Full Interoperability: A Common Language is Only Half the Story
Yossi Segal, Co-Founder& VP of Research and Development for Mobilicom talks about the aspect of interoperability and communications challenges faced by first responders.
Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 4 - Achieving affordable, secure solutions in the digital age
Part 4 looks at the complex relationship between people & technology, and how a user-driven process based on real current and future critical communications requirements should dictate the choice of the right combination of existing & evolving technology.
Mission-Critical Communications: The Next Step for Mobile Broadband Systems
Two main factors will continue to contribute to the rise in demand for mission-critical comms: The natural growing demand for communications enhancements for the law enforcement market, oil & gas and tactical communications and global rise in terrorism.
Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 3 - Are global standards really so important?
Part 3 of this new blog series looks at the growth of global standards and their role in driving the development of mobile communications and society as a whole.
Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 2 - Spectrum for those who need it most
Part 2 of this new blog series looks at the critical role of spectrum in the provision of all communications services and why sufficient spectrum must be made available by Governments around the world exclusively for critical communications.
Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 1 - The world is heading for certain disaster without a global plan for critical communications
Part 1 of a new blog series that will explain a new economic model based on critical communications and new measures of social value.
Will TETRA be replaced by LTE?
TETRA, which has long been the standard communications platform for public safety, transportation, emergency response teams, police and oil & gas sectors among others, may no longer be the obvious choice for a communications platform.
Decision time: Important elections will decide the future of critical communications
There are 2 key elections coming up this month (May 2015) that will play their part in deciding the future of critical communications in the United Kingdom, Europe and around the world. Quixoticity looks at the key decisions facing voters in both election
UK Emergency Services Network: Is there an alternative? (Part 2)
ESMCP: “Slow down, you move too fast.”
UK Emergency Services Network: Is there an alternative? (Part 1)
The continuing privatisation of public safety & the destruction of social value
The end of Airwave and the truth about TETRA and LTE for UK emergency services (Act 3)
ESMCP/ESN: Optimism bias or something more sinister – there must be a better way
The end of Airwave and the truth about TETRA and LTE for UK emergency services (Act 2)
ESMCP: A Flawed Process
The end of Airwave and the truth about TETRA and LTE for UK emergency services (Act 1)
A blog about the UK Emergency Services Network in 3 parts.
What is the standard (for critical data)?
Tero Pesonen believes that the standard for critical broadband critical communications radio access will be based on LTE for both critical voice and data services. But what will happen in the transitoir period?
DMR or TETRA: A Technical Comparison of Coverage
John Graham, Solutions Marketing Manager at Tait looks past the hype to investigate these two technologies and compare their coverage performance. DMR vs TETRA Every year, many communications systems reach the end of their economic life due to...