Critical Comms News

Mission Critical Comms News covers a combined overview the latest and most important news messages, articles, journals and blogs on voice and data communications, from leading sources within the Critical Communications Industry. Here you can find the latest information on technologies like: TETRA, Mission Critical LTE, DMR, P25 and Critical Messaging as well as supportive technologies such as Public Safety Drones, IoT and Wearables. If you feel articles are missing, please let us know:

​Ninehundred Communications Group installs Push-to-Talk Over Cellular system at Kingsway Shopping Centre in the UK


Landmobile reports that Ninehundred Communications Group has installed its 900PTT (Push-to-Talk Over Cellular) system at Kingsway Shopping Centre, Newport, UK, on behalf of its client Jones Lang La... » Lees meer

Hytera’s partners with Sice Telecomunicazioni in Italy


Hytera Mobilfunk announced that Sice Telecomunicazioni is the new Hytera partner for system project business in Italy. The combination of Hytera and Sice Telecomunicazioni is a good match: A high-p... » Lees meer

ADRF expands FirstNet compliant product line with launch of new 5W channelized digital repeaters


Advanced RF Technologies, Inc. (ADRF), today debuted PSR-78-9537, a new FirstNet compliant repeater that improves connectivity for first responders. The new repeater offers connections for the 700... » Lees meer

Invisio Communications introduces new rugged, easy to use single-com system


INVISIO expands its product range by adding a new control unit for tactical communication and hearing protection. The new INVISIO V10 control unit is designed to meet Special Forces needs for a rug... » Lees meer

Expway, Softil in Technology Partnership to Advance Mission-Critical Communications over LTE


LTE Broadcast expert Expway and mission-critical communications (MCC) enabler Softil recently jointly announced that they have integrated their technologies to bring to market the most advanced 3GP... » Lees meer

The synergy of TETRA and LTE for mission critical users


While TETRA and LTE interconnection is raising many challenges for the mission critical industry, it is important to consider alternative ways of leveraging legacy technologies to move forward with... » Lees meer

Procom, Jaybeam, Skymast & Amphenol Private Networks to form one brand


To better serve the company's valued customers, the portfolio of brands (Procom, Jaybeam, Skymast & Amphenol Private Networks) is now streamlined into one new strong brand: Amphenol Procom. As of M... » Lees meer

Norwegian technology improves emergency preparedness in Svalbard


Telenor, Andøya Space Center and Robot Aviation are joining forces to develop and test Norwegian unmanned aerial systems in order to improve preparedness in Svalbard. Commercial shipping, to... » Lees meer

Will 5G replace TETRA for mission critical communications?


At a time when the demand for global connectivity has reached an all-time high, 5G has become a hot topic across many technology verticals. 5G is viewed as the next revolution within the technology... » Lees meer

Telit releases two new xE910 modules to support Public Safety IoT


Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that its LE910C4-NF series module, based on the Qualcomm® MDM9207 LTE modem, is now available allowing solution integrat... » Lees meer

AT&T to Provide LTE Network Coverage for DOT’s UAS Integration Pilot Program


AT&T will offer long-term evolution network coverage for a Transportation Department pilot program that aims to test unmanned aerial systems as part of the U.S. government’s push to integrate... » Lees meer

Kuwait wins award for best emergency controlling room


Kuwait was selected as one of the top three emergency control rooms at an International Telecommunication Exhibition. A delegation from the ministry of Interior participated in the Critical Communi... » Lees meer

Huawei Launches eLTE Multimedia Critical Communications System


Huawei launched its eLTE Multimedia Critical Communications System (eLTE MCCS) today at Critical Communications World 2018. eLTE MCCS is an end-to-end solution equipped with ultra-reliable multimed... » Lees meer

Nokia's Advanced Command Center strengthens situational awareness to enable better decision-making by emergency services


Nokia is extending its command and control room portfolio for public safety agencies with the launch of the Advanced Command Center. The solution is a step towards next generation 911 and 112 stand... » Lees meer

