Whitepapers

Vision & Future

Public Safety mobile broadband and spectrum needs

This paper, prepared for the Association by Analysys Mason in March 2010, reviews the future broadband needs for public safety mobile communications and how these needs might be addressed

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TETRA and the Inter System Interface

This document was published by the TETRA Association Board in August 2010 and gives the current status of the ISI.

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Mobile Broadband in a Mission Critical Environment – as seen from a TETRA perspective

This report, written by the TETRA and Critical Communications Association in February 2011 discusses the mobile broadband capabilities of TETRA (TEDS - TETRA Enhanced Data Services) in relationship to available frequencies and LTE.

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Evolution of TETRA

This document, produced by P3 Communications in November 2011, discusses the evolution of TETRA to a 4G All-IP Broadband Mission Critical Voice Plus Data Professional Mobile Radio Technology

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Mission Critical Broadband: Practical standardization & roadmap considerations

This document has been produced by the TETRA and Critical Communications Association (TCCA) Critical Communications Broadband Group (CCBG) in February 2013, to provide supporting information and guidelines for critical communications users, operators and other interested parties who are considering the implementation of mission critical mobile broadband services. It sets out the predicted timeframe for availability of suitable standards and equipment, together with a consequent outline roadmap f

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Connect Smartphones to TETRA

By leveraging the high speed 3G/LTE network for transferring large volumes of data (encrypted and compressed), and the reliability of TETRA to transfer sensitive prioritized low volume data; Crystal TETRA Mobility is the natural choice for any organization looking to increase efficiency, task fulfillment and responsiveness. This whitepaper is more of a promotional document written by Crystal code to promote the different applications .

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Public Safety 2019 Survey Final

The "Public Safety 2019 the migration to more connected communications " whitepaper, released by Motorola Solutions discusses in-depth the way that public safety agencies will communicate in the future.

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Blue Light Futures

Drones, telemetry, mobile apps and cloud computing will revolutionise public safety by 2020. Airwave calls for multidisciplinary working group to ensure all public safety agencies realise the benefits of technology.

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Considerations for Government Authorities when they are planning to acquire Mission Critical Mobile Broadband Services

Document produced by the TCCA CCBG. The document aims to highlight some of the considerations, both for the users requiring any future mobile broadband service and the actual service providers and mobile operators who will take on the future delivery of these services, when acquiring Mission Critical Broadband Services.

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Comparisons

A comparison of DMR and TETRA

This document was prepared for the Association by Analysys Mason and published in February 2009.

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TETRA and DMR Tier III - Which Open digital trunking standard is right for me?

To get a better understanding, Sepura reviews the technological characteristics and key differences of the two technologies.

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A comparison of TETRA and GSM-R for railway communications

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Technical

WAP over TETRA trial services

In this Whitepaper the basic concepts of WAP application over TETRA are presented.

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Migration MPT to TETRA

This whitepaper, written by Rohill in June 2012, explains the TetraNode system architecture in terms of multi-standard support. The benefits of this approach are explained as well. For reference, a comparison is included to understand the interoperability of the different functions.

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TETRA QoS evaluation and monitoring

This whitepaper, describes Samdales understanding of how a TETRA network should be evaluated and monitored to access the best Quality of Service from the underlying coverage and with that run the network most effectively both in an economical and operational way.

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TETRA Enhanced Data Services on TETRA 1 Hardware

The purpose of this whitepaper is to examine the capability of existing CML devices, already used for TETRA 1 designs, to be re-used as a platform for TETRA Enhanced Data Services (TEDS) within the TETRA 2 release standard.

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TETRA in Operation

Use of Tetra networks in crisis situations + large scale events

This document, prepared by KC Global TETRA Ltd in co-operation with the TETRA Association and some European Public Safety networks, reviews how TETRA networks operate in these extreme conditions.

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Driving safety & operational efficiency at airports with digital communications

This Sector specific paper descibes the special needs for users of Mission Critical digital radios for Airport communications

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Powering TETRA

This document, written by Motorola Solutions in focussing on powering TETRA systems for resilience or netwrok expansion.

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The Challenge of Managing and Operating TETRA Networks

TETRA networks are difficult to manage and operate, because they are often linked to a complex infrastructure based on multiple technologies, vendors and domains. In this environment, advanced Operations Support Systems (OSS) can help organizations meet the dual challenge of holding down costs while enhancing network performance and reliability

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TETRA/LTE Migration

Deploying the MTS4L TETRA/LTE Base station - Written by Motorola Solutions in August 2013 - The combination of TETRA Secure and Resilient Digital Communications with an LTE overlay offers operators and end users a win-win situation. TETRA will continue to meet public safety and mission critical and wideband data needs for the next 10 years or more, LTE roll-out to offer broadband data services. In fact as users become more familiar with the experience of video and rich data on public mobile net

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Mobile Telecommunications and Health research Programme 2012

The pulsed nature of TETRA handset transmissions has been a source of significant concern for the public and certain occupational groups. After years of study we can say that much of this concern is based on misunderstanding.

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