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

TC Connect appoints Lars Åkerblom as new CFO to support strong growth


TC Connect has appointed Lars Åkerblom as new CFO. Åkerblom has long experience as CFO in a number of public companies and has previously also acted as an Authorized Public Accountant.... » Read more

Codan secures a $4.3 Million order to supply a fully redundant and expandable communications network.


Codan Radio Communications announced that the company has secured a long term contract for USD $4.27M from RiverCom 911, an public safety communications center located in Washington State to supply... » Read more

Hytera partner SYNDICO achieves Investors in People accreditation


Team Syndico are now certified as Investors in People. The company has demonstrated a capacity to lead, manage and support its team to provide customer service at a level that customers today expec... » Read more

Icom UK, sponsors 'The Battle Of Britain Memorial Flight' at the 2017 Herne Bay Airshow


As a supporter of local events, Icom UK will be sponsoring the massively popular Herne Bay Airshow in two important ways. The event, taking place on Sunday, 19th September 2017, will see Icom suppl... » Read more

Cobham expands auto-test library to include Harris radios


Cobham announced today that automated test and alignment capabilities for Harris XG-75M mobile radios have been added to both the Cobham AvComm 3920B and 8800SX Radio Test Sets. “Since the 8... » Read more

Futurecom takes over production, support and development of SLIM, sold exclusively by Motorola Solutions


Futurecom Systems Group, ULC today announced they have taken over the production, support and ongoing development of the Siren and Lights Interface Module (SLIM) sold worldwide exclusively by Motor... » Read more

Monroe County, Fla. to enhance Motorola Solutions P25 communications network with real time location services


The Monroe County, Fla., Sheriff has upgraded its CompassCom Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solution to fully leverage the county’s recently enhanced Motorola P25 radio network. The Sheriff... » Read more

Motorola Solutions Australia announces the return of the Hackathon


Motorola Solutions has announced the return of its Hackathon, which will take place in Sydney from 13–15 September. The 2017 event will focus on developing applications to benefit public safe... » Read more

PCTEL Launches Multi-Band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS Antenna to support Covert Public Safety Applications


PCTEL, Inc., a leader in Performance Critical TELecom solutions, announced today its new multi-band LTE/Wi-Fi/GNSS antenna with a sub-inch profile. The antenna combines PCTEL's high rejection multi... » Read more

TCCA CEO Phil Kidner turns in his wings


Phil Kidner, TCCA CEO, will soon pass on the role to Tony Gray. Before his well-deserved retirement, TETRA Today caught up with him to hear his thoughts on his time at the association’s helm<... » Read more

PMRExpo 2017 announces expansion of exhibition space with 360m2


Because of the high demand, EMW, the organisier of PMRExpo 2017 announced on social media that they decided to expand the 2017 exhibition space with 36m2. The company also announced that if compani... » Read more

Motorola Solutions CEO: LMR demand in North America remains strong


Demand for land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems in North America “if anything, continues to go up,” despite media reports of declining LMR licensing activity in the United States, Motorola ... » Read more

Bittium expands its tactical communications offering to tactical radios targeted for combat troops and vehicles


Bittium expands its tactical communications offering with a software defined radio based Bittium Tough SDR product family that includes Bittium Tough SDR Handhel, tactical handheld radio for indivi... » Read more

Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (PTToC) Market : Global Industry Trend Analysis 2012 to 2017 and Forecast 2017 – 2025


Persistence Market Research released a new industry report: Push-to-Talk Over Cellular (PTToC) Market : Global Industry Trend Analysis 2012 to 2017 and Forecast 2017 – 2025. The report descri... » Read more

General Dynamics Introduces New HOOK3 Combat Survival Radio


General Dynamics Mission Systems introduces the new HOOK3™ Combat Survival Radio (CSR). The new radio provides direct line-of-sight voice and encrypted two-way data communications to help com... » Read more

Hyteraems Ranks No.1 Among 71 Suppliers


Hyteraems, a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services provider and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hytera Communications Corporation Ltd., announced today the the company is commended by a Japanese ... » Read more

Etherstack to showcase Tactical Repeater and Push-To-Talk services at UK Defence exhibition


Etherstack’s two recently launched tactical communications products have been selected for inclusion on the UK Defence and Security Organisation (DSO) Showcase at DSEI 2017 in London. The fir... » Read more

BlackBerry announces sale of its messaging tools to US government


Canadian multinational firm BlackBerry has officially announced it has sold its messaging tools which can be used for encrypting phone calls and text messages to the US federal government – f... » Read more

S&T & NYPD test mobile ad-hoc networking communication systems for Public Safety


The Department of Homeland Security Science (DHS) Technology Directorate (S&T) partners with first responders to gauge capability gaps and leverage existing technologies, As a result DHS S&T can de... » Read more

Critical Messaging Association discusses potential impact to the paging industry at annual summit


The Critical Messaging Association (CMA), the industry association for companies that are dedicated to the wireless delivery of time-sensitive, critical messages, announces that the annual CMA Summ... » Read more

Firefighting and Law Enforcement Drones in the US: What departments and providers should know


Drone adoption in the public sector is growing rapidly as the benefits of the technology become clear. Drones are used by state and local governments for applications from wildlife management to w... » Read more

Huawei and Thuraya sign MoU on crisis and disaster management solutions


Thuraya Telecommunications Company signed a MoU with Huawei at the INTERPOL WORLD 2017 exhibition, held from July 4-7, 2017, in Singapore. This important global event was an occasion to showcase se... » Read more

Icom Sponsor 'The One' Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week Safety Team


Icom announced that the company continues to sponsor the safety team for this year’s 'The One' Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week (TOBLSW) which will take between August 5th - 13th 2017. Icom U... » Read more

Peter Haerdi named new CEO of COMLAB Group


The Board of Directors of the globally active COMLAB Group has chosen Peter Haerdi (51) as its new CEO. The COMLAB Group, based in Switzerland specialises in high-frequency digital radio system sol... » Read more

Why Push-to-Talk radios are now more popular than ever


Most people, at one point or another, were able to play with push-to-talk (PTT) radios. Before the true rise of cellphones, these were the de facto mode of wireless communication — easy to us... » Read more

Nokia to supply mission-critical communications network to the County of Fresno, California


Nokia will upgrade the communications network of the County of Fresno, California using microwave packet radio and Internet Protocol/Multi-protocol Label Switching (IP/MPLS) technology. The network... » Read more

Bluetooth SIG announces Mesh networking capability


The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced today that Bluetooth® technology, the global standard for simple, secure wireless connectivity, now supports mesh networking. The new mesh c... » Read more

Savox Awarded with ISO 9001:2015 and AQAP 2110 Certificates


Savox was recently awarded with the ISO 9001:2015 and AQAP 2110 Certificates. for many years, the company follows strict processes and guidelines to ensure quality standards are met throughout the ... » Read more

Hytera Communications Completes Acquisition of Norsat International Inc.


Hytera Communications Corporation Limited, announced that as of July 20, 2017, it has completed its acquisition of Norsat International Inc, with its head office based in Vancouver, British Columbi... » Read more

Simoco CEO warns for vulnerability of legacy SCADA systems


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