Public Safety

First contract let for UK's new emergency network

03 September, 2015

The first contract to provide a replacement communications system for the UK's emergency services has been awarded to Kellogg Brown & Root Limited.

Simulcast the solution for county's comms

28 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Simoco Wireless Solutions Pty Ltd

Replacing a multicast system with a modern IP-based simulcast network has brought multiple benefits to a county's emergency services.

Donation helps St John Ambulance with comms

18 August, 2015

The St John Ambulance (Qld) Toowoomba Division has received more than $5300 from the Community Benefit Fund to purchase vital radiocommunications equipment.

Ambulance Tasmania fixes comm centre power problems

17 August, 2015

Equipment identified as being involved in a power outage at the Ambulance Tasmania communications centre in July and a further partial outage last week has been replaced.

Motorola and Skyscape join for cloud-based public safety SaaS

04 August, 2015

Motorola Solutions and Skyscape Cloud Services have partnered to offer smart public safety solutions to UK government agencies through a cloud-delivered software as a service (SaaS) model.

Zetron AcomNOVUS console system

03 August, 2015 | Supplied by: Zetron Australasia Pty Ltd

The Zetron AcomNOVUS integrated command-and-control system is based on the company's Acom solution. It utilises enterprise-class server architecture that can be customised to meet user requirements in a high-capacity, IP-based system.

HF to the rescue in Malaysian floods

23 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Barrett Communications Pty Ltd

Following severe flooding in several Malaysian states in early 2015, Barrett Communications HF equipment was urgently brought in to re-establish contact with rural hospitals.

Disaster response — comms help recovery efforts

16 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Barrett Communications Pty Ltd

Radio equipment from Australia's Barrett Communications was deployed just in time for recovery efforts following Nepal's devastating earthquake.

Victorian and US partnership for public safety

13 July, 2015

Information sharing capability for public safety will be improved through a newly formed partnership between Emergency Management Victoria and the US Department of Homeland Security.

Samsung's LTE technology for public safety

10 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Samsung

Samsung has demonstrated the latest in its LTE technology for the public safety industry.

Mongolian public safety agencies get Sepura DMR

08 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Sepura PLC

The Municipality of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, has selected Sepura DMR technology for its public safety organisations.

South Australia's GRN upgrade

18 June, 2015 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Motorola has begun a $175 million upgrade of the South Australian Government Radio Network, which will expand and improve coverage, add functionality and boost reliability.

DHS hasn't fixed interoperability problems

18 June, 2015

The US Department of Homeland lacks "reliable interoperable communications for emergencies, as well as daily operations and planned events", said its Inspector General.

$15.3m for new Tasmanian emergency dispatch system

16 June, 2015

Tasmania to spend $15.3 million over the next two years to deliver an integrated emergency services computer aided dispatch (ESCAD) system.

Country Fire Service goes digital

09 June, 2015 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Tetracom Pty Ltd

South Australia's Country Fire Service has awarded a $7 million contract to upgrade all of its frontline radios to digital standard, featuring Tait Communications' mobile and portable units.

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