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Public safety comms in the spotlight

25 June, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Australia's future public safety mobile broadband system was a hot topic at Comms Connect Sydney.

Victoria Police completes rollout of managed service

20 June, 2019

Motorola Solutions has completed the rollout of a new mobility managed service for Victoria Police, with 9398 mobile devices loaded with smart applications.

Airbus launches MXLINK in Mexico

11 June, 2019

Airbus has become a pioneer SMVNO for public safety in Mexico and Latin America, launching the MXLINK secure virtual network for Mexican authorities.

AMSA calls for PLB collection, disposal service

30 May, 2019

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority wants to hear from businesses able to contribute to a national service for distress beacon collection and disposal.

NSW Telco Authority seeking a managed network provider

07 May, 2019

The NSW Telco Authority has issued a request for tender to select a new managed network provider for the NSW government radio network.

FirstNet uptake exceeds 600,000 device connections

07 May, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

More than 600,000 device connections are signed up to FirstNet across more than 7250 public safety agencies, according to AT&T.

Interview: Ed Parkinson, acting CEO, FirstNet

17 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

More than 5000 agencies across the US have signed up to FirstNet, with more than 425,000 active connections on the mobile broadband network.

Green light for BroadWay's next stage

15 April, 2019 by David Lund, Project Coordinator, BroadWay

The next step has been taken on the road to enabling a pan-European mobile broadband system for public protection and disaster relief.

Finland's plans for PPDR mobile broadband

04 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Having gathered feedback and suggestions from industry, Finland's authorities are now on track towards implementing a national PSMB system.

BAPCO Show 2019 report

26 March, 2019 by Ian Thompson*

The ESN, data privacy, drones and technological change were some of the topics of focus at BAPCO's annual conference, writes Ian Thompson.

EOI called for marine/surf radio system maintenance

20 March, 2019

Marine Rescue NSW, on behalf of both itself and Surf Life Saving NSW, has called for expressions of interest for the provision of radio maintenance services.

Key messages about Australia's PSMB capability

14 February, 2019 by Geoff Spring, Senior Industry Advisor, University of Melbourne Centre for Disaster Management and Public Safety

Australia is making progress on the path to national public safety mobile broadband, but there's still a lot of work to be done.

BroadWay's Brussels meeting paves the way

31 January, 2019

Participants in Europe's BroadWay public safety mobile broadband pre-commercial procurement project have met in Brussels to move the project forward.

Trends in next-gen control room solutions

19 December, 2018

At part of Comms Connect in Melbourne, Ranjan Bhagat from Zetron Australasia made a presentation about next-gen control room solutions.

Control room experts share their insights

18 December, 2018 by Geoff McKernan, President, ACRNA

The Australian Control Room Network Association's recent conference has solidified the sector's vision for the future.

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