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Critical Communications World 2021 Calls for Content
The organisers of Critical Communications World (CCW) have opened the call for content for the 2021 show, taking place 8 – 10 June at IFEMA, Madrid.
TCCA Seeks to Sustain Continued Success as the Search for a new CEO Begins
TCCA’s work is overseen by current Chief Executive Tony Gray who is looking to retire in 2021. The search is now on for a successor who can continue to drive the Association forward.
TCCA and PMeV Cooperate to Accelerate Control Room Connection to MCX Systems for Critical 4G/5G Networks
A number of international control center operators are also participating in this project.
Project 25 Technology Interest Group Publishes "P25 for the Future"
P25 for the Future Panel Presentation and P25 Update
Breakthrough for Mission Critical Services Conformance Testing as First MCPTT Test Case Successfully Evaluated
First step towards a global MCS certification program adhering to 3GPP standards.
Critical Messaging Association Reconnects with New Digital Platform and Whitepapers on Communication in Critical Situations
The General Assembly of the worldwide Critical Messaging Association decided on 7 November 2019, before the coronavirus crisis, to promote and inform about alternative and hybrid transmission routes via special mobile communication networks.
TCCA Welcomes Global Digital Transformation Leader Atos
Atos, a global leader in digital transformation and European number one in cloud, cybersecurity and high-performance computing, has announced its membership of TCCA, the global representative organisation for critical communications.
iCERT Announces Data Integration Initiative to Improve Public Safety Communications
The Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies, Inc. (“iCERT”) today publicly announced the formation of a comprehensive effort to promote effective integration and use of data in public safety operations; the Data Integration Initiative (“DII”)
MCOP Project Announces Upgrade of the MCOP Unified Open Application API
As part of their focus of maintaining and upgrading the MCOP open APIs, MCOP announced the latest refactoring and upgrade of the MCOP Unified Open Application API, the so called MUOAPI.
Virve Takes Next Step (RFI) Towards Mission Critical Broadband Service in Finland
The publication of the first findings are planned to be published during TCCA’s Critical Communications Week program on Thursday the 5th of November.
P25 Steering Committee and CISA Release Statement of Project 25 User Needs
To help P25 users navigate the continuing evolution of P25 systems and the complex world of P25 Standards, the P25 Steering Committee, with support from CISA, developed the Statement of Project 25 User Needs (SPUN).
PSSA Releases Petition to Protect 4.9 GHz Spectrum for Public Safety
The Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA), a newly formed coalition to protect public safety’s use of 4.9 GHz spectrum, announced during a national webinar that it has launched a petition supporting the effort.
PMeV Launches Initiative to Find Specialists
The PMeV – Netzwerk Sichere Kommunikation Association will launch a professional joint initiative for its members.
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.