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:

RapidDeploy hires leading public safety GIS expert


RapidDeploy, a leader in cloud-based Computer-Aided Dispatch (CAD) technology, announced the hiring of Brooks Shannon as Vice President of Product Management. Shannon is a national subject matter e... » Lees meer

Belgium Federal Police joins Public Safety Communications Europe (PSCE)


Together with Turku University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and Kingston University (UK) the Belgium Federal Police has joined Public Safety Communications Europe (PSCE). Danny Smet - Business Of... » Lees meer

Avigilon Receives SAFETY Act Designations from U.S. Department of Homeland Security


Avigilon Corporation, a Motorola Solutions company, today announced that it has received SAFETY Act Designations from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for its video surveillance syste... » Lees meer

Home Office ESMCP programme get red flag in IPA report


The Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) has published its annual report on the Government’s key projects and the Home Office’s Emergency Services Mobile Communications Project (... » Lees meer

MiMOMax Wireless wins prestigious UTC Impact Award for innovative radio technology


MiMOMax Wireless recently received the prestigious Utilities Technology Council (UTC) Impact Award for Hardware, honoring the company's impact on the Utility industry through technological innovati... » Lees meer

AT&T to Acquire AlienVault


AT&T today announced its plans to acquire AlienVault, a privately held company based in San Mateo, Calif. The agreement has been approved by both companies. The acquisition of AlienVault will enab... » Lees meer

Drone Harmony App Makes Cell-Tower Inspections Safer


Drone Harmony has developed Cell Tower Scan, an Android app that uses the company’s UAV planning framework to complete cell-tower inspections in 5-10 minutes using quadcopters. The framework ... » Lees meer

antennaPRO announces new duplexer mounting kit for Motorola SLR 1000 repeater


antennaPRO recently announced the details of a new mounting kit for the Motorola SLR 1000 Repeater. The mounting kit mounts the Procom MPX 2/6 or MPX 70/6 duplexers in an SLR 1000 repeater.» Lees meer

PCTEL’s Quality Management Systems Achieve ISO 9001:2015 Certification


PCTEL, Inc. announced that its Quality Management Systems have satisfied requirements for certification to the new ISO 9001:2015 standard. ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized stand... » Lees meer

Dubai Police ties up with Indian startup for AI-based solution on ‘predictive policing’


Dubai Police has signed an MoU with Indian startup, Staqu Technologies, for its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based solution on ‘predictive policing’. This concept revolves around utilis... » Lees meer

Huawei secures $100m digital radio system deal in Australia


Huawei Australia has secured a contract valued at A$136m ($100m) from Western Australia’s (WA) Public Transport Authority to develop and maintain digital radio systems across Perth’s ra... » Lees meer

Icom UK, Official Radio Communications Supplier to Ramsgate Week 2018


Icom will be providing radio communications to the Royal Temple Yacht Club (RTYC) in Ramsgate for their annual regatta, 22 - 27 July. Icom UK will be supplying the organisers six IC-M73 marine hand... » Lees meer

Zebra Technologies to acquire Xplore Technologies


Zebra Technologies Corporation and Xplore Technologies Corporation yesterday announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement in which Zebra will acquire all outstandin... » Lees meer

Barco's ODL RGB laser technology keeps Korea’s traffic running smoothly


Barco recently delivered a full solution for Korea’s National Transport Information Center that keeps traffic on the roads running smoothly. Korea’s busy roads bustle with more cars tha... » Lees meer

Hytera Mobilfunk supports the 24-hour sponsored run in Hanover


Twenty-four hours, 209 participants, 548.5 laps, 3480 kilometers run and a total of 2264 euros raised - these impressive figures were reported by the Hannover Runners following a 24-hour sponsored ... » Lees meer

GESAB presents its new generation of closed control consoles


GESAB presents its new generation of closed control consoles where the users are the protagonists and the ergonomics push the envelope. The ACTEA Series comes with three new differential consoles t... » Lees meer

TfL installs 1000 busses with TAIT DMR radio equipment


On social media TfL (Transport for London) said that the organization have reached 1000 bus radio installs. Four months ago TfL signed a major contract with Tait Communications and only three week... » Lees meer

Frequentis equips co-located police and fire control rooms in Norway


The Norwegian police reform has been in the process of integrating 27 police districts into 12 for the past two years and co-locating fire control centres, as part of restructuring to create a more... » Lees meer

APD MD takes industry role with pledge to promote small business innovation


APD Managing Director, Mike Isherwood, has taken over leadership of a public safety industry group with a mission to promote and support innovative small businesses. Isherwood has been appointed as... » Lees meer

Hytera continues dealer conference tour 2018 in Japan


Hytera has continued its dealer conference tour at Umeda Sky Building, one of the city's tallest building and most recognizable landmarks in Osaka, Japan on 22nd June, after Jakarta, South Africa, ... » Lees meer

FirstNet Launches Dealer Program


FirstNet is making it even easier for the public safety community to access their network with the launch of the FirstNet Dealer Program. Now, select dealers and AT&T Alliance Channel solution prov... » Lees meer

APD Communications Joins EENA


APD Communications announced that it has become a member of the European Emergency Number Association, EENA. “Being a member of EENA gives us a great opportunity to share ideas, contribute ... » Lees meer

Vertel and TASSTA form PoC partnership


TASSTA and Vertel have formed a partnership to develop a new push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) solution. The service will provide enhanced voice, data and video messaging service for organisations w... » Lees meer

Kirisun appoints Fatwire as new exclusive distributor for west Canada


Kirisun Communications Co., Ltd has appointed Fatwire Distributors of Edmonton Alberta, Canada as the new exclusive Western Canadian distributor for digital, analog and trunked two way radio produc... » Lees meer

Telit enables public safety IoT marketplace with two new modules


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 integrators i... » Lees meer

Apple’s iOS 12 securely and automatically shares emergency location with 911


iPhone users in the United States who call 911 will be able to automatically and securely share their location data with first responders beginning later this year with iOS 12, providing faster and... » Lees meer

NSW emergency comms overhaul gets another $320m


IT News published that the Australian NSW government has more than doubled last year’s investment in the build of a single statewide radio network for emergency services agencies, earmarking ... » Lees meer

Scottish Police Authority issues tender for Police Scotland integrated communications system


The Scottish Police Authority has published a tender under which it plans to procure a £4.6m National Integrated Communication Control System (ICCS) for Police Scotland. The procurement will ... » Lees meer

AT&T opens FirstNet enrollment at all retail stores


AT&T announced this week it has opened enrollment to FirstNet at its more than 5,300 physical retail stores, providing another option for prospective first responder customers that may not have acc... » Lees meer

ESN looking to quickly switch to open standards


During an update on the Emergency Services Network (ESN) at the BAPCO Satellite Series event in Edinburgh, Richard Hewlett, head of technology and the head of live services, ESMCP, revealed that th... » Lees meer