Public Safety

FirstNet attracts another 1000 public safety agencies

25 June, 2018

The number of public safety agencies to adopt FirstNet has almost doubled since April, with another 1000 joining from across 52 states.

Australia's PSMB is progressing

21 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

It's been slow going, but there is light at the end of the tunnel for the provision of public safety mobile broadband for Australia.

Collaborative comms: the US experience

20 June, 2018

When disasters span multiple jurisdictions, coordination and collaboration becomes critically important for effective responses.

Queensland SES to transition to GWN

15 June, 2018

South-east Queensland's 79 SES groups will transition to the Government Wireless Network over the next two years.

TCCA explores TETRA-LTE interworking security

15 June, 2018

Security policies needed for TETRA and LTE interworking are the focus of a new TCCA study.

PSTA launches new public safety tech alliance

14 June, 2018

A new public safety technology alliance will ensure interoperability and open standards for all broadband wireless communications and related technology.

Queensland commits to upgraded comms, mobility

13 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The Queensland Government has committed to continuing the deployment of upgraded communications and mobility technology for first responders.

Is it time for a public safety blockchain?

13 June, 2018 by Ged Griffin

Blockchain technologies hold the promise of improving the trust, security and stability of public safety communications networks.

Motorola upgrades emergency comms in Portsmouth

12 June, 2018 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

First responders in the City of Portsmouth will receive upgraded mission-critical radio equipment from Motorola Solutions as part of a multimillion-dollar contract.

Omnitronics helps AVCG keep 2500 km of coastline safe

12 June, 2018

The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard is using Omnitronics' DX-Altus to maintain communications along 2512 km of the Australian coastline.

India's TRAI recommends a hybrid PPDR network

06 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A broadband PPDR network based on LTE using private and public networks should be rolled out nationwide, according to India's regulatory authority.

Using UAS to extend mission-critical comms

05 June, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

A new report from NPSTC outlines the benefits of using unmanned aircraft systems for communications support.

ICASA releases 2018 spectrum plan

29 May, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

South Africa's regulator has published its 2018 plan, incorporating aims for PPDR and IMT mobile broadband.

Motorola LXN 500 LTE broadband network infrastructure

28 May, 2018 | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

The Motorola LXN 500 LTE ultraportable broadband network infrastructure is a small, light, full-power broadband network.

Springfield chooses Motorola incident response software

25 May, 2018

Command centre software for the City of Springfield Real-Time Analysis Center will be provided by Motorola Solutions.

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