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: info@mcc-resources.com


City of Houston first to implement critical communications IoT platform to support school safety

19-04-2019

The city of Houston will be the first to implement an Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled platform called ActiveShield that redefines public safety. Two Houston schools will pilot the IoT safe-spaces ... » Lees meer

Upcoming webinars highlight benefits of partnering with Hytera for Two-Way communications dolutions

19-04-2019

Hytera is partnering with RadioResource Media Group to host a webinar focused on highlighting how dealers can succeed in a difficult competitive climate and the benefits of partnering with Hytera. ... » Lees meer

German researchers test digital communications standard for aviation

19-04-2019

Researchers at German aerospace research organisation DLR are testing a prototype of the new digital aeronautical radio standard, the L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System, for the firs... » Lees meer

Aviat Networks receives $10M in utility orders

14-04-2019

Aviat Networks received orders worth about $10 million from customers in the U.S. utility segment in its fiscal year (FY) 2019 third quarter. Customers will deploy the company's hybrid microwave ra... » Lees meer

Victoria Police hands $5M asset tracking contract to Hardcat

09-04-2019

Australian asset and evidence tracking solution provider Hardcat has been selected by the Victoria Police to provide equipment tracking management systems. The $4.8 million contract is part of Vict... » Lees meer

Tech To Protect launches national public safety communications innovation contest

09-04-2019

The Tech to Protect Challenge announced today the launch of its national innovation contest aimed at advancing public safety communications. The contest is set to take place in 10 U.S. cities in la... » Lees meer

Icom introduces new avionic handheld radio

09-04-2019

Icom is announced the release of their newest avionic handheld radio, the A16. This radio is packed with practical features such as loud, class-leading, powerful audio (1500 mW), which is perfect f... » Lees meer

New UK nuclear plant to connect with ESN Network

09-04-2019

telent Technology Services Ltd (telent), a leading UK technology and network services company, has been awarded a six-year contract to supply the communications and IT infrastructure at Hinkley Poi... » Lees meer

Harris Corporation and L3 Technologies stockholders approve merger

05-04-2019

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and L3 Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:LLL) announced that, at their respective special meetings of stockholders held today, Harris and L3 stockholders voted to approve all s... » Lees meer

Video Case Study: Motorola Solutions helps Telecom CLM upgrade to enhanced public safety TETRA network

05-04-2019

Telecom CLM upgraded their system to deliver enhanced public safety communications in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain utilising a TETRA network from Motorola Solutions. Skilled installation and careful p... » Lees meer

Why organizations need both mobile cellular and PMR

05-04-2019

The world of mobile telecommunications is at a hugely exciting point. The world is gearing up for the mass rollout of 5G networks, which will be able to support dramatically faster communications a... » Lees meer

Western Australia Police Force awards $18M body camera contract to Axon

03-04-2019

The Western Australia Police Force has awarded an $18 million contract to deploy body cameras to its frontline officers. The agency has chosen US-headquartered law enforcement technology provider A... » Lees meer

Hytera-Motorola Solutions trade-secret trial set to begin Nov. 1

03-04-2019

Motorola Solutions and Hytera Communications are scheduled to argue their positions in a trade-secret and copyright trial that is scheduled to begin on Nov. 1 after a U.S. District Court judge deni... » Lees meer

Panorama Antennas announces charitable donation of £10000 to support emergency services

03-04-2019

Panorama Antennas announces charitable donations totalling £10000 in 2018 to two charities to support emergency services. The donations will fund emergency service personnel who were injured ... » Lees meer

Vislink Technologies announces major global repositioning of its brands

03-04-2019

Vislink Technologies, Inc., whose brands are recognized as the global leaders in the development and distribution of advanced communications solutions, announces its official global repositioning t... » Lees meer

US navy department picks FirstNet public safety communications platform

02-04-2019

The US Department of the Navy plans to adopt the FirstNet public safety communications platform to support its mission. Under a recent policy directive from the Secretary of the Navy, the Commander... » Lees meer

Barrett Communications has been awarded a contract to supply the US funded Counter Narcotics Global Threats program

02-04-2019

Barrett Communications has been awarded a contract to supply the US funded Counter Narcotics Global Threats program for a republic in Central Asia. The contract includes a range of PRC-2090 HF manp... » Lees meer

Icom announces new satellite PTT radio on Iridium system, RoIP gateway

29-03-2019

Icom recently announced the IC-SAT100, a handheld satellite push-to-talk (PTT) radio that leverages the Iridium satellite system to enable communications worldwide, according to a company official.... » Lees meer

Everbridge demonstrates rapid global adoption for its IT alerting solution

29-03-2019

Everbridge, Inc., announced rapid global adoption and a record past year for its IT Alerting solution. Generating 60 percent year-over-year revenue growth for the offering, introduced in 2017, Ever... » Lees meer

Russia to spend RUB 27 bln on public safety and military LTE-450 network

29-03-2019

The Russian government plans to spend RUB 26.7 billion on the deployment of the LTE-450 network for the military, law enforcement bodies and other special users, reports Cnews.ru. The network will ... » Lees meer

Tait Communications shows IWCE 2019 highlights

26-03-2019

Tait recently attended IWCE 2019 in Las Vegas. For Tait, the IWCE event is the premier show in North America to connect with both old and new customers, dealers, and technology partners. Before the... » Lees meer

Mission Critical Partners to help Nebraska modernize 911 infrastructure

26-03-2019

Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of independent professional, information technology (IT) and network support services for mission-critical infrastructure, was selected by the Ne... » Lees meer

Malaysia relies on Thales for its new militaryVHF radio

26-03-2019

Malaysia has highlighted the importance of a strong local workforce in supporting the country’s economic growth. Announced at this year’s budget, one of the key priorities for Malaysia ... » Lees meer

PSCE to highlight Australia's emergency alerting system

22-03-2019

Public Safety Communication Europe (PSCE) will hold a one-day training workshop on how to best implement article 110 of the European Electronic Communication Code ‘Public Warning System&rsquo... » Lees meer

FAA Issues the First Ever COA for Beyond Visual Line of Sight for a Public Safety Organization

22-03-2019

Cape, the leading cloud platform for drone telepresence and data management, today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the first-ever Certificate of Authorization (COA) ... » Lees meer

Telit Marks Two More Public Safety Firsts Adding the LE910C1-NF and LE910C4-NF to the FirstNet Lineup

22-03-2019

Telit, a global enabler of the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that FirstNet has added its first embedded LTE Band 14 IoT modules in LTE Categories 1 and 4 to its lineup: the Telit LE910C... » Lees meer

Amphenol Procom Introduce New Space-Saving Combiners for VHF & UHF Bands

15-03-2019

With the increasing need to optimize usage of every antenna mast, more and more signals are being combined at the base station radio site. Fitting this large amount of combining/radio equipment int... » Lees meer

RapidDeploy wins Statewide contract to provide Cloud-Based Radius Mapping and Edge Analytics to all 9-1-1 centers in California

15-03-2019

The California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services 9-1-1 Branch (Cal OES) announced that RapidDeploy has been awarded a Statewide contract for 9-1-1 mapping and analytics, enhancing 9-1-1... » Lees meer

Swedish healthcare providers secure communication with defense-level encrypted smartphones from Sectra

15-03-2019

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has delivered its secure smartphone, Sectra Tiger/R, to two Swedish healthcare regions. Sectra’s solution will ... » Lees meer

ITU initiate initiatives to improve emergency telecommunications

15-03-2019

Government, industry and community leaders gathered at the Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-19) in Balaclava, Mauritius, on 6–8 March, to explore ways to save more lives thro... » Lees meer