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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.
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.