Public Safety

TETRA vs Cellular: key elements to consider when planning a mission-critical network

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Sepura

When production, safety and operational managers start planning activity on a new site, they know they will need a secure communications platform to connect their teams across all of the site and enable efficient working practice.


UK to provide emergency sign language video calls

25 June, 2021

Ensuring correct communication between caller and first responders on the emergency line.


Text to 911 may be a safer option

23 June, 2021

Texting an emergency message may be the safer option, according to some US counties.


US releases draft report on first responder authentication

11 June, 2021 | Supplied by: National Institute of Standards and Technology

PSOs considering using biometrics for authenticating first responders are encouraged to use the guidelines.


Public safety tower installed at Umina Beach

10 June, 2021 | Supplied by: NSW Telco Authority

"During an emergency, every second counts," said the state minister.


US FCC reverses 4.9 GHz decision for public safety

03 June, 2021 | Supplied by: APCO Australasia Headquarters

FCC praised for listening to safety concerns regarding the spectrum.


Motorola Solutions APX Radio Management for emergencies

27 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions

Project 25 land mobile radio keeps working in emergencies when phone networks go down.


ARCIA shows concern over latest ACMA outlook

18 May, 2021 by Ian Miller, Executive Officer, Australian Radio Communications Industry Association (ARCIA) Inc. | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

There is a fear of dumbing down the equipment rules without relevant explanation.


Nokia services German public safety network

13 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Nokia Solutions and Networks Singapore Pte Ltd

The company has been contracted to manage infrastructure services for world's largest TETRA network.


Is public safety compromised?

11 May, 2021 by Ian Miller | Supplied by: Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

ARCIA is concerned that public safety is being compromised by the will of bureaucracy.


Motorla Solutions Safe Hospitals security program

03 May, 2021 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions

Combining video and analytics, command centre software and critical communications information, hospitals manage threats and create safe environments.


Flood emergency maps shared

08 April, 2021 | Supplied by: Nova Systems Australia Pty Ltd

Maps indicating flooded areas of NSW were developed in a 24-hour international effort to help the state's regional and rural electricity network restore power as quickly as possible


Feasibility trial for public safety program

08 April, 2021

A contract has been signed to trial the national program.


USA provides 9-1-1 funding

01 April, 2021

Emergency responders in US to receive added useful information.


Frequentis, APD achieve UK ESN milestones

25 March, 2021

Both providers have demonstrated new feature sets in recent tests for the UK's LTE-based Emergency Services Network.


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