North America

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App, app and away

20/11/2018

App ecosystems are going to be crucial if public safety users are going to get the most from mission-critical networks, but how do you develop them and ensure their security, not to mention facilitate the shift to MCPTT? Sam Fenwick investigates

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The tricky Northwest passage

25/10/2018

Richard Martin explores the preparations that are paving the way for a project that will provide Canada’s public safety organisations with mission-critical broadband

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The long road ahead

18/04/2018

(Sponsored content) This year’s roundtable at IWCE focused on how the US LMR market will adapt once FirstNet and mission-critical LTE mature and are adopted by many organisations

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Mexico’s melting pot

02/03/2018

Unlike many countries, Mexico’s critical communications market is home to a number of different technologies, all jostling for supremacy. Sam Fenwick has the details

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On high alert

07/02/2018

(Advertisement feature) A dedicated emergency paging network assures super-reliable callouts at affordable cost

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P25: Here to stay

06/02/2018

The P25 two-way radio standard is more than 25 years old but continues to be widely used by public safety agencies, particularly in the USA. James Atkinson takes a look at its current development ...

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Disaster recovery: come what may

21/11/2017

Keeping mission-critical networks up and running in the face of nature’s fury is one of our industry’s biggest challenges. Sam Fenwick looks at how operators and vendors work to give first-responders ...

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Canadian gold mining with TETRA

11/08/2017

In the Canadian Low Arctic, miners rely on TETRA for their safety and operations. Richard Martin hears from Agnico Eagle and PowerTrunk to get the full story

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Global appetite for TETRA, by region

12/05/2017

2016 was an eventful year for TETRA, but how did the global market fare? IHS Markit's Ryan Darrand and Thomas Lynch sit down with Sam Fenwick to look at the data and the trends shaping current and ...

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FirstNet: The American dream

08/10/2016

A national network to provide mission-critical broadband has long been a priority of the US PPDR community. TETRA Today follows FirstNet's efforts to make it a reality

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TETRA on display at IWCE

01/06/2016

Taking part in this year's show were 380 exhibiting companies, among them the TCCA members spearheading a TETRA push into North America. Richard Lambley reports

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TTC: A new Canadian TETRA operator

14/03/2016

Toronto Transit Commission has picked TETRA as its metro communications technology. Richard Martin paid it a visit to hear about its progress so far

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TETRA in North America: The tide is turning

04/02/2016

TETRA has been slow to catch on in North America for regulatory and commercial reasons, but is starting to come into its own. TETRA Today looks at some of the highlights from the TETRA Congress ...

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