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

Polish radio communication specialist Radmor celebrates its 70th anniversary


From a small service facility from 1947 to the largest Polish manufacturer of radio communication equipment. Today, RADMOR is a well-known company. It is the national leader in the production of mi... » Read more

Celab to represent OTTO Communications in Nordic Region


Celab recently was appointed by OTTO communications as their main partner in the Nordic Region. The US based company offers a full range of accessories for radio communications. The portfolio inclu... » Read more

Golden Era for Global PMR Communications Provider Hytera


Hytera, a leading global provider of innovative professional mobile radio (PMR) communications solutions, received formal recognition of its acquisition of Cambridge, UK-based Sepura Plc at a signi... » Read more

NVIS Supplies Barrett Equipment for 120-Mile Police Officer Race


NVIS Communications, the U.S. Barrett Communications system integrator, together with REDCOM Labs and Star Solutions provided high-frequency (HF), Long Term Evolution (LTE), satellite and mobile ph... » Read more

Motorola Solutions zeroes in on further ANZ software/services acquisitions


In this article, initially published in Communications Day, Steve Crutchfield, Managing Director Australia & New Zealand for Motorola Solutions, writes about targeting a further acquisition in the ... » Read more

Emergency apps fail real-world user-centered design test


When first responders are overwhelmed by an emergency and people are panicked and desperate, it is increasingly vital that victims can get information they need via their smartphones. Unfortunatel... » Read more

Echostar Mobile and Thales partner on mobile satellite connectivity for PPDR


EchoStar Mobile Limited, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) and Thales, a global technology leader for the aerospace, transport, defence and security markets, today announced that ... » Read more

Hytera improves offer for Norsat again


Hytera Communications has again increased its takeover offer for Norsat International. The new bid of USD 11.50 per share matches a rival offer from Privet Fund Management and is 25 cents better th... » Read more

Sonim continues to focus on the FirstNet opportunity at the NSA Conference & Exhibition


Sonim Technologies, the global leader in mission critical LTE-based handsets for public safety, is attending NSA 2017 in Reno, Nev., June 23-28. Over the past several years, Sonim collaborated with... » Read more

xG Technology Awarded New Interference Mitigation Patent for Enhancing Wireless Communications


xG Technology announced that it has been awarded a new patent covering an innovative method for enhancing the resilience of communications systems in the face of harmful interference. The patent "I... » Read more

LiFi demonstrated as a lifesaving communications technology in disaster operations


pureLiFi, global tech firm and leaders in LiFi technology that aims to revolutionise the future of wireless networks, has been working alongside, Verizon, Nokia and Aegex Technologies, to demonstra... » Read more

Motorola Solutions improves energy efficiency at Illinois facilities


In 2016, according to the corporate responsibility report, Motorola Solutions made strides in energy efficiency, especially at its Illinois facilities. The first phase for the renovated Schaumburg,... » Read more

Motorola Solutions releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report


Motorola Solutions this week released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, which marked progress in carbon emissions reduction, energy efficiencies, philanthropic support and employee developm... » Read more

NIST funds public safety communications research


To help modernize public safety communications and operations, the National Institute of Standards and Technology awarded $38.5 million for 33 research and development projects. The multiyear grant... » Read more

Trudeau says U.S. was consulted before approving Hytera takeover of Norsat


Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that Ottawa consulted the United States and other allies before approving the sale of a Canadian satellite technology firm to a Chinese communications gia... » Read more

Huawei, PRASA announce South Africa’s First GSM-R Rail Network Operation


At the Africa Rail 2017 conference, Huawei and Passenger Railway Agency of South Africa (PRASA) jointly announced the first rail operational Global System for Mobile Communications-Railway (GSM-R) ... » Read more

Cobra Electronics Launches its First Handheld VHF Radio with GPS and Digital Selective Calling (DSC)


Cobra Electronics, this week, announced the availability of the new CobraMarine Floating Handheld VHF Radio with GPS and Digital Selective Calling (DSC). The MR HH600 is Cobra's first handheld radi... » Read more

Privet Fund Management LLC surpasses Hytera Proposal to buy Norsat


Privet Fund Management LLC ("Privet") announced today that Privet sent a letter to the board of directors of Norsat International Inc. containing a revised proposal to acquire 100% of the common sh... » Read more

OurCrowd, Motorola Solutions and Reliance Industries Launch Incubator to Give Jerusalem Startups a Global Competitive Edge


OurCrowd, a global leader in equity crowdfunding, today announced a partnership with Motorola Solutions, Reliance Industries and Yissum, to operate an innovation technology incubator to support gro... » Read more

Ironclad Engages with Sonim Technologies to Offer the First Ultra-Secure, Ultra-Rugged Mobile Handset for Consumers, Enterprise and Governmental Agencies


Ironclad Encryption Corporation today announced it has engaged with Sonim Technologies to use their ultra rugged LTE XP7 smartphone as the platform for integrating Ironclad Encryption's ultra secur... » Read more

Huawei digital railway solution supports new Mombasa-Nairobi railway


Huawei announced today that the railway operational communications network it built for Kenya’s Mombasa-Nairobi rail project was put into commercial use. Huawei’s Digital Railway Soluti... » Read more

Innovative establishes new offices in Norway and Sweden


Innovative, developer of the Innovative Security Manager solution, that supports the Danish National Police receiving and managing all their alarms and incidents, announced that the company, based... » Read more

France enhances its railway security with the new GSM-R communication system


France’s national state-owned railway company, Société nationale des chemins de fer français (SNCF), will enhance its railway security with the new GSM-R communication sy... » Read more

Motorola Solutions (MSI) Reaches $87.73 52-Week High


The stock of Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI) hit a new 52-week high and has $92.12 target or 5.00% above today’s $87.73 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $1... » Read more

Norinchukin Bank The has increased $2.66 Million stake in Motorola Solutions Inc.


Norinchukin Bank The increased its position in shares of Motorola Solutions Inc by 1.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commissio... » Read more

Norsat Enters into Definitive Agreement with Hytera Communications Co., Ltd.


Norsat International Inc., a provider of unique and customized communication solutions for remote and challenging applications, today announced that it has entered into an arrangement agreement wit... » Read more

Motorola Solutions to Present at Bernstein Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on May 31


Motorola Solutions announced that Greg Brown, chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the Bernstein Annual Strategic Decisions Conference on May 31 in New York.» Read more

Calls to safeguard radio spectrum for future rail telecoms system


Key European rail bodies have stressed that the industry will need to make a clear and robust case for its future radio spectrum requirements as it works to develop a successor to GSM-R.» Read more

Kapsch CarrierCom to implement new railway radio standard


Kapsch CarrierCom is ready to implement future-proof railway radio infrastructure. Railway operators are preparing for the shift from GSM-R to a new wireless standard of radio infrastructure. ... » Read more

Understanding PTToC and what it means for critical communications


Just a decade ago, LMR was the only standard for critical communications. Communications technology has brought about new advancements as organizations around the world seek to understand how these... » Read more