The NSW Government will deliver eight new Cell on Wheels units to boost the state's Public Safety Network, should any fixed infrastructure become damaged this summer.
Hundreds of new fixed and mobile satellite dishes will give better broadband connectivity for first responders and the community during natural disasters.
About one in four people in the US live in areas served by cellular phone towers at risk of an outage caused by wildfires, according to researchers.
The NSW SES is taking advantage of a huge boost in in-vehicle radio coverage from Byron Bay to Tweed Heads and Murwillumbah.
NASA has partnered with Australia's SmartSatCRC to advance distress-related communications and navigation technology.
The NSW Bushfire Inquiry has made a range of recommendations for strengthening the state's emergency communications capabilities.
Public warning systems help to protect the population by allowing for timely management of the emergency and an opportunity to reduce its impact.
Zetron MAX Fire Station Alerting is designed to provide a range of configurable alerting, automation and emergency response management capabilities.
Vehicle-to-everything radio technology developed by Australian company Cohda Wireless is helping emergency vehicles reach accidents and emergencies faster.
Télécoms Sans Frontières' partnership with Inmarsat has provided essential communications in over 140 humanitarian crises.
The $80 million purpose-built facility will enhance the state's response capabilities and allow for better collaboration and streamlining of inter-agency communication.
The US Federal Communications Commission has redoubled on its efforts for quickly locating people who call 911 from wireless phones in multistorey buildings.
Steve Warrington, CEO of Victoria's Country Fire Authority, looks back at the 2019–20 fire season and the lessons that can be learned from it.
The State Control Centre has been activated for eight months straight, dealing with crises such as bushfires, COVID-19 and extreme weather events.
Conducting emergency communication exercises is vital to test the effectiveness of disaster response plans, says the International Telecommunication Union.