Broadband

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

Into calmer waters

18/04/2018

Critical Communications Today reports from Coventry on BAPCO 2018, which this year delivered a comprehensive update on the progress of the Emergency Services Network

Innovation vs legislation

18/04/2018

The wave of innovation in technology for public safety is crashing against long-established laws and regulations, as Simon Creasey discovers

Recipes for disaster

18/04/2018

Philip Mason looks at how critical communications systems are helping to mitigate the effects of major public safety incidents

Keeping your cool

18/04/2018

Wearable sensors hold much promise as a way to better manage first-responders’ health and comfort while working in hot or dangerous environments. Sam Fenwick looks at what the technology has to offer

Dare to dream BIG

02/03/2018

Philippe Agard and Jason Johur of TCCA’s Broadband Industry Group (BIG) speak to TETRA Today about how 5G may benefit critical communications users, BIG’s activities and the challenges ahead

The march of progress

02/03/2018

Erik Guttman, 3GPP Service and System Aspects Technical Specification Group chairman, speaks to Sam Fenwick about the work to add new mission-critical features and expand existing ones in Release 15

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

Will the TETRA radio turn into a smartphone?

06/02/2018

TETRA radio manufacturers are divided on whether to make their devices more like smartphones or stick with traditional form factors. Richard Martin weighs up the pros and cons of each approach

The future as a way of life

06/02/2018

Philip Mason explores the potential impact of ever-more sophisticated digital communications technology on the ‘first-responder of tomorrow’

CCMENA: Travelling towards a broadband future

21/11/2017

Critical Communications MENA 2017 felt like an important moment, with attendees and speakers eager to discuss both narrowband and broadband technology. Philip Mason reports from Dubai

Metros: All aboard the broadband express

21/11/2017

Mass transit operators are using TETRA, LTE and even Wi-Fi to improve their operations, ensure the safety of their passengers and staff, generate revenue and reduce costs. Richard Martin has the ...

MCOP: If you build it, they will come

21/11/2017

It may be early days for public safety LTE, but work is already under way to create the underpinnings of an open app ecosystem for public safety organisations. TETRA Today investigates

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