Public Safety

NSW Telco Authority program update

17 December, 2019

An enhanced and expanded NSW Government Radio Network has proved itself a crucial tool during the state's bushfire response.


Connected drones for disaster relief

16 December, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

A trial in Japan has used drones connected via a private LTE network to issue tsunami evacuation alerts.


Giving first responders the comms they need

11 December, 2019 by Ian Miller

Is the government leaving first responders out of the equation when it comes to the fundamental communications platforms of the future?


Cooperation for mission-critical communications

09 December, 2019 by Ron Parks

State-of-the-art technology is only part of the communications equation — working together is even more important.


New HQ to bolster SA emergency services' capabilities

04 December, 2019

SA's emergency services' incident response capabilities are set to get a boost with the help of a new, purpose-built command centre.


Tasmania's ESCAD implementation completed

04 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Fujitsu Australia

Fujitsu has completed the implementation of an Emergency Services Computer Aided Dispatch system for Ambulance Tasmania.


Tribhuvan International Airport installs TETRA network

02 December, 2019 | Supplied by: Sepura PLC

Tribhuvan International Airport has installed what's said to be Nepal's first TETRA network in a bid to improve communication, workflow and safety.


Inmarsat launches GX5 satellite

02 December, 2019

Airline passenger Wi-Fi and maritime and government connectivity across Europe and the Middle East are set to expand with Inmarsat's GX5 satellite.


Thousands of satellites to launch under new system

29 November, 2019

Thousands of non-geostationary satellite orbit systems will soon be deployed under a new milestone-based regulatory procedure.


Nokia joins Spark's preferred vendor list for 5G rollout

22 November, 2019

Nokia is set to deploy its RAN equipment at over 200 sites throughout NZ after being named a preferred vendor for Spark's 5G rollout.


Hytera comms used for SCO meeting

07 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Hytera Communications (Aust) P/L

Hytera's radio systems helped secure attendees' safety at the 18th meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of Member States of the SCO.


GE Nett deploys Sepura radios to help boost worker safety

07 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Sepura PLC

Norwegian electricity grid owner and operator GE Nett has deployed Sepura's SC20 and SC21 radios to improve its operations' safety and efficiency.


Prioritising public safety in MNOs' LTE and 5G networks

05 November, 2019 by Barbara Noonan, Head of Public Sector APAC, Nokia | Supplied by: Nokia Australia

Prioritisation on LTE and 5G networks is technically feasible, but there are a number of legal issues that need to be carefully addressed, says Nokia's Barbara Noonan.


Barrett radios for Chilean ambulance, hospital network

29 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Barrett Communications Pty Ltd

Barrett's radio systems are helping to strengthen and secure ambulance and hospital communications in Chile, thanks to a recent contract with SAMU.


Majorcan buses' radio systems arrive in digital age

24 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Teltronic

Majorcan buses' radio systems are coming into the digital age, thanks to a new deal between Teltonic's partner, Level Electronics, and EMT.


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