Public Safety

Hungarian nuclear power plant to connect to TETRA network

16 September, 2019

Airbus is set to connect Hungary's Paks Nuclear Power Plant to the country's TETRA network, helping installation security and public safety.

AMSA seeks input on radio, navigation changes

11 September, 2019

AMSA is calling for feedback on proposed changes that would enable more operators to provide mobile satellite services within the GMDSS.

Interview: Kylie De Courteney, NSW Telco Authority

04 September, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

We spoke with the Telco Authority's new Managing Director to get a progress report on PSMB, the CCEP and other communications programs.

Airbus communications technology secures G7 Summit

04 September, 2019

Airbus's communications technology helped ensure government officials' safety at this year's G7 Summit in Biarritz, France.

Airbus and STC Specialized secure millions' safety at Hajj

21 August, 2019

Airbus's radio and automated vehicle location technology helped protect around 1.8 million Muslims during this year's Hajj pilgrimage.

NZ Network-Enabled Army project to enter phase two in 2019

19 August, 2019

NZ's army is set to gain new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities during phase two of the Network-Enabled Army project.

FirstNet releases long-awaited roadmap

14 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The US FirstNet Authority has released its public safety-driven roadmap that lays out the future development of the FirstNet broadband network.

FirstNet passes 750,000 connections

13 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

More than 750,000 connections in almost 9000 agencies across 650 US markets have signed up to FirstNet.

FCC proposes to uphold current RF exposure safety limits

13 August, 2019

America's FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, has released a proposal to maintain the commission's existing radiofrequency exposure limits.

US$109m to upgrade call centres to NG911

12 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The government funding will add IP network and location identification capabilities to 911 emergency call centres in more than 30 states.

Red Eagles soar with multimode devices

12 August, 2019

The Red Eagle Motorcycle Squad of the Shaoyang Traffic Police Detachment in China's Hunan Province is using the Hytera PDC760 multimode radio for its daily activities.

Urgent upgrade restores 911 centre's capabilities

08 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Running at only 50% capacity following devastating storms, Loudon County's 911 centre was back to full capability in less than five weeks.

PSCE second workshop on public warning systems

05 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Australia's Emergency Alert public warning system will once again be the exemplar as PSCE conducts its second PWS workshop on 8 October.

ETSI releases report on IoT devices for emergency comms

05 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The report considers the effect IoT devices will have on emergency communications and automated responses, and canvasses standardisation issues.

Aussie firm's technology at the heart of Belgium's ASTRID

05 August, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Infostream's simulcast technology is a key component of Belgium's national emergency services paging system.

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