Public Safety

APD Communications gains ESN accreditation

16 April, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

APD Communications' Cortex software-only Integrated Communication Control System has been accredited by the Network Approval Testing Service.

WA's ICT infrastructure to the rescue

13 April, 2018

Western Australia is leveraging new technology to share data between first responders and incident controllers.

SKT and Nokia trial public safety LTE in Korea

12 April, 2018

The trial aims to enable Korean first responders to share mission-critical voice, video and other data simultaneously in real time.

iOS 111 emergency call location info enabled

11 April, 2018

Technology that provides location data for 111 emergency callers in New Zealand has now been extended to iOS.

FCC ponders 'more flexible' use of 4.9 GHz

10 April, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The FCC wants feedback on the suggestion that the 4.6 GHz public safety band should be shared with other users.

Canada expands emergency alert system

10 April, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Canadians can now receive National Public Alerting System alerts on compatible wireless devices such as smartphones.

French airports receive Sepura gateway radio

09 April, 2018

A gateway radio solution has been successfully tested by Sepura's French partner, with a view to rolling it out at Lyon-Bron Airport and Lyon Saint-Exupery.

Scholarships for emergency management volunteers

09 April, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Applications have opened for round three of the federal government's emergency volunteer education scholarships.

Emergency communications conference

09 April, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Experts in the field of disaster and emergency communications will gather in Melbourne in June to share ideas and lessons learned.

PEMEA standard released by ETSI

06 April, 2018

The Technical Specification TS 103 478 defines the requirements and architecture of Pan-European mobile emergency applications (PEMEA).

Extra safety data for first responders

05 April, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Emergency services personnel in Belgium will soon be able to retrieve important automobile information via their mobile devices.

Parramatta emergency comms enhanced

04 April, 2018

There has been a 92% increase in portable radio coverage in the Parramatta CBD, following the completion of a new radio site in the area.

Federal Engineering continues Maryland FiRST contract

04 April, 2018

Federal Engineering has won a four-year extension for contract management services for Maryland FiRST, through to May of 2022.

AT&T’s FirstNet core goes live

29 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

It's all systems go for the secure network backbone of the US's new public safety broadband network.

Mobility on the beat

29 March, 2018 | Supplied by: NetMotion

Digital mobility technology is giving South Australia's police officers more presence in the field.

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