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Global 5G connections reached 1.76 billion in 2023

14 May, 2024

Global adoption of 5G accelerated dramatically in 2023, adding 700 million connections to reach a total of 1.76 billion, as reported by 5G Americas.

One week on: AT&T's nationwide network outage

29 February, 2024 by Lauren Davis

Any Australians who found themselves in the United States last week may have experienced a sense of déjà vu after major telco company AT&T suffered a massive network outage that affected mobile phone users nationwide.

How MCX continued to evolve in 2023

21 February, 2024 by Anatoli Levine, Director, Products and Standards at Softil Innovative Communications

The year 2023 was one of continuous evolution of the critical communications ecosystem towards broadband, open standards-based communications technologies known as MCX.

Public safety broadband investments to exceed $5.7bn by 2026

24 January, 2024

The public safety broadband market will grow at a CAGR of approximately 10% over the next three years, eventually accounting for more than $5.7 billion.

10 predictions for mission-critical comms in 2024

10 January, 2024 by Anatoli Levine, Director, Products and Standards at Softil Innovative Communications

Softil has issued its annual outlook for the disruptive MCX industry covering the 2024 period and highlighted 10 probable advances in group communications that the coming year will bring.

What can we learn from the Optus outage?

08 November, 2023 by Lauren Davis

The outage was a stark reminder of how dependent we are on telco providers for our everyday communication needs, and how significantly we are affected when things go wrong.

Verizon survey reveals top priorities for first responders

30 October, 2023

The survey of nearly 2000 public safety professionals reveals the value placed on network reliability, the evolution of mobility and the increasing impact of 5G.

Forging New Horizons — The Road Ahead with Hytera

21 September, 2023

Leading PMR provider Hytera is actively evolving its product development strategy to shape and lead the trend towards a broadband future.

Public safety infrastructure a $2 billion opportunity

06 December, 2022

SNS Telecom & IT estimates that the market for public safety LTE and 5G infrastructure will grow at a CAGR of approximately 13% between 2022 and 2025.

What role will 5G play in delivering critical communications?

15 October, 2021 by Jason Johur*

TCCA released a white paper detailing the impact 5G will have on the work of critical users.

Transforming safety through technology

13 October, 2021

A Motorola Solutions study discovered how the pandemic changed expectations for safety while fuelling technology advancement.

Pandemic accelerates demand for and adoption of technology for public safety

30 September, 2021

A report identifies a safety movement driving public safety and enterprise innovation.

Frequentis, APD achieve UK ESN milestones

25 March, 2021

Both providers have demonstrated new feature sets in recent tests for the UK's LTE-based Emergency Services Network.

Zetron wins $4m CFA command and control contract

23 February, 2021

Zetron has been awarded a $4 million contract by Victoria's Country Fire Authority for the supply of a new command and control system.

FirstNet users offered access to new capabilities

11 February, 2021

Four new options are available to FirstNet subscribers, including a Z-axis spatial awareness solution and high-power, extended range communications.

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