Public Safety

Fighting fire with comms firepower

13 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The NSW Telco Authority found itself in the thick of battle during the bushfires, working to maintain emergency communications and restoring damaged sites.


VIDEO: Communications for airport emergencies

11 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

In these two videos we see first-hand the role radiocommunication plays when simulating an airport emergency, followed by what happens during the real thing.


NTT Docomo looks ahead to 6G, despite 5G's infancy

10 February, 2020

Most companies are still looking to deploy and refine 5G, but NTT Docomo is already looking ahead to evolved 5G and 6G.


The evolving synergy of comms and dispatch solutions

10 February, 2020 by Ranjan Bhagat | Supplied by: Zetron Australasia Pty Ltd

Fully interoperable and always available integrated dispatch systems will continue to be of key importance, says Zetron's Ranjan Bhagat.


Military satellites support bushfires comms

10 February, 2020 by Jason Cutshaw (USASMDC)

A communications team based in Hawaii was tasked with enhancing satellite communications for Australian military personnel assisting with firefighting efforts.


JVCKENWOOD radios for the California Highway Patrol

05 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: JVCKENWOOD Australia Pty Ltd

JVCKENWOOD and subsidiary EF Johnson have been awarded a $40 million, three-year contract from the California Highway Patrol for the supply of digital radios.


NZ proposes changes to emergency location services

03 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The changes would enable emergency services to locate people in distress even when they have not made a call to the 111 emergency phone number.


Victorian Triple Zero operators to gain AI advantage

03 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A new $1.36 million artificial intelligence voice monitoring system will help emergency call-takers identify callers showing signs of cardiac arrest.


The Netherlands' C2000 TETRA upgrade a success

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Netherlands' new C2000 TETRA emergency service communications network is now operational, following a successful migration from the old system overnight on 27/28 January.


VIDEO: How FirstNet's deployables assist public safety

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

FirstNet can call on a fleet of 72 wheeled deployables plus three flying cells on wheels and one aerostat.


GAO issues report card on FirstNet progress

29 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

AT&T is meeting all of its FirstNet contractual coverage and adoption milestones, but there is some room for improvement in certain management aspects.


Minister visits bushfire-affected radio sites

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Federal Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher has visited teams helping to restore bushfire-affected radio tower sites on the NSW South Coast.


PSCE Paris meeting wrap-up report available

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Public Safety Communication Europe December meeting brought together more than 100 participants from 15 countries.


Roundtable examines bushfires' effects on communications

23 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A government and industry roundtable has assessed the bushfires' effects on telecommunications, and agreed on measures to examine hardening networks.


ETSI issues major standards for NG112 and AML

23 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The new standards cover core elements of the NG112 architecture as well as the sending of location data to public safety access points via AML.


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