Public Safety

APD Communications wins ESN contract

05 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The contract requires APD to produce control room technology that will be trialled by lead force Thames Valley Police.


NSW announces $217m funding boost for GRN

05 March, 2020

Emergency services and other government agencies will benefit from a $217 million boost to the state's mission-critical Government Radio Network.


Keeping the Met connected with TETRA

02 March, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Sepura PLC

With the ESN delayed, the London Metropolitan Police is refreshing its TETRA network to maintain services and add innovative capabilities.


Highways England to deploy Sepura radios

28 February, 2020

Highways England is set to receive over 700 Sepura radios in its latest critical communications upgrade.


CSPs cast commercial 5G networks in nearly 400 cities

27 February, 2020

CSPs are racing to roll out 5G, with 378 cities across 34 countries hosting commercial networks as of January 2020, according to Viavi.


Utility operator gets Airbus IP TETRA in network overhaul

20 February, 2020

Munich-based utility company SWM expects to experience more effective and reliable comms, following its migration to Airbus's IP and TETRA technologies.


Airbus provides TETRA for 56th Munich Security Conference

19 February, 2020

Airbus's tap-proof radio technology has again provided safe and smooth communications at this year's Munich Security Conference.


South Korean railways to get next-gen communication devices

19 February, 2020

South Korean railway communications are set to get a boost as RF-Comm works to develop high-speed LTE-R devices using Softil technology.


Fighting fire with comms firepower

13 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The NSW Telco Authority found itself in the thick of battle during the bushfires, working to maintain emergency communications and restoring damaged sites.


VIDEO: Communications for airport emergencies

11 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

In these two videos we see first-hand the role radiocommunication plays when simulating an airport emergency, followed by what happens during the real thing.


NTT Docomo looks ahead to 6G, despite 5G's infancy

10 February, 2020

Most companies are still looking to deploy and refine 5G, but NTT Docomo is already looking ahead to evolved 5G and 6G.


The evolving synergy of comms and dispatch solutions

10 February, 2020 by Ranjan Bhagat | Supplied by: Zetron Australasia Pty Ltd

Fully interoperable and always available integrated dispatch systems will continue to be of key importance, says Zetron's Ranjan Bhagat.


Military satellites support bushfires comms

10 February, 2020 by Jason Cutshaw (USASMDC)

A communications team based in Hawaii was tasked with enhancing satellite communications for Australian military personnel assisting with firefighting efforts.


JVCKENWOOD radios for the California Highway Patrol

05 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: JVCKENWOOD Australia Pty Ltd

JVCKENWOOD and subsidiary EF Johnson have been awarded a $40 million, three-year contract from the California Highway Patrol for the supply of digital radios.


NZ proposes changes to emergency location services

03 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The changes would enable emergency services to locate people in distress even when they have not made a call to the 111 emergency phone number.


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