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TETRA gains traction

TETRA gains traction

According to Elizabeth Mead, analyst at global market information and analytics company IHS, TETRA is poised to flourish outside its traditional stronghold of public safety TETRA technology now represents 25 per cent of the digital technology market for …

4th December 2014
Software snap(p)shot

Software snap(p)shot

TETRA continues to evolve and be enhanced with the development of new applications. Laurence Doe gauges industry experts’ opinions on how the technology is changing TETRA data is being “used for many things not imagined when the standard…

4th December 2014
Spectrum saves lives – market forces don’t

Spectrum saves lives – market forces don’t

Alun Lewis spoke with the TCCA’s Jeppe Jepsen about preparations for WRC 2015 As a finite natural resource, just like oil fields, territorial waters and airspace, control and allocation of the radio spectrum is often affected by political factors. …

2nd December 2014
Seeing the wood for the trees

Seeing the wood for the trees

Mission-critical LTE systems provide us with a blizzard of data, often in several different forms. How can situational awareness help us see clearly, asks Moin Rahman Situation Awareness, or SA, is an attribute that any professional – law enforceme…

2nd December 2014
Moving with the times: PMR’s advancements

Moving with the times: PMR’s advancements

Technological advancements do not mean we must abandon the past altogether. Andrew Gill explains how the PMR community is adapting to, and embracing, change  Back in 1978 Bob Dylan famously penned ‘The Times They Are A-Changin’. Jum…

2nd December 2014
LTE: becoming mission-critical

LTE: becoming mission-critical

LTE can provide data benefits in many countries for mission-critical PSS communications systems. Alun Lewis discovers why they are introducing the technology The use of LTE in the mission-critical operations has slowly been moving up the agenda for the p…

2nd December 2014
On time, on target

On time, on target

The Federal Agency for Public Safety Digital Radio (BDBOS) has been rolling out its TETRA system since 2007. With the new network due to be fully operational next year, Tim Guest spoke to Barbara Held, the head of the BDBOS, about its progress With …

2nd December 2014
Adapting to change

Adapting to change

Steven Young, vice president and general manager of TETRA products & solutions at Motorola Solutions discusses optimising urban TETRA networks Ensuring that end-users are connected at all times to mission-critical communications is a defining feature…

1st December 2014