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Airbus and Erillisverkot help secure ski contest in Finland with TETRA

Airbus and Erillisverkot help secure ski contest in Finland with TETRA

Airbus and Erillisverkot, the operator of the nationwide public safety radio network VIRVE, have supplied TETRA radio communications to help secure the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti, Finland, which are currently taking place, running between…

Sam Fenwick, 24th February 2017
Tata Steel using TETRA network from Sepura for its flagship site

Tata Steel using TETRA network from Sepura for its flagship site

Tata Steel has chosen Sepura, in conjunction with Dutch distributor Abiom, to provide a complete TETRA communications solution for its flagship site in the Netherlands.  The IJmuiden steel plant is Tata Steel’s largest, spanning 7.5 square kil…

Sam Fenwick, 22nd February 2017
Airbus supports 53rd Munich Security Conference with TETRA

Airbus supports 53rd Munich Security Conference with TETRA

Airbus will equip the 53rd Munich Security Conference with a secure Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) network together with TETRA network operator Stadtwerke München. The event will take place on 17-19 February and will host more than 30 heads of state…

Sam Fenwick, 16th February 2017
TETRA – today  in Europe

TETRA – today in Europe

The European TETRA market is buoyant, with activity ongoing in many countries, such as Germany and The Netherlands, explains Phil Kidner, CEO of the TCCA Across Europe, many countries use TETRA networks to provide first responders with reliable and res…

Admin, 15th February 2017
Hot pursuit: TETRA for motorcycles

Hot pursuit: TETRA for motorcycles

When chasing down criminals or rushing to provide emergency care, motorcycle users need the TETRA radios on their bikes to be safely and properly installed – as the potential consequences from a botched job can be severe, as Richard Martin discovers…

Admin, 15th February 2017
Body worn video: Witness for the prosecution

Body worn video: Witness for the prosecution

Philip Mason looks at how the use of body-worn video is changing operational culture at one of the largest emergency services organisations in the world – London’s Metropolitan Police  In September 2012 the outgoing UK chief inspe…

Philip Mason, 15th February 2017
Norway-Sweden ISI: When together is better

Norway-Sweden ISI: When together is better

Richard Martin attended a trial and the completion ceremony of the Swedish/Norwegian cross-border TETRA interworking system November 16 2016 is an important date for the Swedish and Norwegian public safety agencies because it marks the creation of the wo…

Admin, 15th February 2017
TCCA defines key points for public safety LTE network rollout decisions

TCCA defines key points for public safety LTE network rollout decisions

The TCCA has defined the four key areas that governments looking to implement public safety networks based on LTE must consider if they are to achieve a trusted and fit for purpose service for their public safety users: spectrum, security, …

Sam Fenwick, 15th February 2017
Motorola launches DIMETRA Express

Motorola launches DIMETRA Express

Motorola Solutions has launched the DIMETRA Express, an expandable single-site TETRA digital radio system, designed to be deployed in 15 minutes or less. According to the company, the device operates as a ‘one-box’ system, integrating base ra…

Philip Mason, 8th February 2017
Thuringia chooses Sepura

Thuringia chooses Sepura

Sepura has been awarded the contract to provide around 20,000 radios to the Free State of Thuringia in Germany. The radios will be a combination of STP9000 and STP8X hand-portables, as well as vehicle installations of SRG3900 mobiles, which will be used …

Philip Mason, 7th February 2017