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Telstra announces support initiatives for disaster season

18 December, 2023

Telstra has announced a range of new initiatives to support Australians during a challenging summer of natural disasters, including an emergency roaming simulation.

Axon Body 4 body-worn camera

30 November, 2023

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.

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.

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

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

Green Light for Blue Light Mission Critical Broadband: Simoco Launches Vehicle as a Node Solution for Public Safety

01 October, 2023

The VR-950, a combined multi-bearer router and onboard computer, effectively turns the response vehicle into a communications node, or VaaN (Vehicle as a Node).

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

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.

Simoco to Launch P25 Phase 2 for SDM Mobile Radio at Comms Connect

12 September, 2023

The proven multi-bearer platform upgrade opens up greater choice for public safety customers in Australia and USA.

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.

WAN link bonding is not a silver bullet: ensuring stable connectivity for emergency services in the field

06 September, 2023 by Nathan McGregor, Senior Vice President Asia Pacific, Cradlepoint

Organisations looking to implement best practice when it comes to uptime, latency, and speed should consider cellular and LEO satellite technologies as complementary solutions.

Hytera GC550 2K Mini Body Camera

01 September, 2023

The Hytera GC550 2K Mini Body Camera is designed to capture clear photos and videos as objective evidence from the field to the court.

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

28 August, 2023

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.

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