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?

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

Wireless Technology for K9 Units. Working together with men's best friend

Collaborating today's K9 units with the right technology can elevate the unit's performance, lower the risks involved and deliver greater precision and certainty to any task involved.

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Managing the LTE Migration Part 1 – The Subscriber

This series of posts looks at different aspects of managing the migration from TETRA/P25 to public safety broadband.

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Full Interoperability: A Common Language is Only Half the Story

Yossi Segal, Co-Founder& VP of Research and Development for Mobilicom talks about the aspect of interoperability and communications challenges faced by first responders.

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Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 4 - Achieving affordable, secure solutions in the digital age

Part 4 looks at the complex relationship between people & technology, and how a user-driven process based on real current and future critical communications requirements should dictate the choice of the right combination of existing & evolving technology.

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Mission-Critical Communications: The Next Step for Mobile Broadband Systems

Two main factors will continue to contribute to the rise in demand for mission-critical comms: The natural growing demand for communications enhancements for the law enforcement market, oil & gas and tactical communications and global rise in terrorism.

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Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 3 - Are global standards really so important?

Part 3 of this new blog series looks at the growth of global standards and their role in driving the development of mobile communications and society as a whole.

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Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 2 - Spectrum for those who need it most

Part 2 of this new blog series looks at the critical role of spectrum in the provision of all communications services and why sufficient spectrum must be made available by Governments around the world exclusively for critical communications.

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Notes for a global critical communications plan - Part 1 - The world is heading for certain disaster without a global plan for critical communications

Part 1 of a new blog series that will explain a new economic model based on critical communications and new measures of social value.

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Will TETRA be replaced by LTE?

TETRA, which has long been the standard communications platform for public safety, transportation, emergency response teams, police and oil & gas sectors among others, may no longer be the obvious choice for a communications platform.

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Decision time: Important elections will decide the future of critical communications

There are 2 key elections coming up this month (May 2015) that will play their part in deciding the future of critical communications in the United Kingdom, Europe and around the world. Quixoticity looks at the key decisions facing voters in both election

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