CAD On Smartwatches Is A Game Changer For Police Communications

2019-05-29 | T.J. Kennedy

As police departments and other public safety organizations shift their communications infrastructure to wireless broadband and cloud-based apps, smartwatches look set to have a massive impact on the everyday lives of first responders.

Smart-Safe-Connected Communities: Is Your Organization Part of This Movement?

2019-05-28 | George Rice

Enabling Smart-Safe-Connected Communities will require new forms of cross-sector/governmental collaboration & knowledge sharing. Commercial sector input, honed in the experience of public sector implementation, can pave the way to a smart, safe & .....

Critical Communications and the Outsourced Responsibility Myth

2019-04-12 | Nicolas Hauswald

ETELM CEO Nicolas Hauswald looks at outsourcing in relation to critical communications.

Delivering Mission-Critical Data to Enhance First Responders’ Work

2019-02-19 | Ken Bednasz, VP Application Engineering at Telit, Americas

FirstNet is enabling first responders to act both more effectively and more safely in emergency situations through the use of next-gen technologies like IoT and drone platforms. Read more about the integration of these technologies below.

Is Mission Critical Communications Stuck in 1912?

2018-11-28 | Anatoli Levine, Director, Products & Standards at MCC enabler Softil

It’s time for public authorities and first responders to use 21st century technology to work smarter and better. Anatoli Levine, Director, Products & Standards at MCC enabler Softil delves into the subject

5G Technologies, Key For More Effective Mission Critical Communications

2018-07-03 | Sagi Subocki

According to Sagi Subocki, Vice-President Products and Marketing at Softil, the ultimate promise of 5G technologies lies in its ability to deliver new essential services which go well beyond “instant gratification” for the Netflix and Hulu aficionados.

Using Drones and AI For Automated Crowd Surveillance

2018-06-08 | Malek Murison

'Eye in the Skye' allows a drone to fly above crowds and use machine learning to detect signs of violence.

Can Your Public-Safety Backhaul Network Meet Evolving First Responder Needs?

2017-12-14 | Fai Lam Marketing Director, IP/optical networks a Nokia

As first responders and law enforcement today are equipped with more-sophisticated communications tools that work in harsh and hostile environments. Likewise, the public safety backhaul network must evolve to support all kinds of data-rich applications.

Pocket Sized Mobile Networks: Reshaping Mission-Critical Communications

2017-10-17 | Carsten Brinkschulte

When it comes to delivering vital telecoms and internet connectivity in remote communications scenarios—from isolated construction sites to oil rigs —the options up until now have been costly and limited.

Verizon to FirstNet: Secure Interoperability is Technically Feasible

2017-10-04 | Ken Rehbehn

In his Blog, principal analyst Ken Rehbehn talks about the issue of interoperability between two competing secure and interconnected networks serving Public Safety communications operations in the USA.

Increased need in Cyber Security Solutions for Public Safety Organizations

2017-09-20 | Baruch Eylon, CEO – Eylon b. Consulting Ltd.

Strong growth of internet usage, combined with the inability to prevent data leakage, has forced organizations to reexamine their approach to cyber security. Baruch Eylon talks about how to address cyber security issues within the Public Safety sector.

APCO 2017 Conference Take-Aways

2017-08-22 | Ken Rehbehn | founder, Critical Communications Insights

Analyst Ken Rehbehn discusses the take aways from the busy APCO 2017 event. Rehbehn discusses the role of AT&T, competition by Verizon, PTT over LTE interoperability and the LTE/Project 25 hardened LMR portable.

How LTE Cuts the Complexity Out of Modern Transport Networks

2017-08-02 | Norman Frisch, Marketing Director, Enterprise Business Group and Transport Sector at Huawei

Networks are complex by nature; an arrangement of intersecting systems, people & structures. To stay effective they need constant supervision and updates. Norman Frisch, Huawei Marketing Director, explains the benefit of change from GSM-R to LTE.

Is a Truly User-Centric Critical Communications World within our reach?

2017-07-11 | Peter Clemons

This very interesting article is setting out the basic goals & aspirations for the Quixoticity Index that Clemons prepared as a new vehicle for promoting best-practice & innovative new business models for public safety & critical communications users.

Keeping FirstNet Deployable Options Open

2017-06-29 | Ken Rehbehn

In this Blog, senior Analyst Ken Rehbehn shares his thoughts about what is needed to draw the right conclusion on choosing the FirstNet for Public Safety Broadband Communications.

Top 6 Challenges when Implementing new Public Safety Communications Technologies

2017-06-07 | Hong-Eng Koh

Hong-Eng Koh, Global Chief Public Safety Expert of Huawei Enterprise Business Group discusses threats to public safety, the challenges posed by legacy systems, the impact of emerging technologies, and using collaborative communication.

What's with all the 5G hype and why I am really looking forward to 6G

2017-05-15 | Mika Skarp

5G is getting hyped in all kinds of interesting and very futuristic ways. Every day seems to arrive with a new set of never-thought-of-before scenarios. But it got me thinking....

What communications products will end users need next?

2017-05-03 | Dave George

Industry thought-leader Dave George, engineer and President of Pryme, released his annual trends forecast for communications and technology. This year’s predictions focus on end-user-driven developments affecting all industries.


2017-02-20 | Ming Ho

I recently visited some customers who have interest in public safety over LTE (PS-LTE). They told me that IP-PTT service was launched in the market for long time. However, it did not succeed so why will MCPTT be any different?

Public Safety Network Hardening – easy bit or a bit more challenging?

2016-10-26 | Kim Molin

Intelligent LTE Network Hardening is the way forward in ensuring affordable business continuity for mission critical communications