Former FirstNet senior executives start public safety strategic advisory firm and public safety technology accelerator


Started by former FirstNet senior executives and a technology and marketing expert, the Public Safety Network is a company with unique business, strategic, legal, policy, technical, and operational... » Lees meer

MiMOMax awarded for Tornado radio


MiMOMax Wireless has received the Utilities Technology Council (UTC) Impact Award for Hardware, Critical Comms writes. The award honours the company’s impact on the utility industry through t... » Lees meer

FalconSmart Technologies Announces FalconKit for FirstNet Network Build and Optimization


FalconSmart Technologies, a leader in Network Engineering and Optimization Software and Tools, announced the launch of FalconKit for FirstNet project in North America. This advanced Samsung S9 base... » Lees meer

HAAS Alert among first Applications approved for use on FirstNet public safety network


HAAS Alert, a Chicago-based startup, announced it is one of the first applications approved for use on FirstNet. HAAS Alert's Responder-to-Vehicle (R2V) service protects first responders and motori... » Lees meer

Bittium’s secure Bittium Tough Mobile smartphone part of the international Locked Shields 2018 cyber defense exercise


Bittium’s secure Bittium Tough Mobile™ smartphone was part of the Locked Shields 2018 cyber defense exercise organized by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE... » Lees meer

Simoco Wireless Solutions opens dedicated NOC to keep Heathrow Airport moving


Simoco Wireless Solutions has opened a Network Operations Centre (NOC) at Heathrow, which includes a 24/7 monitoring, troubleshooting and maintenance service for radio networks at the UK’s bu... » Lees meer

Motorola set to stage hackathon for third year in Melbourne, Australia


The Motorola Solutions hackathon will be staged for the third year in Melbourne this month, with public safety organisations including Victoria Police, Victoria State Emergency Service, Ambulance V... » Lees meer

Sequans and Sasken Team Up to Bring New LTE Devices to Vertical Markets


LTE chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. and Sasken Technologies Limited, the provider of product engineering and R&D services to Fortune 500 companies, announced a collaboration to bring new LTE ... » Lees meer

Frequentis to open UAE office serving the Middle East


Frequentis, a supplier of communication and information solutions, will open a new office in Abu Dhabi. The offices will provide the region with a permanent sales and support service, further expan... » Lees meer

Motorola Solutions cites LMR optimism, expected extension of Airwave contract for at least five years


Motorola Solutions officials believe the company’s Airwave contract to supply TETRA services to first responders in the United Kingdom (UK) will be extended at least five more years, Motorola... » Lees meer

Military HF gaining ground in France, Germany and Spain


According to an analysis by authoritative defence media outlet, Jane’s, military HF systems are experiencing a resurgence thanks to concerns about the denial or degrading of other communicati... » Lees meer

The Polish Army invests in TETRA Communications


The Polish Army announced a tender for expansion of its Tetra network, including the construction, re-configuration and integration of a Tetra communication system based on the Motorola Dimetra 6.... » Lees meer

Panorama Antennas receives OHSAS 18001:2007 certification


Panorama Antennas Ltd. in London has achieved certification to the OHSAS 18001:2007 international standard for occupational health and safety management systems establishing that the company meets ... » Lees meer

HUBER+SUHNER showcase full solutions offering for critical communications at CIDEX 2018


Leading international manufacturer of components and systems for optical and electrical connectivity, HUBER+SUHNER will be showcasing its ground-breaking solutions for critical communications and d... » Lees meer

Florida ports get CommandBridge situational awareness from ARES Security


15 seaports in the state of Florida will soon be able to communicate with one another via a shared platform that also gives them a common operating picture. The Florida Seaport Transportation and E... » Lees meer

FirstNet takes core network, devices, apps for a test run at Boston Marathon


At this year's Boston Marathon, fire, police and incident response teams from Boston and Brookline, Mass., tested a variety of devices and applications connected to FirstNet's dedicated core networ... » Lees meer