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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.

Slovenia chooses Airbus TETRA for nationwide comms

10 February, 2021

Slovenia's Ministry of Interior has chosen a consortium headed by Airbus to deploy a new TETRA radio network for the country's state authorities and police forces.

Best of 2020: Whatever happened to the National Strategic Radio System?

04 January, 2021 by Ben Cosier

Governments have known about interoperability problems for decades. It is time for something to be done about it, says Ben Cosier.

Best of 2020: No room for communications complacency in the 'new normal'

30 December, 2020 by Ian Miller*

Australia's public safety communications need to be treated as a single ecosystem, with full spectrum allocations and proper funding.

Public Safety Mobile Broadband to be expedited

14 December, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Australia's governments seem to have finally gotten the message regarding rolling out a national Public Safety Mobile Broadband capability.

WA announces plans for new emergency radio network

14 December, 2020

The project will replace more than 11,000 radio devices during its first phase, with the ultimate goal of building a new statewide communications system.

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