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PSCE Begins BroadWay Public Safety Communications Broadband Network Prototype Development Phase 2
The 6th July 2020 marks the start of the Solution Prototype Phase (Phase 2) of the BroadWay PCP, with the signing of contracts by Astrid SA, the Lead Procurer of the BroadWay PCP and three successful consortia.
New Value Analysis Guide and Brochure Help Agencies Evaluate Emergency Communications Cost Effectiveness
To help agencies determine right-sized solutions that strike the balance between cost and value, SAFECOM & NCSWIC, in partnership with the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, developed the Emergency Communications Systems Value Analysis Guide.
Codea Joins TCCA
Today, advanced software developer for the public safety industry, Codea, have announced membership of the TCCA.
PSCR Awards More Than $800K to Tech to Protect Challenge Contestants
NIST’s Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division, who funded the Challenge as part of its Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP), distributed the prizes across 25 contestants.
Critical Communications Connections - TCCA hosts Critical Updates Webinar Series
The TCCA announced that it is hosting a series of Critical Update webinars to ensure the information and details of progress are available to organisations across the ecosystem and beyond
Global Certification Forum and 45 MHz Alliance Sign MoU to Further Drive Certification into the 450 MHz Spectrum
Global Certification Forum (GCF) and 450 MHz Alliance today formalised a new partnership with the official signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that will see a GCF certification initiative extend to users of the 450 MHz band.
ETSI Launches Remote Plugtests Programme for Mission Critical Services to Accelerate Adoption of Interoperability
The next MCX Plugtests remote event will take place from 21 September to 2 October 2020.
Erillisverkot Group Pleased with RFI Answers for Virve 2.0 Mission Critical Services
Erillisverkot, offering secure and reliable ICT services for public authorities and other critical operators of national security in Finland, published a RFI on Virve 2.0 mission critical services in November 2019.
TCCA’s Critical Communications Broadband Group Confirms new Vice-Chair
Luz Fernández del Rosal from Germany’s Federal Agency for Public Safety Digital Radio (BDBOS) takes up key role as critical broadband moves closer to commercial deployment.
Finland’s Emergency Response Centre Agency Announces TCCA Membership
The ERC Agency, that manages six Emergency Response Centers in Finland, has announced its membership of TCCA and is looking forward to share their operational model more widely with an international audience and expects to learn from other organizations.
New ETSI Group to Focus on Efficient Use of Capacity, Security & Lower Latency for Live Media
The new group intends to develop standards that define technologies to make more efficient use of capacity, have security by design, and provide lower latency for live media.
Mission Critical Testing as a Service Project Launched
Mission Critical Testing as a Service project is developing flexible testing tools to increase market confidence in critical broadband applications.
PMRExpo 2020: Save the date: 24-26 November, Cologne
The strong internationalisation of the PMRExpo was reflected in 2019 in the new record number of nearly 4,600 visitors from security authorities and organisations (BOS), the industry, public transport, utilities and other sectors.
The Crisis Management Network Europe (CMINE): an umbrella network for Crisis Managers in Europe"
The Crisis Management Innovation Network Europe (CMINE) stimulates and facilitates cross-sector discussions and exchanges between crisis management actors in Europe.
Public Safety Communications Europe Issues Statement on Artificial Intelligence
The organization is prepared to work along its membership in order to meet the European targets and increase the uptake of Artificial Intelligence in Europe.
Nordic Telecom Joins The Critical Communications Association
The Czech carrier is building on more than 13 years of experience in providing professional broadband services, with a highly skilled team able to support a range of critical users and scenarios.
Edward Parkinson Named Executive Director of First Responder Network Authority
Parkinson was one of the first employees to join the FirstNet Authority in 2013, and since then he has served in a variety of leadership positions within the organization, including Executive Director of External Affairs.
Global Certification Forum Announces Record Number of Manufacturers Certifying Products in 2019
TCCA is looking forward to a close cooperation with the Global Certification Forum in developing the new and definitive mission critical certification programme.
DSB Reveals Agenda Nødnett Days 2020 - "Nødnett - Now And In The Future"
DSB, the operator of the Norwegian critical communications public safety network, announced that Nødnett Days 2020 offers program entries for both those who know Nødnett well and those who do not have as much experience with Nødnett.
New TCCA Paper Highlights the Importance of Mission Critical Service Interoperability
Industry encouraged to support new taskforce to advance certification initiative