North America

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Cross-border emergency communications: no agency is an island

13/10/2019

Emergencies and disasters know no boundaries. Public safety agencies need to have communications in place across borders to quickly and effectively respond, minimising loss of life and protecting property. Richard Martin hears from a number of those involved

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The UBBA's first steps

18/09/2019

Bobbi Harris, member engagement and operations lead at the Utility Broadband Alliance (UBBA), discusses how her organisation came to be and what's next for it and its members.

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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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