Public Safety

Hytera comms used in Laos dam rescue mission

03 August, 2018

Hytera is supporting rescue operations following the collapse of a hydroelectric dam in southern Laos.


Broadcast-based public warning systems are best

30 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Mobile phone broadcast-based public warning systems are the most effective solution for large group emergency notifications, according to a 5G Americas report.


Red alert for UK's ESMCP project

30 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A UK oversight authority has said successful delivery of the Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme "appears to be unachievable".


India's TRAI makes Public Mobile Radio recommendations

26 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has released its recommendations for auctioning and allocating spectrum for the Public Mobile Radio Trunking Service.


NEC helps NSW Police stay connected

26 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

NEC's iPasolink technology is providing long-distance links for the NSW Police's state-wide microwave backhaul network.


Ilitch chooses Motorola to secure its Detroit properties

25 July, 2018

Motorola Solutions and Avigilon Corporation have been chosen by Ilitch Holdings to improve its customer experience at various properties in Detroit.


AT&T reports 2500 Band 14 sites operational

23 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

More than 2500 FirstNet Band 14 sites have been installed across the US, with 10,000-plus more still to come.


YSAR receives satellite internet from Wireless Nation

23 July, 2018

Wireless Nation will provide free satellite internet for Youth Search and Rescue in New Zealand under a new partnership.


Colorado backflips on FirstNet fears

19 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Only one week after submitting documents to the FCC outlining its concerns about FirstNet, Colorado has submitted a further letter rescinding the first submission.


VIDEO: Radios used in Thailand cave rescue

17 July, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Uzi Hanuni, founder and CEO of Maxtech Networks, explains his company's role in providing mesh communications for the Thailand cave rescue.


BroadWay's market consultation begins

16 July, 2018

Briefings are to be held to inform industry about European public safety broadband plans, with feedback sought on innovative technologies.


Smartphone app provides flexible comms

16 July, 2018 | Supplied by: Airbus/Secure Land Communications

A smart app is keeping communications flowing for Bulgarian Border Police officers, whichever device they use.


NTIA urges update to Wireless Priority Service

12 July, 2018

The US FCC has been asked to update the Wireless Priority Service to provide increased capabilities, such as including data, text and video.


Mexico City Airport chooses Sepura TETRA radios

11 July, 2018

The TETRA network at Mexico City International Airport (AICM) has been updated with Sepura radios.


Public safety speaker system rolled out in Melbourne

10 July, 2018

Melbourne CBD has received a new public address speaker system to help improve safety during emergencies.


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