Public Safety

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.

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.

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.

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.

Spanish police receive Sepura TETRA

28 March, 2018

New TETRA radios have been supplied to Spain's Onda City Council police force by Sepura and its partners, Zenon Digital Radio and Adesal Telecom.

Verizon unveils public safety private core

28 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

Verizon's public safety private core, with priority and pre-emption, will be generally available across the US by the end of this week.

QAS emergency nerve centre opens ahead of GC2018

27 March, 2018

The Emergency and Fleet Management Precinct and ambulance station at Geebung have now been officially opened.

UK's ESN delay questioned

22 March, 2018 by Jonathan Nally

The chair of the UK's Public Accounts Committee has expressed concerns over delays to the introduction of the country's Emergency Services Network (ESN).

Sepura SC21 radio approved for Airwave Network

20 March, 2018

Airwave and the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) have approved the Sepura SC21 hand-portable radio for use on the UK's Airwave Network.

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