Two Australian companies honoured in International Critical Communications Awards ceremony at the CCW2021 Madrid

The International Critical Communications awards (ICCA) took place after the first day of the Critical Communications World event (CCW2021). Two Australian companies, Vertel and MCS Digital included in the awards. Attendees honoured the best in the sector with an evening of glamour and celebration at Casino de Madrid, a spectacular and richly decorated property of cultural interest in Spain. The ICCAs, …

Simoco launches Velocity to offer customers high speed broadband convergence to LTE

September 2021 Simoco Wireless Solutions, a leading mission critical communications manufacturer announced the launch of their Velocity solution to offer customers high speed broadband convergence to LTE that will revolutionize their mission critical communication deployments allowing a unification of communication networks with access to LMR and high speed LTE. Velocity, developed and supported by Simoco’s Australian design team, provides customers …

Microsoft joins Nokia to sign a Space and 5G agreement with the South Australian Government

By Microsoft News Center9 September, 2021 With eyes firmly fixed on leveraging Space and 5G technologies to tackle the world’s most challenging issues, Microsoft and Nokia have signed an agreement with South Australia’s Department for Trade and Investment. By fostering relationships with South Australian industry, government and academic institutions, Microsoft and Nokia will work together on pathfinder opportunities to demonstrate how …

Sepura’s AutoMate Application Drives Safety and Operational Improvements

Sepura have extended their applications portfolio with the launch of AutoMate, which works by enabling TETRA radio automation through geofencing and situational triggers. This intelligent application sets to improve both operational performance and staff safety whilst maximising existing radio assets. By enabling TETRA radio automation through geofencing and situational triggers, AutoMate is functional, fast and efficient, optimising communication and data sharing …

AIRBUS 50 reasons why one would adopt Hybrid (LMR/LTE) solutions that make sense

AIRBUS is a global supplier of advanced hybrid communication and collaboration solutions for large-scale mission and business critical networks, find out how to keep your services connected wherever, whenever. AIRBUS 50 reasons why one would adopt Hybrid (LMR/LTE) solutions that make sense 3GPP broadband standards are a revolutionary shift in wireless communication that help deliver mission-critical broadband services for public …

Aqura going underground to enable Industry 4.0

Aqura going underground to enable Industry 4.0 Perth, Western Australia 23 August 2021 The challenge of leveraging next-generation wireless broadband technology in underground operations is one that hasn’t quite been cracked in Australia. Aqura Technologies has taken on the challenge and has been awarded a grant from the Australian Government under the 5G Innovation Initiative to augment the organisation’s own …

Appointment of new Australasian Critical Communications Forum (ACCF) Director

Melbourne 15th July 2021 Following the resignation of Steve Hwang from Nokia as ACCF Board director due to a shift in his Nokia’ regional responsibilities, the ACCF is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Brine from Nokia (Oceania) as its new Board director. Steve Hwang based in Seoul was also involved in the South Korea’s Safe Net Forum and …

Hytera’s Digital Communications Solution Gives the Mining Industry a Competitive Edge

26th of June 2021 The Hytera 4G LTE Intelligent Communications Solution for Mining offers an integrated platform capable of supporting a wide range of audio, video, data and M2M/IoT applications suitable for surface, strip, open-pit and underground mining. Global trends impacting the mining industry The mining and metals industry faces a number of challenges including fluctuating demand for ores and …

State of Victoria Country Fire Authority Selects Zetron’s Command and Control System to Improve Statewide Integrated Emergency Communications

Twenty-eight Command and Control Centres will be interconnected on a single communications system to increase operational efficiency in protecting lives & property Brisbane, Australia – February 22, 2021 – Zetron, a global leader in integrated mission critical communications technology, announced today that the Country Fire Authority (CFA) has awarded a $4 million contract for Zetron’s ACOM Command & Control system to be used as the …