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Security in paradise

Security in paradise

Resorts World Sentosa, a tourist destination in Singapore, recently won the award for Best Use of TETRA for Private Industry at the International TETRA Awards. Balbir Singh takes a closer look at how the resort gets the most from its network Tourism is a…

23rd July 2013
Designing indoor TETRA networks

Designing indoor TETRA networks

Professor Jie Zhang, of Ranplan, looks at how a new generation of radio planning and optimization tools can improve TETRA design and deployment indoors In scenarios such as fire fighting, policing and security, it goes without saying that a high quality …

23rd July 2013
Critical comms

Critical comms

May’s Critical Communications World event in Paris provided an opportunity to learn about the latest developments in TETRA. Richard Lambley reviews some of the highlights  Reflecting a new community of interest in the professional radio worl…

23rd July 2013
TETRA and LTE – fact and fiction

TETRA and LTE – fact and fiction

TETRA Today talks to Phil Kidner, chief executive officer of the TCCA, about the part TETRA and LTE technology have to play in the future of critical communications The annual TETRA World Congress is now known as Critical Communications World, incorporat…

23rd July 2013
Navigating towards the Safe City

Navigating towards the Safe City

One of the subjects discussed at Critical Communications World in Paris was Safe Cities. Alun Lewis discovers what is involved in making this concept a reality. Since we gave up our wandering, hunter-gatherer existence a few thousand years ago and starte…

23rd July 2013

Damm meets Olympic standard

The organizers of the 27th World University Olympics are deploying a TETRA network to provide security. Local TETRA operator MS-Spetstelecom was selected to provide the communications services and it will be deploying Damm’s TETRAFlex solution. Arou…

23rd July 2013

Belgian network launches 3G public safety data service

Astrid, the Belgian TETRA network operator, is launching a broadband data service called Blue Light Mobile, tuned to the needs of the public safety and security services. The company will take on the role of Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) by offe…

23rd July 2013

Norwegian emergency services sign radio deals

The Norwegian health service, Helsetjenesten, has invested in Sepura’s STP9000 handportable and SRG3900 mobile gateway radios. The contract has been awarded to VHF Communication AS, Sepura’s long-standing partner in Norway. Helsetjenesten sel…

23rd July 2013

Canadian mining company signs comms contract

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 t…

23rd July 2013

German BOSNet core network completed

The BOS core network is now available throughout Germany following the integration of the 62nd switch by Cassidian. The two network management centres in Hanover and Berlin, which are responsible for the supervision and control of the network, have also b…

23rd July 2013
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