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PSCE, GSMA release IoT communications reports

22 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Two new reports jointly produced by PSCE and GSMA cover IoT communications concepts and technical analysis of service levels.


Leidos to overhaul UK police command and control system

21 January, 2020

London's Metropolitan Police Service is set to receive a new command and control system for officer deployment in a Leidos-led upgrade.


Oakland deploys Motorola disaster recovery service

15 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Oakland, California, has selected Motorola Solutions' PremierOne CAD disaster-recovery-as-a-service solution to provide a standby system in the cloud.


US county swaps on-premise for cloud-based CAD

15 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Centre will implement RapidDeploy's Nimbus CAD, a cloud-native platform powered by Microsoft's Azure Government Cloud.


US Air Force base to get 5G, FirstNet

15 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The US Air Force's Nellis Air Force Base and AT&T have signed an agreement under which the telco will provide 5G services along with FirstNet connectivity.


5G to reach 1.5 billion connections globally by 2025

14 January, 2020

5G is set to reach 1.5 billion connections globally by 2025 for an annual average growth of 150% over the next six years, according to a new study.


GME supporting volunteer firefighting organisations

14 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Communications company GME is supporting volunteer organisations fighting the bushfires, such as the RFS, CFA and CFS, through the donation of UHF CB radios.


Barrett supplies HF for Chinese fire bureaus

14 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Barrett's 4050 HF SDR transceivers are being used by China's Bureau of Fire and Rescue and the Bureau of Forest Fires.


The comms industry needs a strong regulator

13 January, 2020 by Hamish Duff, President, ARCIA

While there is a need for everyone to embrace new technology, we must also have a strong regulator to maintain standards and compliance, says ARCIA's Hamish Duff.


APCO receives approval for security training standards

13 January, 2020

The standard is to establish cybersecurity training for public safety telecommunicators, management, supervisors, administration and other privileged users.


Motorola Solutions awarded US$23.8m Navy contract

13 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The contract will sustain the US Navy's LMR system, which is used by the first responder community at bases across the globe.


FirstNet reaches 1 million connections milestone

08 January, 2020

Over 1m FirstNet connections are now in service across the US, supporting more than 10,000 public safety agencies and organisations, according to AT&T.


Best of 2019: AML — a game changer for emergency services

27 December, 2019 by Beatriz Peon*

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we take another look at Advanced Mobile Location.


Best of 2019: LA-RICS' state-of-the-art comms coverage

23 December, 2019 by Scott Edson

Across the festive season we'll be reprising some of our best articles from 2019. Today we revisit our profile of the LA-RACS comms network in California.


Victoria's Metro trains to receive comms upgrades

19 December, 2019

Victoria's Metro Trains' X'Trapolis and Siemens fleets will soon receive wireless data recorders, allowing real-time monitoring of key train systems.


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