Australian critical technology leader RFI joins TCCA

Wednesday 29 June 2022: RFI Technology Solutions, a leader in wireless critical communications technologies for the public safety, government, utilities/resources and carrier sectors, and a member of the Australasian Critical Communications Forum has announced its membership of TCCA – the global representative body for the critical communications ecosystem.

RFI is a technology solutions manufacturer, focusing on mobile radio systems and integration services.  RFI technology can be found in thousands of LMR networks where the company has provided high-performance antennas, system components and repeaters/rebroadcast systems.  RFI’s extensive range of catalogued product and custom engineered solutions for LMR, public safety and carrier markets has seen the company find global markets in critical networks in the USA, Europe, Africa and home markets in Australia and Asia.

RFI also serves major road, rail and infrastructure projects with full design and integration services for road applications extending coverage for all networks in the most challenging environments. Including RFI’s Australian designed and manufactured digital repeater products.

“TCCA is an organisation we see as taking the lead in bringing together the narrowband and broadband communities,” said Steve Jaques, RFI Executive Director and founding shareholder. “The critical communications community is our largest customer base. In commencing an active participation in TCCA, we feel we can become even closer to these customers and others in the vendor community at a time when technological advances are driving change at a remarkable pace”.

“As a 20+ year foundation member of the Australian Critical Communications Forum, I am extremely pleased to also welcome RFI to TCCA international membership,” said Kevin Graham, TCCA Chief Executive. “RFI has a long history in the design, manufacturing and deployment of solutions to enhance wireless coverage for public safety and critical industries not only outdoors, but more importantly for in-building, confined space and underground locations such as mining, road and rail tunnels. We look forward to the valuable knowledge, insights and experience the company will bring to TCCA and share with the global critical communications community.”  

About RFI Technology Solutions

RFI Technology Solutions (RFI) is an Australian owned and based manufacturer of high integrity base station antennas, radio rebroadcasting equipment and a major integrator in the Asia Pac regions.  With more than 250 staff including more than 60 scientists and engineers the company supports critical communications users in more than 50 countries including major markets in Asia and the United States.  Bringing software and hardware solutions together in advanced repeater and amplifier technologies the company has supplied equipment and/or services to more than 2,000 in-building systems, 250km of underground road tunnels and thousands of rural and metropolitan radio sites. For more information, please visit https://www.rfi.com.au/

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About TCCA

On behalf of its members, TCCA represents all standard mobile critical communications technologies and complementary applications. Our members are drawn from end users, operators and industry across the globe. We believe in and promote the principle of open and competitive markets worldwide through the use of open standards and harmonised spectrum. We drive the development of common global mobile standards for critical broadband and maintain and enhance the TETRA Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) standard. TCCA is the 3GPP Market Representation Partner for critical communications and our members actively contribute in 3GPP working groups.  TCCA supports the  ETSI MCX Plugtests™, is a member of the MCS-TaaSting project, and supports the Mission Critical Open Platform (MCOP) project.  To find out more, please visit www.tcca.info and www.critical-communications-world.com

About the ACCF

The Australasian Critical Communications Forum (ACCF) is the local Forum of the international Critical Communications Association (TCCA) that represents all standard mobile critical communications technologies and complementary applications. We support, maintain and enhance Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) standards, and drive the development of common global mobile standards for critical broadband in our region.

ACCF and TCCA members are drawn from end users, operators and industry across the Australasian region and the globe. We believe in and promote the principle of open and competitive markets worldwide through the use of open standards and harmonised spectrum and our members actively contribute to TCCA working groups in representing the Australasian region.

Australasian Critical Communications Forum Ltd,

Chapter of the international Critical Communications Association (TCCA)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.criticalcommsforum.com.au