North America

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BAPCO 2019: On with the show

16/04/2019

Philip Mason looks at the major themes on the British APCO side of the conference schedule at this year’s BAPCO/Critical Communications Europe 2019

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FirstNet’s first year

16/04/2019

Philip Mason talks to acting CEO of FirstNet Ed Parkinson about how the network has changed the critical communications market, and how first-responders are likely to embrace 5G

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IWCE 2019: Who migrates from LMR first?

16/04/2019

International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) gave the American public safety communications community a chance to discuss many issues, with one of the most pressing being when the first agency ...

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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 ...

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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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