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TETRA: Africa’s aegis

TETRA: Africa’s aegis

TETRA is well established in Africa and is helping governments address their many security issues. Sam Fenwick looks at recent developments in this exciting market, with a focus on South Africa   TETRA radio tower at Wemmershoek Dam, South Afri…

Sam Fenwick, 4th February 2016
Broad strokes for LTE development

Broad strokes for LTE development

The growing demand for data in critical comms, and its resultant need for broadband capabilities was a major topic for the Public Safety Forum at PMR Expo. Laurence Doe hears from both broadband supporters and sceptics in the mission-critical space  …

Laurence Doe, 4th February 2016
ISITEP: enabling cross-border comms

ISITEP: enabling cross-border comms

ISITEP – the EU programme to establish Inter system Interoperability for TETRA-TETRAPOL networks – will improve how public safety agencies from different countries talk to each other when an incident demands co-ordination, explains Richard Mar…

Sam Fenwick, 4th February 2016
Bringing TETRA networks inside

Bringing TETRA networks inside

In the 21st Century, celebrations to mark the new year have evolved into a global spectator sport, with major cities around the world striving to outdo one another as they dazzle residents, visitors and TV cameras with spectacular midnight shows. Alas, on…

Sam Fenwick, 4th February 2016
TETRA in North America: The tide is turning

TETRA in North America: The tide is turning

TETRA has been slow to catch on in North America for regulatory and commercial reasons, but is starting to come into its own. TETRA Today looks at some of the highlights from the TETRA Congress Americas event in Dallas, Texas  Public safety could be…

Sam Fenwick, 4th February 2016