Europe

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ESN for control rooms: business as usual?

30/11/2016

Philip Mason gives an update on the transition of the UK's emergency services from the Airwave TETRA network to a LTE network provided by EE, with a focus on the implications for control rooms

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Backup power for mission-critical networks

08/10/2016

Diesel and battery power dominate backup power systems worldwide. However, for mission-critical TETRA networks in Europe in particular, fuel cells are making major inroads into power support, as ...

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CCW: Broadband is just around the corner

02/08/2016

This year's Critical Communications World was full of energy and buzz, aided in no small part to the growing maturity of LTE for mission-critical applications, and it accounted for many of the new ...

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TETRA: Saving time and lives in Finland

02/08/2016

Finnish hospitals have embraced TETRA's capabilities. Laurence Doe explores the changes in working practices that the technology has enabled and their benefits

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TETRA pagers: Small but powerful

02/08/2016

Paging is a long-established means of alerting professionals, and a number of technology companies have been working hard to bring TETRA's benefits to this market, as Richard Martin discovers

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Network upgrade: No man is an island

01/06/2016

Following the successful upgrade to the Isle of Man's TETRA network, Sam Fenwick hears from Jane Quayle and Graham Florence about the project and its benefits

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CCW 2016: What's the big idea?

10/05/2016

This year's Critical Communications World is bigger and better than ever. Melissa Massey previews its key themes, features and sessions

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Mobile base stations: Speed matters

14/03/2016

Despite back-up generators the uncaring elements can knock sites down and serious incidents can occur in places where fixed infrastructure would be too costly to install. Sam Fenwick takes a look at ...

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Broad strokes for LTE development

04/02/2016

The growing demand for data in critical comms, and its resultant need for broadband capabilities was a major topic for the Public Safety Forum at PMR Expo. Laurence Doe hears from both broadband ...

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ISITEP: enabling cross-border comms

04/02/2016

ISITEP - the EU programme to establish Inter system Interoperability for TETRA-TETRAPOL networks - will improve how public safety agencies from different countries talk to each other when an incident ...

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