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:

Motorola Solutions demonstrates commitment to women in engineering and technology at SWE's WE19 conference


Motorola Solutions, said that the company is committed to advancing the engineering and technology education and expertise of female innovators.Motorola Solutions global Women’s Business Coun... » Lees meer

Hytera exhibited at Interpolitex 2019


Hytera, a leading global provider of professional and private communication network, has presented a series of their latest and advanced products and solutions for public safety at the 23rd interna... » Lees meer

LTE-capable P25 radios from L3Harris receive FirstNet ready certification


L3Harris Technologies today announced that its XL-185P and XL-200P portable P25 radios that also support LTE connectivity have been designated as FirstNet Ready and certified for use on the AT&T co... » Lees meer

Cradlepoint In-Vehicle LTE Router Solution Wins ESN accreditation for Use on the New UK Network


Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G Ready wireless network edge solutions, announced today that it is certified and fully authorised to deploy its NetCloud Service with the... » Lees meer

V-COMM awarded P25 radio contract in New Jersey


V-COMM, a leading telecommunications engineering firm, was hired by Cape May County, New Jersey to help expand the County’s 700 megahertz (MHz) Project 25 (P25) system in conjunction with New... » Lees meer

LRAD Corporation announces rebranding to Genasys


LRAD Corporation, a critical communications company, today announced it is rebranding as Genasys™ Inc (Genasys), aligning the Company’s identity with its leading, connected critical com... » Lees meer

NATO eyes full-duplex radio communications


NATO’s Science and Technology Organization took notice of the military potential of same-frequency simultaneous transmission and reception, or SF-STAR, capability employed with full-duplex ra... » Lees meer

Radio noise maps show where emergency communications could get tricky


Researchers have created a street-level map of disruptive radio noise in Boston, they report in a new study. The study's findings suggest radio noise, which could obstruct first response or militar... » Lees meer

NICE unveils updated NICE investigate digital evidence management solution at IACP 2019,


NICE announced today that it has enhanced its NICE Investigate Digital Evidence Management Solution (DEMS) with a new mobile app to help police officers and detectives streamline investigative work... » Lees meer

Federal Engineering to consult on public safety mobile radio contract


Tillamook County, Oregon has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a contract to assess the County’s public safety mobile radio system and assist with the implementation of upgrades. In anno... » Lees meer

EDA, NIST and the FirstNet Authority announce $1 Million interagency disaster challenge


The Economic Development Administration (EDA), in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority), announ... » Lees meer

Cincinnati police department deploys Axon records and Axon Body 3 agencywide


Axon recently announced Cincinnati Police Department (Cincinnati PD) as the first major city agency to receive shipments of the Axon Body 3 next generation body-worn camera as part of the Officer S... » Lees meer

Direct Mode Enhancements move forward in latest 3GPP standards


First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) officials participated in the Sept. 16 – 20 Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) meetings in Newport Beach, California. Several features im... » Lees meer

Connectivity Wireless and JMA power Annaheim Angel Stadium private CBRS network pilot


Connectivity Wireless, a leading system integrator, and JMA, an innovator of 4G and 5G software-based technology, announced it will deploy a private LTE network using Citizens Broadband Radio Servi... » Lees meer

California fire department employs Samsung Mobile devices to meet first responder challenges


Corona Fire Department in California is transforming how it delivers intelligence to its first responders with Samsung mobile devices. Equipped with Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) and ImageTrend... » Lees meer

Comms Connect Melbourne — don't miss it!


A world-class range of speakers, panels and workshops has been lined up for Australia’s premier communications event. Next-generation communications technologies and systems will be at the fo... » Lees meer

Motorola adds ballistics and pattern crime Intelligence to law enforcement services


Motorola Solutions has added ballistics and crime gun intelligence to its software portfolio for law enforcement. The services are provided through Vigilant BallisticSearch, which provides enhanced... » Lees meer

antennaPRO awarded international sales accolade from Amphenol-Procom


Trevor Wright, antennaPRO's Business Development Manager, recently collected the ‘Best All-Round Performance’ award at the 2019 Amphenol-Procom Partner Event. antennaPRO received the Aw... » Lees meer

Barrett Strengthens and Secures First Responder Communication in Chile


In December 2017, the town of Villa Santa Lucia in Patagonia, Chile, was hit by a mudslide that enveloped a third of the town. The Barrett Authorised dealer in Chile, Skytel Telecomunicaciones, qui... » Lees meer

OTTO Engineering opens new tech center and apprentice program


Establishing an apprentice program was a key component of Otto's new multimillion-dollar technology center, which became fully operational last month at 17 Cleveland Ave. The 100,000-square-foot fa... » Lees meer

Sonim launches XP3 flip phone with push-to-talk application on Verizon Network


Sonim Technologies announced the launch of the Sonim XP3 on the Verizon network. The Sonim XP3 is an ultra-rugged flip phone built to communicate and thrive in extreme conditions, with purpose-buil... » Lees meer

Cobham Satcom EXPLORER terminals provide mission-critical communications to Land Rover KaZa Tour participants


Cobham SATCOM announced that it's EXPLORER terminals will be put to the test across some of the most challenging and remote terrains in Africa during this year's Land Rover Experience KaZa tour. Co... » Lees meer

The Public Safety Network hires new director of business development


The Public Safety Network announced today that it has hired Andrew “Drew” Delaney as its new Director of Business Development and Advisory Services. Delaney brings extensive experience ... » Lees meer

Public Safety Communication Europe reports success of the 2nd public warning System workshop


On October 8th, the second of a series of three workshops to support national authorities with getting it right first time by defining the policy, regulatory, standards and funding arrangements to ... » Lees meer

Dispute grows about tender for Tetra network upgrade in Poland


Recently we reported that Poland's Chief Police Office signed a contract on the deployment of a Tetra network with Motorola. The contract was signed without waiting for a formal tender finalisation... » Lees meer

Motorola wins latest challenge over lucrative state radio contract


Without comment, a panel of 1st District Court of Appeal judges has decided that Motorola Solutions should keep a major state law-enforcement radio contract potentially worth hundreds of millions o... » Lees meer

BroadWay sets major milestone for European public safety communications


On October 7th 2019, in Brussels, the BroadWay Pre-Commercial Procurement project reached a decisive point with the signature of framework agreements with the lead tenderers of 4 successful consort... » Lees meer

Savox announces portfolio expansion with Noise-Com 400 Ex


The Savox hearing protection porfolio is expanding with the latest addition to the Savox Accessory range - Savox NOISE-COM 400 Ex. This heavy duty headset is designed specifically for professionals... » Lees meer

Motorola Solutions makes strategic investment in speech recognition tech provider GreenKey


Motorola Solutions has invested in Chicago-based speech recognition system developer GreenKey Technologies to help the latter build up its technology, resource and deployment processes in the publi... » Lees meer

FirstNet apps: How first response gets done


FirstNet’s first job is to provide responders with a dedicated broadband network that gives them priority and preemption options during emergencies. But since its launch in 2017, the FirstNet... » Lees meer