Narrowband

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Analogue radios in an IP World

07/02/2018

(Advertisement feature) TC Communications discusses how leased line users affected by ageing copper networks can embrace the new world of IP without any loss of audio quality

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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

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The Critical Network of Things’ backbone

06/02/2018

Brian Back, founder and CEO of Radio Data Networks, discusses his concerns about the use of IoT on third-party carriers for mission-critical applications, and TETRA as a backbone for remote ...

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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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Flexibility breeds resilience

04/12/2017

(Advertisement feature) DAMM’s decentralised network architecture enables mission-critical networks to grow quickly, while keeping total cost of ownership to a minimum

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Swissphone: diverse reception

03/12/2017

(Advertisement feature) Using a supplementary radio network for alerting can improve coverage substantially, and at lower overall cost. Paging specialist Swissphone explains how

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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

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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 ...

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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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BDBOS: In it for the long haul

21/11/2017

Sam Fenwick hears from Andreas Gegenfurtner and Eva-Maria Eckmann about the German Public Safety Digital Radio Network and its use during the 2017 G20 Hamburg summit

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Digital drives Africa’s critical comms

21/11/2017

African countries are migrating swiftly to digital radio technology, and cost pressures mean they are embracing a wide variety of radio standards – but funding remains a stumbling block for larger ...

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CCMENA: Dubai's time to shine

22/09/2017

With the TCCA's Critical Communications Middle East and Africa (CCMENA) event in Dubai fast approaching, we caught up with TCCA chair Mladen Vratonjić following the TCCA Board meeting that took ...

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