Governments have known about interoperability problems for decades. It is time for something to be done about it, says Ben Cosier.
Australia's public safety communications need to be treated as a single ecosystem, with full spectrum allocations and proper funding.
Australia's governments seem to have finally gotten the message regarding rolling out a national Public Safety Mobile Broadband capability.
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.
The NSW Telco Authority has awarded BAI Communications a five-year contract to manage the state's Public Safety Network, including the Network Operations Control Centre.
Energy Networks Australia and Communications Alliance have signed an MOU to improve collaboration and knowledge-sharing to better respond to emergency situations.
Initial findings from Finland's Virve 2.0 mobile devices RFI will be presented in an online session on Thursday, 5 November as part of Critical Communications Week.
COWs, SatCOWs, NBN Road Muster trucks and portable satellite kits will be acquired and pre-positioned ahead of the 2020–21 bushfire season.
The development of the Telecommunications Emergency Communications Protocol provides a common operating model for communications disaster management.
Potential security vulnerabilities inherent in smart devices being used by first responders are reviewed in a new NIST report.
Vanuatu's national government will get an upgraded emergency radio network under a joint project with Australia.
Erillisverkot has issued an RFI for end-user devices that could be used by Finland's forthcoming public safety mobile broadband network, Virve 2.0.
The Statement of Project 25 User Needs aims to help users better understand P25 technologies and identify their communications needs.
The former CEO of Air New Zealand, Rob Fyfe, has been appointed chair of the Next Generation Critical Communications Executive Governance Board.
The US National Public Safety Telecommunications Council has released several reports covering MCPTT and the use of emerging technologies.