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:

Austrian special police unit opts for CeoTronics PTT solutions


CeoTronics, together with an Austrian sales partner, recently convinced the special police unit in Austria to decide for CeoTronics' PTT radio accessory products. The contract is based on a volume... » Lees meer

Radiotrans joins the network of official distributors in Spain of Avigilon


With this addition, Radiotrans becomes a strategic partner in the Spanish market, for Avigilon, a company recently acquired by Motorola Solutions, which is dedicated to design, develop and manufact... » Lees meer

Smith County TX, approves new dispatch software from Genesis


The Smith County Commissioners Court this week, approved new dispatch software from Genesis. County Sheriff Larry Smith said he believes the new software could potentially be a “game changer.... » Lees meer

Early IoT Pioneer Mac Ltd becomes a Sigfox Partner


Multiple Access Communication Limited (MAC Ltd, a UK based company that provides best-in-class technical services to the global mobile radio communications industry, has further cemented its positi... » Lees meer

Security and protection company tests PTToC during 300km journey in Iraq


A well established security and protection company in Kurdistan region, was on a security mission Sunday 12 August 2018 with the aim of getting their clients safely to Sinjar, located in an area 80... » Lees meer

Comtech to supply mission critical communications equipment to US Army


Comtech Telecommunications Corp., recently announced that Command & Control Technologies group, part of its Government Solutions segment, procured orders totaling $32.5 million from the U.S. Army. ... » Lees meer

AT&T and RapidDeploy team up to advance emergency response capabilities with cloud-based solutions


AT&T and RapidDeploy formed a new relationship that enables AT&T to provide Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) access to RapidDeploy’s cloud-based Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) platform. ... » Lees meer

Swiss police to test 3 radio networks at Zurich Streetparade


At the festival Streetparade 2018, taking place in Zurich on 11 August, the city and cantonal police, Protection and Rescue Zurich, together with the federal government, will test three different r... » Lees meer

APD Cloud Control Room shortlisted for Best Digital Innovation Award..


APD have been shortlisted in the 2018 Digital Awards from over a hundred entries. Cloud Control Room has been selected by the judging panel of digital leaders as one of three finalists for the Bes... » Lees meer

nCentric supplies critical offshore communication for Van Oord's vessels


Recently several of the Van Oord’s vessels have been equipped with the nCentric Nova nodes providing wireless vessel to vessel communication. With these units, high bandwidth , high speed tra... » Lees meer

Bittium expands its operations in Central Europe by opening a new branch office in München, Germany


Bittium expands its operations in Central Europe by opening a new branch office in München, Germany. Bittium’s local presence in Germany enables high quality customer support for the loc... » Lees meer

Thales includes trunked radio system in mega security deal for Muscat international airport


Following the opening of the new, highly modernised terminal of Muscat International Airport in March 2018, passengers are benefitting from enhanced operations and overall security experience thank... » Lees meer

Axon announces strategic wireless collaboration with Verizon and arrangement with AT&T to improve network communications for law enforcement


Axon today announced a strategic agreement with Verizon, a leading innovator in public safety communications, to bring connectivity to public safety solutions for the benefit of first responders an... » Lees meer

General Dynamics unveils the Compact Rapid Deployable (CRD) 4G LTE Communications System at #APCO2018


General Dynamics Mission Systems is excited to introduce FirstRunner, a new Compact Rapid Deployable (CRDTM) 4G LTE communications system for the customer owned and maintained (COAM) market that is... » Lees meer

FirstNet plans emergency drop kits, creating a ‘connected bubble’ for public safety


In an emergency, communication is critical to response efforts. That’s why former public safety officials and first responders on the AT&T* FirstNet team, in collaboration with Sonim, are cre... » Lees meer

#APCO2018 | NICE recognizes 2018 PSAPs’ finest award winners


NICE recognized the recipients of its 2018 PSAPs’ Finest Awards in a special ceremony in Booth #529 at the APCO 2018 Annual Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The PSAPs’ Finest awa... » Lees meer

#APCO2018 | PCTEL announces Trooper™ II – slender LTE/Wi-Fi/Multi-GNSS antenna


PCTEL, Inc.,announced at APCO 2018 the next generation of its Trooper™ antenna, the company’s flagship multi-band platform for public safety fleets. The new Trooper™ II provides o... » Lees meer

#APCO2018 | Cradlepoint MC400 4G LTE plug-in modem now FirstNet certified


Cradlepoint announced, at APCO2018 in Las Vegas, that its MC400 Modem Module has received FirstNet Ready™ status and approval – joining FirstNet’s nationwide LTE ecosystem for fir... » Lees meer

#APCO 2018 | Over 1,000 public safety agencies in the US deploy RapidSOS technology


RapidSOS today announced over 1,000 public safety agencies nationwide have deployed the NG911 Clearinghouse emergency platform. Current users represent 9-1-1 public safety answering points (PSAPs) ... » Lees meer

Softil’s BEEHD technology selected for MCC terminals in South Korea’s high-speed Incheon airport railway link


Softil and global solution provider K-Won Corporation today jointly announce that Softil’s award-winning BEEHD software development kit (SDK) has been selected to drive a new generation of K-... » Lees meer

NPSTC Proudly Awards 2018 Richard DeMello Award to FirstNet Board Chairwoman


The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) announced that it is proud to award the 2018 Sue Swenson Photo Richard DeMello Award to Sue Swenson, FirstNet Board Chairwoman [2014&nd... » Lees meer

Solacom Leads Cybersecurity Discussion at APCO2018


Solacom announced that experts from Solacom, Oracle, and Alabama’s largest public safety answering point (PSAP) will share important insights on cybersecurity at the upcoming APCO 2018 Confer... » Lees meer

Critical communications award to support gender equality


Thomas Roth of Gryphon Secure, winner of the Young Engineer of the Year award, sponsored by TCCA and part of the International Critical Communications Awards (ICCA), has elected to donate his prize... » Lees meer

Who’s speaking at CCMENA 2018?


We strongly urge you to check out the latest list of speakers at CC MENA at both the masterclasses, which kick off on the 23rd September, and the conference on the 24th and 25th September. ROBIN DA... » Lees meer

QinetiQ to support delivery of next generation UK battlefield tactical communications and information systems


QinetiQ recently announced it has been awarded a three year contract with options to extend for a further two years, worth up to £95 million to support the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) in del... » Lees meer

Superion, TriTech and Aptean’s public sector business will merge to make communities safer, smarter


Superion, TriTech and Aptean, three leading technology companies that offer proven solutions for public safety and public administration agencies, today announced that they have entered into a defi... » Lees meer

Sequans adapts LTE Cat 6 platform for Japan's public safety market


Sequans Communications and Japan Radio Company have developed a high-powered prototype CPE based on Sequans LTE Cat 6 chip for the public safety market. The CPE was developed to operate on the 200 ... » Lees meer

ExteNet Systems joins Safer Buildings Coalition to establish in-building safety standards


ExteNet Systems, the largest private developer, owner and operator of Distributed Networks (DNS) enabling advanced mobile and broadband connectivity across the United States, today announced its me... » Lees meer

Orlando Police Department extends test of Amazon's facial recognition software


The Orlando Police Department plans to continue its test of Amazon's controversial "Rekognition" facial recognition software, despite opposition from civil rights groups such as the ACLU and even c... » Lees meer

Winbourne Consulting Partners with Carbyne Next-Gen 911 Platform


Carbyne, a leading next-generation 911 communications platform, has announced its new partnership with Winbourne Consulting LLC. Winbourne has 18 years of continuous experience providing public saf... » Lees meer