Pocket Sized Mobile Networks: Reshaping Mission-Critical Communications

When it comes to delivering vital telecoms and internet connectivity in remote communications scenarios—from isolated construction sites to oil rigs —the options up until now have been costly and limited.

Author: Carsten Brinkschulte» Read more

Verizon to FirstNet: Secure Interoperability is Technically Feasible

In his Blog, principal analyst Ken Rehbehn talks about the issue of interoperability between two competing secure and interconnected networks serving Public Safety communications operations in the USA.

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Increased need in Cyber Security Solutions for Public Safety Organizations

Strong growth of internet usage, combined with the inability to prevent data leakage, has forced organizations to reexamine their approach to cyber security. Baruch Eylon talks about how to address cyber security issues within the Public Safety sector.

Author: Baruch Eylon, CEO – Eylon b. Consulting Ltd.» Read more

APCO 2017 Conference Take-Aways

Analyst Ken Rehbehn discusses the take aways from the busy APCO 2017 event. Rehbehn discusses the role of AT&T, competition by Verizon, PTT over LTE interoperability and the LTE/Project 25 hardened LMR portable.

Author: Ken Rehbehn | founder, Critical Communications Insights » Read more

How LTE Cuts the Complexity Out of Modern Transport Networks

Networks are complex by nature; an arrangement of intersecting systems, people & structures. To stay effective they need constant supervision and updates. Norman Frisch, Huawei Marketing Director, explains the benefit of change from GSM-R to LTE.

Author: Norman Frisch, Marketing Director, Enterprise Business Group and Transport Sector at Huawei» Read more

Is a Truly User-Centric Critical Communications World within our reach?

This very interesting article is setting out the basic goals & aspirations for the Quixoticity Index that Clemons prepared as a new vehicle for promoting best-practice & innovative new business models for public safety & critical communications users.

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Keeping FirstNet Deployable Options Open

In this Blog, senior Analyst Ken Rehbehn shares his thoughts about what is needed to draw the right conclusion on choosing the FirstNet for Public Safety Broadband Communications.

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Top 6 Challenges when Implementing new Public Safety Communications Technologies

Hong-Eng Koh, Global Chief Public Safety Expert of Huawei Enterprise Business Group discusses threats to public safety, the challenges posed by legacy systems, the impact of emerging technologies, and using collaborative communication.

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What's with all the 5G hype and why I am really looking forward to 6G

5G is getting hyped in all kinds of interesting and very futuristic ways. Every day seems to arrive with a new set of never-thought-of-before scenarios. But it got me thinking....

Author: Mika Skarp» Read more

What communications products will end users need next?

Industry thought-leader Dave George, engineer and President of Pryme, released his annual trends forecast for communications and technology. This year’s predictions focus on end-user-driven developments affecting all industries.

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3GPP MCPTT vs OMA PoC

I recently visited some customers who have interest in public safety over LTE (PS-LTE). They told me that IP-PTT service was launched in the market for long time. However, it did not succeed so why will MCPTT be any different?

Author: Ming Ho» Read more

Public Safety Network Hardening – easy bit or a bit more challenging?

Intelligent LTE Network Hardening is the way forward in ensuring affordable business continuity for mission critical communications

Author: Kim Molin » Read more

Public Safety: The New Opportunity for Mobile Smart-Phone Vendors

Ming Ho visited some mobile phone manufacturers in Taiwan. All of them gave similar input: They suffer in the downturn in the mobile communications. market, competition is strong and they are looking for new opportunities.

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How Public Safety Networks Become Public Networks with a little Network Slicing

There will be never enough available radio frequency spectrum for our expanding mobile networks. One way to gain access to new frequencies is via public safety networks.

Author: Mika Skarp» Read more

3 New Trends and 1 Long-Standing Tradition Predicted for 2016 and Beyond

Industry thought-leader Dave George, engineer and President of Pryme, which holds over 35 patents and was awarded the Communications Solutions Product of the Year, publishes the 4th annual trends forecast for communications and technology.

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Ensuring Safety and Security during the US Presidential Elections by Using Proper Wireless Communication

Both for public rallies and events as well as presidential convoys, full synchronization is required between convoys and security personnel as is the ability to have complete visibility and awareness of the surrounding area and situations.

Author: Offer Herman» Read more

A Global Critical Alliance with a TETRA heart and a 5G brain

In his Blog, Peter Clemons describes that he believes that we urgently need a Global Critical Alliance. An Alliance with a TETRA heart and a 5G brain. Clemons provides some key requirements and attributes..

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The urgent need for a Global Critical Alliance

As global mobile communications technology moves forward at a frightening speed, it is becoming harder & harder to justify the cost of dedicated public safety networks. Learn more on the view of Peter Clemons in this Blog.

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Managing the LTE migration Part 2 - From application friction to open connectivity

In this article, we’ll look at the migration from TETRA to mobile broadband from the applications perspective. To understand the difference, we’ll go through some of the major “application hurdles” in TETRA as we know them, and see how this will change.

Author: Sami Honkaniemi» Read more

The post-TETRA Era: Next-Gen Mobile Networks for Emergency Services

TETRA it is no longer fit for purpose. In today's world, public safety professionals need a modern communications system capable of being used everywhere – including in remote areas, tube stations, and underground car parks. Brinkschulte has the answer..

Author: Carsten Brinkschulte, CEO, Core Network Dynamics» Read more