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Damm inks Canadian comms deal

Damm inks Canadian comms deal

Canadian mining giant New Gold has signed an agreement with Damm’s local partner Cartel Communications Systems for the installation of a TetraFlex radio communications network at its New Afton mine in British Columbia. The new network will replace …

20th May 2013
The road ahead

The road ahead

What challenges does TETRA face in the next 12 months? We are seeing more and more suppliers delivering other standards based systems into the market. However, as TETRA is a mature, well-defined open standard we are finding that it continues to be well p…

16th May 2013
Future-proofing command and control

Future-proofing command and control

The Tetra landscape has been dominated recently by talk of how LTE will affect the future of critical communications. However, technological advancements are having an effect across the board, not least in the control room and contact centre. Simon Read,…

16th May 2013
Considerations for network optimization

Considerations for network optimization

With the network deployed, optimization is the crucial next, and ongoing, process, which will fine tune coverage and capacity issues. Drive testing and monitoring the network are the two key optimization activities, which need to be performed.   &ld…

16th May 2013
Connecting a TETRA network to public LTE

Connecting a TETRA network to public LTE

The GERYON project is halfway on its journey towards the development of a technology independent system for emergency networks and services based upon IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). During the first 15-months of the project, the GERYON consortium has mad…

16th May 2013
Securing a generation

Securing a generation

When natural or man-made disasters strike – whether they impact one person or many – citizens lucky enough to live in countries with dedicated public safety networks can take the effective response of the emergency services for granted. The bl…

16th May 2013
TETRA power

TETRA power

Gdansk – or Danzig – on Poland’s Baltic coast, is a thousand-year-old trading centre which to this day remains an important seaport. Its shipyards gained worldwide fame as the birthplace of the Solidarity movement, which brought an end t…

16th May 2013

Swedish network contract signed

The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) has signed a seven-year system maintenance contract with Cassidian for the Rakel nationwide radio communications network. The contract includes 3rd line support, a hardware repair service and the supply of TETR…

16th May 2013

UK and South African police forces upgrade terminals

Sepura has won a major contract from Northamptonshire Police in the UK, for the replacement of 2 000 of the force’s TETRA terminals with the SRH3900 model. The two-stage programme will begin at once and conclude in September of this year. In …

16th May 2013

Airwave wins fire control room contract

County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Authority (DDFRA) in the UK has signed a contract with Airwave, the UK TETRA network provider, for the provision of an integrated communication and mobilization solution. Airwave will work with APD and 3tc Soft…

16th May 2013
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