Emergency services and other government agencies will benefit from a $217 million boost to the state's mission-critical Government Radio Network.
The NSW Telco Authority found itself in the thick of battle during the bushfires, working to maintain emergency communications and restoring damaged sites.
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.
A communications team based in Hawaii was tasked with enhancing satellite communications for Australian military personnel assisting with firefighting efforts.
A new $1.36 million artificial intelligence voice monitoring system will help emergency call-takers identify callers showing signs of cardiac arrest.
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' new C2000 TETRA emergency service communications network is now operational, following a successful migration from the old system overnight on 27/28 January.
FirstNet can call on a fleet of 72 wheeled deployables plus three flying cells on wheels and one aerostat.
Federal Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher has visited teams helping to restore bushfire-affected radio tower sites on the NSW South Coast.
A government and industry roundtable has assessed the bushfires' effects on telecommunications, and agreed on measures to examine hardening networks.
NSW Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello has hailed the Telco Authority's 132 continuous days of service during the bushfire crisis.
Alaska's Department of Public Safety has given carriers a one-year courtesy notice that a formal request for the implementation of Wireless 911 will occur.
Three first responder agencies in Ohio maintained seamless communications when a severe thunderstorm threatened a football festival.
The Australian Defence Force is assisting the bushfire recovery process, including providing a multitude of communications services.
Australian telecommunications operators are working to restore networks in bushfire-affected areas, allowing communities to receive vital emergency information.