Guardia Civil law enforcement agency is deploying covert P25 handhelds, mobiles and repeaters.


EENA releases public safety directory

19 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The European Emergency Number Association has released its latest Who is Who Handbook, listing more than 85 entities involved in the European public safety sector.


Sheriffs use Samsung smartphones for comms, cameras

18 July, 2019

For Kit Carson County Sheriff's Office deputies, the Samsung Galaxy S9 serves as a communications device, a body-worn camera and an evidence-collecting tool.


Official report slams the UK’s ESN project

18 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The Home Office is "not on top of" the UK's long-awaited Emergency Services Network, according to a Committee of Public Accounts investigation.


Hytera to extend TETRA network of Peru's national police

18 July, 2019

Hytera Group Peru has won a contract to maintain and improve the Peruvian National Police's TETRA network for the next three years.


India's TRAI issues consultation paper on railway radio

17 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India is calling for comments on Indian Railways' proposal for an ultrahigh-speed, LTE-based safety comms solution.


EENA releases AML report card

17 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

A report issued by the European Emergency Number Association details Advanced Mobile Location deployments around the globe.


Canberra hails 700-plus black spot base stations

17 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The $380 million regional Mobile Black Spot Program has passed a significant milestone, with more than 700 new or improved base stations now operational.


Public safety comms will benefit from open standards

15 July, 2019 by Hamish Duff, President, ARCIA | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

As LMR continues to grow even as LTE takes hold, it's vital Australia becomes engaged in all international developments and standards, says ARCIA's Hamish Duff.


Drones to aid Victoria Police's SAR efforts

11 July, 2019

Up to 70 specialist operators and at least 50 drones will assist police with communications and SAR capabilities.


Townsville's new Police Communications Centre opened

11 July, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The centre is part of a virtualised Tripe Zero network, with Queensland's 13 police communications centres able to work independently and in collaboration.


Ernst & Young to develop Victoria’s Alerting Service app

03 July, 2019

The Supplementary Alerting Service smartphone app will work with the extant Emergency Alerting System to enhance emergency management operations in the state.


Public safety comms in the spotlight

25 June, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Australia's future public safety mobile broadband system was a hot topic at Comms Connect Sydney.


Victoria Police completes rollout of managed service

20 June, 2019

Motorola Solutions has completed the rollout of a new mobility managed service for Victoria Police, with 9398 mobile devices loaded with smart applications.


Airbus launches MXLINK in Mexico

11 June, 2019

Airbus has become a pioneer SMVNO for public safety in Mexico and Latin America, launching the MXLINK secure virtual network for Mexican authorities.


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