Zetron Launches New MAX Fire Station Alerting Solution to Improve Emergency Response Time and Preparedness

MAX Fire Station Alerting introduces functionality that strengthens the connections and congruence between dispatch and response teams Redmond, WA. July 29, 2020 – Zetron, a global leader in integrated mission critical communications technology, today announced the release of the all new MAX Fire Station Alerting, an integrated communications system designed to provide a wide range of highly configurable alerting, automation, and emergency response management capabilities …

Public Safety Network Transformation and Enhanced Situational Awareness

NOKIA webinar on August 5, 202011:00 am Singapore, 1:00 pm Sydney, 3:00 pm Auckland Register today Nokia webinar will cover the following:The transformation of Public Safety Networks and the move to Long-Term Evolution (LTE) based broadband have been constant topics for the past several years. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the accelerated adoption of digital solutions across the world, …

Hytera launches mission critical PoC LTE broadband solution for critical communications users

11th July 2020 Hytera has introduced a carrier integrated mission critical version of its Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC) broadband solution. Hytera HyTalk MC is an end-to-end solution supporting 3GPP Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT), Mission Critical Data (MCData) and Mission Critical Video (MCVideo) services for use by mission- and business-critical communications users. Critical communications users need rapid access to data to …

RFI, Syntony-GNSS partner for underground positioning

Tuesday, 07 July, 2020 RFI Technology Solutions is partnering with Syntony-GNSS to address GNSS positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) solutions for the burgeoning underground infrastructure market throughout Australia and New Zealand. Syntony-GNSS’s patented SubWAVE/SubWAVE+ PNT solution can expand GPS/GNSS/RNSS coverage into road, rail and transport tunnels, enabling accurate location information to be received by standard GPS/GNSS receivers such as those already in smartphones, …

Mobile Broadband in Public Safety — From Trend to Reality

8th of June 2020 Philippe Agard, vice president of public safety and defence markets at Nokia, outlines how hyper fast mobile broadband can help public safety agencies become smarter, more predictive and better equipped to tackle today’s complex challenges, enabling them to fulfil their mission of safeguarding and protecting the communities they serve. Read more here https://www.rrmediagroup.com/Features/FeaturesDetails/FID/998/

ETSI MCX Plugtests™ Webinar 14 May 2020 Q&A

 This document sets out the questions and answers given after the webinar courtesy TCCA. The Webinar was introduced by Tony Gray, CEO of TCCA and presented by Saurav Arora, Technical Project Manager, ETSI Centre for Testing and Interoperability. Overview of Webinar 14th of May “ETSI Broadband/LTE Mission Critical Services (MCX) ETSI Plugtests.” Interoperability and service harmonization are critical challenges for …

University of Melbourne CDMPS submission to the Bushfires Royal Commission

The following is a brief overview of the very comprehensive 40-page joint submission document. The overview covers the Introduction, Purpose and Recommendations and the Conclusion with regards to the joint submission by  University of Melbourne Centre for Disaster Management & Public Safety (CDMPS) and partners – to the Commonwealth Royal Commission into the natural disasters of this past summer, more …

Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia unlock low-band 5G spectrum

    4th May – Espoo, Finland – Nokia and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) today announced that they are complementing their 3.5Ghz 5G rollout, with the first deployment of low-band NR700Mhz spectrum in a field test environment in a 5G network in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.   Once live, the use of 700Mhz spectrum will enhance VHA’s 5G network coverage, improve the indoor coverage experience and deliver high-speed 5G connectivity to customers where it is being made available. Combined with its 5G spectrum …

Jonathan Nally Interviews TCCA’s Tony Gray and ACCF’s Kevin Graham

By Jonathan Nally, Editor, Critical Comms of Westwick-Farrow Media – Monday, 27 April, 2020 The mission-critical communications industry is firmly on the path towards open standards-based broadband solutions. TCCA, a global body representing the critical communications industry, and its Australian regional affiliate, the ACCF, have spent the past two decades or more promoting the development and deployment of standards-based mission-critical …

Finland’s Emergency Response Centre Agency announces membership of TCCA

Thursday 16th April 2020 – Finland’s Emergency Response Centre Agency has announced its membership of TCCA, the representative organisation that brings together the global critical communications ecosystem. The Agency manages six Emergency Response Centres (ERCs) providing a unique critical service throughout Finland.* ERCs receive calls to the emergency 112 number that fall within the scope of the rescue, police, social …