Public Safety

Mother Nature to blame for delays

06 June, 2013

Natural disasters and extreme weather are reasons given for delays to landline repairs and connections, the TIO reports.

Cellular M2M to explode by 2016

05 June, 2013

New reports says cellular machine-to-machine connections will exceed 325 million globally in the next three years.

NSW Telco’s prequalification scheme

29 May, 2013

The NSW government has announced ITS2573, a prequalification scheme for procurement of telco equipment and services.

Aviation ELTs don’t always activate

27 May, 2013

Study shows aviation emergency locator transmitters work only 40 to 60% of the time.

LMR market worth $2.6 billion

23 May, 2013

New study says the global licensed mobile radio infrastructure and system integration market is worth $2.6 billion.

NZ announces spectrum consultation

16 May, 2013

The New Zealand government has released a discussion document on the auction of the 700 MHz band.

New arrangements for wireless microphones

15 May, 2013 by Australian Communications and Media Authority

Clearance of the digital dividend spectrum is required by 1 January 2015 and this includes wireless microphone users.

Digital dividend results announced

09 May, 2013

The federal government has raised almost $2 billion in an auction of spectrum in the 700 MHz and 2.5 GHz bands.

US Homeland Security seeks P25 services

02 May, 2013

US Homeland Security is seeking accreditation services for labs participating in the P25 Compliance Assessment Program.

Radio to the rescue after quake

30 April, 2013 | Supplied by: Hytera Communications Co. Ltd

When a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck in China, Hytera rushed radio equipment to the stricken areas.

Putting emergency comms to the test

23 April, 2013

Tests in New York City have suggested how to improve emergency radio communications inside large buildings and tunnels.

TETRA experiences continued growth

19 April, 2013

Survey shows that 2012 is the third consecutive year for record shipments of TETRA equipment.

Telco and media reforms continue

11 April, 2013

ACMA chairman Chris Chapman has outlined the government regulator’s current priorities in a speech at the Comms Day Summit in Sydney.

How vulnerable do you feel?

04 April, 2013

A new study gauges public feelings of vulnerability to failure of the internet, mobile phones, electricity.

ACMA tests its own ‘world’s best’ claim

01 April, 2013

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has released the latest assessment of its performance.

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