Large-area TFT LCD panel price increases halted in mid-June.
The terms of reference for a multijurisdictional steering committee to develop a plan to equip Australia’s public safety agencies with reliable and robust mobile broadband capability have been released.
Airwave Solutions Australia has unveiled the P25 Solution Centre, an industry initiative with the aim of demonstrating to the Australian market the performance and maturity of the P25 open standard with equipment supplied by multiple vendors.
The ACMA is seeking public comment on a second consultation paper.
In the November/December issue of RadioComms Asia-Pacific, David Cox, operations manager of Pacific Wireless Communications, took the DMR Association to task for what he described as a “pied piper” march to the “dream of digital utopia” and the new standards that may be adopted. The DMR has responded and this is its reply.
In the November/December issue of Radio Comms Asia Pacific, David Cox, operations director of Pacific Wireless Communications, took issue with the DMR bid to ‘take over the world’ of mobile radio in his article “DMR - is it the road to nowhere?” He argued that Tetra has largely already achieved what DMR is wanting to do so, following on from that argument, this article looks more closely at what the DMR standard is all about.
The ACMA is implementing some measures to remove regulatory barriers to spectrum trading and leasing, and to provide better information to radiocommunications users.
Jim2 Business Engine software is an integrated job tracking and accounting business management system for communications applications that reduces administration and keying errors.
Traditionally, the basic mobile communication requirements of underground mines have been analog two-way voice radios and low-speed data links. With the tremendous development of open standard data communication products, safety and monitoring systems and protocols for wired and wireless applications, TCP/IP and 802.11 are now the de facto standards. These standards have paved the road for the realisation of the mines’ high-speed communications systems.
The ACMA has released details of forthcoming changes to the 400 MHz band following its extensive review. These changes are likely to affect operations of two-way radios, and the Australian Radio Communications Industry Association (ARCIA) has issued a statement that, it says, clarifies some of the points raised by the authority. Headed ‘ACMA changes to radio licences’, the statement goes on:
The ACMA has completed licensing for spectrum for mobile telecommunications services at more than 2000 sites throughout regional and remote Australia.