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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
FirstNet Authority Highlights Network Advancements, Outlines Strategic Priorities
At its year-end meeting last week, the First Responder Network Authority Board highlighted major areas of progress for FirstNet — the nationwide public safety broadband network — and outlined its priorities to ensure the continued evolution of the network