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The ICCAs in review: Critical comms, shining stars

The ICCAs in review: Critical comms, shining stars

The inaugural International Critical Communications Awards (ICCAs) were a night to remember for the company, the food, the beautiful venue, but above all for their celebration of the innovation happening in our industry  The ICCAs took place at th…

Sam Fenwick, 15th March 2016
TETRA-LTE gateways: Best of both worlds

TETRA-LTE gateways: Best of both worlds

Laurence Doe hears from the key players enabling TETRA users to easily communicate with a wide variety of co-workers and volunteers  Picture this scene: it’s 3am and a police chief wakes up to the distinctive ping of the push-to-talk app on his smartphon…

Laurence Doe, 15th March 2016
Mobile base stations: Speed matters

Mobile base stations: Speed matters

Despite back-up generators the uncaring elements can knock sites down and serious incidents can occur in places where fixed infrastructure would be too costly to install. Sam Fenwick takes a look at the use of mobile base stations to address these issues&…

Sam Fenwick, 14th March 2016
Public safety features for LTE: The story so far

Public safety features for LTE: The story so far

As the final touches are being made to 3GPP Release 13, Erik Guttman, 3GPP TSG SA chairman, shares his perspective on the development of public safety features for LTE  TETRA Today: What were the biggest challenges involved in developing and standardisin…

Sam Fenwick, 14th March 2016
TTC: A new Canadian TETRA operator

TTC: A new Canadian TETRA operator

Toronto Transit Commission has picked TETRA as its metro communications technology. Richard Martin paid it a visit to hear about its progress so far  Toronto’s metro, bus and trolley-car service – the third-most-heavily used transit system in North Ameri…

Sam Fenwick, 14th March 2016