Mission 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, GSM-R and SatCom. If you feel articles are missing, please let us know: info@mcc-resources.com

Drones to enhance police operations in India


Illegal sand quarries are a major problem in some regions of India. Unregistered sand quarries rob local governments of tax revenue, leading police officials launch drones to stop the bandits. The ... » Read more

ViaSat, University of Aberdeen, NHS Highland and the Scottish Ambulance Service Trial New Connected Ambulance Program


ViaSat Inc., announced it is working with The University of Aberdeen's Centre for Rural Health, NHS Highland and the Scottish Ambulance Service on a pilot program called SatCare, which will enable ... » Read more

Bittium exhibits products and solutions for authority and soldier communications at Milipol exhibition in Paris


Bittium will exhibit its newest products and solutions for authority and soldier communications at Milipol exhibition in Paris, France November 21-24. At the event Bittium will showcase the secure ... » Read more

APCO International Announces New Chief Technology Officer


APCO International last week announced that Jay English, former Director of APCO’s Communications Center and 9-1-1 Services Department from 2012 through 2016, will be returning to APCO in the... » Read more

Hytera amends complaint against Motorola Solutions


Hytera Communications amended its original complaint in its patent infringement lawsuit against Motorola Solutions to remove claims of indirect and willful infringement. The company complaint follo... » Read more

Harris Corporation launches single-key AES upgrade for public safety radios


Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has released a free single-key Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)-256 encryption algorithm upgrade for its public safety radios that will make them Project 25 (P25)-c... » Read more

CML Microcircuits (USA) Inc. and RFMW Ltd. Announce Distribution Agreement


CML Microcircuits (USA) Inc. and San Jose, California: RFMW Ltd. has announced a distribution agreement effective September 8th, 2017. CML Microcircuits (CML) designs, manufactures and markets inno... » Read more

APCO Canada, iCERT Announce Partnership


The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials Canada and the Industry Council for Emergency Response Technologies announced a partnership today to promote public-private collaboration f... » Read more

Harris C4i tech awarded at Export Awards


The Harris Melbourne, Australia C4i team were awarded the Innovation Excellence award at the 2017 Governor of Victoria Export Awards (GOVEA) ceremony on October 16, 2017. The Award considers innova... » Read more

Bogotá, At the Vanguard of Public Safety Communication Systems


With its new system, Bogotá has become a pioneer in Colombia with a comprehensive integrated system with a focus on the interoperation and coordination of the different agencies. With the ci... » Read more

Codan Radio Communications announce the launch and immediate availability of Codan Convoy


Codan are renowned for providing reliable and robust remote area communications solutions – with 60 years of experience supporting the most remote parts of the earth. Through close engagement... » Read more

Early warning and emergency HF Communications for low lying Pacific islands


Barrett Communications announced that the island country of Tuvalu has recently upgraded their HF communications system as part of the National Adaptation Program of Action (NAPA). Tuvalu is no hig... » Read more

NYC DoITT Helps Ensure 9-1-1 System Integrity with Support of Airbus DS Communications


Airbus DS Communications and the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) announced they have signed a five-year agreement for services related to the City'... » Read more

IWCE unveils conference program Including workshops, power sessions, short courses, keynote addresses, general sessions and town hall meetings


International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE), the premier annual event for communications technology professionals, today unveiled its conference program. Targeted to government, public safety... » Read more

IWCE Introduces the 'Women of Wireless Workshop'


New to IWCE next year is the Women of Wireless Workshop, taking place Tuesday, March 6 at 8:30 am. The workshop will include a series of presentations about successful habits of effective women lea... » Read more

Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems market to grow at a CAGR of 11.8% during the forecast 2017 - 2025


According to researchandmarkets in a new report, the global land mobile radio systems market is highly consolidated and concentrated across different vertical markets, especially public safety and ... » Read more

RELM Wireless Receives $25 Million Blanket Purchase Agreement from USDA/U.S. Forest Service


RELM Wireless Corporation today announced that it was awarded a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the USDA/U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The BPA is for the Company's portable and mobile... » Read more

Are wearables reliable enough for public safety?


Technology products designed for public safety must be reliable under extreme conditions. That’s why the National Institute of Standards and Technology will begin testing wearables marketed t... » Read more

Puerto Rico’s ATLAS® P25 system survives hurricane Maria


When Hurricane Maria ripped through the center of the island last month and wiped out much of its infrastructure, as expected, the Puerto Rico’s ATLAS P25 system proved to be resilient. When ... » Read more

Motorola Solutions steps up with expertise, volunteers for Hurricane Irma aid


Last month, Hurricane Irma ravaged Florida and the Caribbean, a massive storm that overwhelmed millions of people in its path. In response to the devastating weather event, Motorola Solutions, thro... » Read more

Sierra Wireless delivers end-to-end VPN connectivity for law enforcement fleets with AirLink connection manager


Sierra Wireless, provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the upcoming release of the AirLink Connection Manager (ACM) 2.0 VPN applia... » Read more

AT&T recognizes LMR supplier BearCom with prestigious business accelerator award


BearCom Group, Inc., provider of wireless communications equipment and solutions for two-way radios and other voice and data solutions, announced that the company was recently recognized by AT&T Pa... » Read more

Motorola Solutions to Issue Third-Quarter 2017 Earnings Results on Nov. 2


Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) will issue its third-quarter earnings results after the close of the market on Thursday, Nov. 2. The company will host its quarterly conference call with financ... » Read more

Minister of Public Order and Citizen Protection signs agreement for TETRA system in Athens


The police in the city of Athens (ELAS) will finally be able to use a TETRA system. According to CNN Greece, after 3 years, the contract with Sepura was signed. Besides a securely encrypted radio c... » Read more

GCC mission critical communications market could double in 10 years


While it’s most likely that the mission critical market will expand at a significant rate, many operators are still to make important strategic decisions about the precise services they will ... » Read more

SEE Telecom introduces new channel-selective off-air repeater PMRExpo


SEE Telecom, manufacturer of solutions for radio coverage in confined areas announced that the company, will exhibit at PMRExpo 2017 in Cologne, from 28 to 30 November 2017, on the booth of our Ger... » Read more

ASTRID Validates Swissphone ATEX Pager


ASTRID, Operator of the Public Safety Communications network in Belgium, has validated a new ATEX pager for use on the ASTRID paging network: the s.QUAD ATEX from Swissphone. The explosion proof s.... » Read more

Vertex Standard's entry-tier products to get Motorola Solutions rebrand


Landmobile writes that Motorola Solutions will move Vertex Standard’s entry-tier level products into its portfolio of Motorola Solutions-branded professional and commercial solutions as of 1 ... » Read more

TAIT Communications European Utilities Telecom Council 2017 Recap


Tait attended the European Utilities Telecom Council (EUTC) Conference in Lisbon last week, where 120 Delegates traveled from all over Europe to discuss how Telecommunications empower digital utili... » Read more

Motorola Solutions awards grant to support risk reductions


The Vision 20/20 Project, a national strategic agenda for fire loss prevention, announced it has received a grant for $20,000 USD from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motor... » Read more