Public Safety

ACMA issues direction to Telstra

11 July, 2013

Telstra has been found in breach of privacy regulations, after details of 734,000 customers were visible via the internet.

More Tasmanians connected to NBN

10 July, 2013

Over 4300 premises in Tasmania are NBN connected via fibre, with another 6300 connected via 4G fixed wireless.

New rules for Triple Zero via satphones

10 July, 2013

ACMA introduces new rules to ensure users in remote areas of Australia have access to the Triple Zero system via satellite phones.

Licensing of 28/31 GHz bands to change from 2014

02 July, 2013

Licences in the 28/31 GHz spectrum bands will change from spectrum to apparatus licences from February next year.

Surveillance market to more than double

02 July, 2013

A new report explores the threats faced by cities, critical success factors for security systems and the decision processes behind city surveillance projects.

Internet traffic to quintuple by 2016

01 July, 2013 by The University of Adelaide

Academics say a forthcoming huge increase in internet traffic will require major infrastructure upgrades.

Canadian safety and security program

27 June, 2013 by Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group

The Canadian government is calling for proposals to improve resilience to public safety and security threats.

Consultation begins on remaining 700 MHz spectrum

26 June, 2013

The federal government has set a base price for spectrum access charges and is inviting industry comment.

9-1-1 MAX Call-Taking system

26 June, 2013 | Supplied by: Zetron Australasia Pty Ltd

Emergency operators can now make use of the full functionality of Zetron’s MAX Call-Taking 9-1-1 system over a tablet PC.

Wireless microphone regulation changes

13 June, 2013

Some technical changes will affect manufacturers and importers of wireless microphones in the digital dividend frequencies.

New spectrum for emergency services

12 June, 2013

ACMA has developed a class licence that provides access to 50 MHz of spectrum of the 4.9 GHz band.

Hytera TETRA for Mercedes-Benz factory

12 June, 2013 | Supplied by: Hytera Communications Co. Ltd

The Mercedes-Benz engine factory fire brigade in Berlin has upgraded to a Hytera TETRA radio system.

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.

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