The US Federal Communications Commission has redoubled on its efforts for quickly locating people who call 911 from wireless phones in multistorey buildings.
New Zealand's search and rescue bodies will benefit from a $54.8 million boost, which includes funding for communication technology.
The German city's police and fire control rooms will be equipped with a multimedia system able to handle phone, digital radio, text, webchat and social media.
Three consortia have been chosen to build prototypes for the BroadWay pan-European broadband communication system.
Codea's software is used by rescue services, hospitals and private ambulance companies for navigation and for the handling of emergency missions.
The Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements has invited input on emergency services communications and other topics.
Australia's public safety communications ecosystem urgently needs to be officially recognised as critical infrastructure in order to secure its future.
EE has signed an agreement with Nokia to build a nationwide 4G LTE air-to-ground network for the UK's Emergency Services Network.
The upgrades will set the FirstNet network core on the path to 5G and will expand the fleet of deployable assets.
Authorities must include network technology that can provide failover or fast pop-up options for connectivity during disasters.
The NSW Telco Authority continues to expand the government radio network, with a new site activated at Wyong Creek on the NSW Central Coast.
The State Control Centre has been activated for eight months straight, dealing with crises such as bushfires, COVID-19 and extreme weather events.
Communications and disaster management experts have outlined steps that should be taken to improve Australia's mission-critical communications environment.
Loss of power rather than fire damage was the main contributor to mobile network outages during the 2019–20 summer bushfires, according to an ACMA report.
The federal government has announced funding of $37.1 million to improve communications resilience during natural disasters, including satcoms and more backup power.