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


Simoco CEO warns for vulnerability of legacy SCADA systems

17-07-2017

In a Blog article, Mike Norfield (Group CEO at TTG) explains how legacy communication technologies are leaving critical infrastructure at risk. Especially with the Wannacry ransomware attack, which... » Read more

Verizon launches ultra-rugged Sonim XP5

17-07-2017

Verizon expanded its device lineup with a pair of new products. First up is the Sonim XP5 , a super rugged feature phone. The Sonim XP5 is IP68/IP69 rated and can withstand shocks, drops, splashes,... » Read more

Michigan County Continues with Black & Veatch for New Radio System

14-07-2017

Oakland County, Michigan, in partnership with Black & Veatch, is advancing its public-safety LMR project after the completion of phase one. Phases two and three include the development of a system ... » Read more

Motorola Solutions announces: HACKATHON is back

14-07-2017

Motorola Solutions, working in partnership with Australian public safety and goverment agencies, announced that this year’s HACKATHON will occur in September 2017, building on the success of ... » Read more

Nokia to supply critical communications network to northern California water and power utility PCWA

13-07-2017

Nokia is to provide an advanced communications network to the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA) in Northern California to support its hydro-electric power generation and water distribution services... » Read more

Kolibri Systems moves into a new office

11-07-2017

As of July 1th, Kolibri Systems, software developer that unifies divergent dispatch and control room systems and technologies into one unified central interface, recently announced that the company... » Read more

Ctrack Announces 5-year Contract to Provide Fleet Management Solution to Red Cross Rescue Service in Austria

11-07-2017

Inseego Corp., a leading global provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) - today announced that the Red Cross Rescue Service in Tyrol, Austria, has aw... » Read more

Nok Nok Labs raises $8M in series D-funding led by Motorola Solutions

11-07-2017

Nok Nok Labs (NNL), the leading innovator in modern authentication and a founding member of the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, today announced that it has raised $8 million in Series D finan... » Read more

FREQUENTIS completes voice communication system for Polish Air Navigation Services Agency

11-07-2017

FREQUENTIS compact and duplicated VCS 3020X will provide a market-leading voice communication system to PANSA, and was completed under the lead of IT-COM. Frequentis took over the delivery of the s... » Read more

Broward County on leading edge of emergency communications

10-07-2017

When a hurricane or other emergency strikes, Broward County first responders are at the scene to ensure the safety of residents and visitors from the beach to the Everglades. The county has selecte... » Read more

Motorola Solutions leaves Basingstoke after 30-years

10-07-2017

After more than three decades in the borough, employees of Motorola Solutions are being moved to new offices in London. It comes four months after the communications giant announced it was leaving ... » Read more

US Army chooses Harris, Motorola Solutions for Army radio infrastructure contracts

10-07-2017

The Army has awarded a pair of five-year, $461 million contracts to Harris Corp. and Motorola Solutions for updates to the branch's existing land mobile radio system infrastructure. Harris and Moto... » Read more

City of Bozeman upgrades emergency radio communications

10-07-2017

Gallatin County’s 911 Communications department is in the process of a $1.5 million upgrade in an effort to boost radio communications for emergency responders in the city of Bozeman. When us... » Read more

Ericsson and Telia connect world’s largest oil shale mine

10-07-2017

Since June 19, occupational safety and efficiency at the largest oil shale mine in the world has been boosted by the availability of 3G mobile connectivity. Located in Ida-Viru County, Estonia, the... » Read more

CyPhy Works Tethered Drone Provides Security for Boston Pops Fireworks

05-07-2017

The PARC tethered drone system from MA-based CyPhy Works provided security for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular this year. The company’s Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communicatio... » Read more

Attobus refreshes Dorset Police (UK) mobile data terminal fleet

04-07-2017

Attobus has supported Dorset Police in refreshing their fleet, replacing a number of their old M-PC2s with the faster, more flexible A-PC1 (fifth generation high spec mobile data terminals) and bri... » Read more

Malawi and UNICEF Create Drone Corridor for Rescue Work

01-07-2017

Malawi and UNICEF have joined forces to open up a 25-mile-radius drone corridor over the nation’s Kasungu Aerodrome in an effort to improve emergency rescue operations and further aerial rese... » Read more

Technolution opent vestigingen in Kopenhagen en Stockholm

29-06-2017

Technolution versterkt haar activiteiten in Scandinavië met de opening van kantoren in Kopenhagen en Stockholm. Een logische stap voor de innovatieve technologie-integrator uit Gouda, die in d... » Read more

NXDN Common Air Interface Accepted by the ITU-R

29-06-2017

NXDN-Forum announces that the NXDN Common Air Interface (CAI) was accepted at the meeting of the ITU-R (International Telecommunications Union Radiocommunications Sector) held in November 2016 and ... » Read more

Hytera to provide communications to Bad Münder benefit run

29-06-2017

This year, the 19th running of the Söltjerlauf Run took place in ideal running conditions in Bad Münder, Germany. On 17 June 2017, almost 800 motivated athletes ran laps for four hours in... » Read more

Norsat receives final court approval for plan of arrangement with Hytera Communications Co., Ltd.

29-06-2017

Norsat International Inc. announced that the previously announced transaction, pursuant to which Hytera Communications Co., Ltd. will indirectly acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of ... » Read more

HENSOLDT acquires UK-based radar company Kelvin Hughes

29-06-2017

HENSOLDT, the new German sensor house, has signed a Share Purchase Agreement with UK private equity firm ECI and management to acquire the UK provider of security and maritime radar solutions Kelvi... » Read more

Harris Corporation names retired Brigadier General Chris Tucker head of Middle East operations

28-06-2017

Harris Corporation has named retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Chris Tucker Vice President and Managing Director of the company’s Middle East Operations, based in Abu Dhabi. Tucker succeed... » Read more

Motorola Solutions Celebrates Pride Month at it's Chicago Innovation Center

27-06-2017

Motorola solution announced on Social Media that as part of the Motorola Solutions celebration of Pride Month, Officer Jim Ritter of the Seattle Police Department spoke last week in Motorola Soluti... » Read more

Icom sponsor 'The One' Bassenthwaite lake sailing week safety team

27-06-2017

Icom announced that the company is pleased to continue its sponsorship of the safety team for this year’s 'The One' Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week (TOBLSW) which will take between August 5th... » Read more

TAIT supports team New Zealand with secure mobile communications equipment at America's Cup

27-06-2017

Tait is the Official Supplier of secure mobile communications equipment. The team is equipped with 22 of the latest Tait TP9400 digital portable radios, providing the sailors and support crew with... » Read more

Nearly 350 U.S. law enforcement agencies have drones

27-06-2017

At least 347 state and local police, sheriff, fire and emergency units in the U.S. have acquired small unmanned aircraft in the past several years. More acquisitions took place in 2016 than in the ... » Read more

New Thales and Williams advanced engineering MOU signed next generation secure intelligent connected vehicle solutions

27-06-2017

Thales and Williams Advanced Engineering, the technology and engineering services business of the Williams Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to apply Thales's extens... » Read more

Motorola Solutions appoints new Sr. Channel Account Manager for Argentina, Paraguay & Uruguay

26-06-2017

Motorola Solutions announced that Alejandro Rubino is the new Channel Account Manager for Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay, since June 1, 2017. His extensive public safety experience will be key for... » Read more

Motorola Solutions faces fierce competition in China by Huawei and ZTE

26-06-2017

Motorola Solutions, Lily Fu, acting sales general manager of Motorola Solutions China said in an interview with Chinadaily that it is planning to establish a dedicated team in China to customize it... » Read more