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Building the case

Building the case

With over 90 participants on its mailing list, the Critical Broadband Communications Group is both the youngest and most active of the TCCA’s interest groups. Formed in March at a meeting in Barcelona, Spain, it returned to the city in September alo…

8th October 2012
Critical broadband

Critical broadband

We’ve gone steaming ahead on two tracks: first of all, organizing ourselves and starting to get work done and secondly on trying to put in place more international relationships with other stakeholders and interested parties and equally with other g…

8th October 2012
Transit routes

Transit routes

As the world’s population rises and more and more people make their way to cities, the opportunity for TETRA to be used in urban mass transit applications is also increasing – all adding up to major opportunities for vendors and system builder…

8th October 2012
Feeding the beast

Feeding the beast

Two giant petrochemical plants near Johannesburg are among the first large TETRA users in Southern Africa. Richard Lambley visited them to learn about their experience "The miners call this plant the beast”, says John Rush, at the Secunda site of…

8th October 2012
Connecting private networks with LTE

Connecting private networks with LTE

In today’s digital world, users of ‘first responder’ communication systems recognize the benefits that integrating Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) networks with new, advanced data services could bring to their task.  Considering th…

8th October 2012
From success to success

From success to success

TETRA and its markets are more buoyant now that at any other time in the history of the communications standard. Figures from IMS Research underline the strength of the technology. Last year, shipments of TETRA terminals increased by more than 9 per cent …

8th October 2012
Crossing the border

Crossing the border

Firm plans now have been laid for linking the national TETRA networks of Norway and Sweden. ‘Jeppe’ Jepsen, of the TCCA, was present at a recent workshop meeting Finally Nødnett in Norway and Rakel in Sweden are to be connected togethe…

8th October 2012
Police adopt paperless stop-and-search system

Police adopt paperless stop-and-search system

In the UK, a Short Data Application (SDA) developed for Greater Manchester Police’s (GMP’s) TETRA radios is enabling officers to record data in their ‘stop and search’ activities electronically.  The application, developed by…

8th October 2012

Stockholm’s rescue services agree TETRA contract

Rescue services covering 27 municipalities in Sweden’s capital city are to receive new TETRA terminals, in the largest order of its kind in the country. Four Stockholm fire brigades are to receive 850 TETRA terminals together with accessories and se…

8th October 2012

Kazakhstan railway chooses TETRA network

A TETRA network is being installed in the Aktobe province of Kazakhstan, for the Kazakhstan State Railway organization, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy.  The new installation will replace analogue radios along 150 km of track on the Kandyagash to Nikalt…

8th October 2012
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