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

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

Could Police Drones Help Stop Mass Violence?


Following the nation’s deadliest mass shooting in Las Vegas this week, some experts are wondering out loud: “Could drones make large events safer and even stop potential violence?&rdquo... » Read more

Locus USA announces launch of new DiagnostX over-the-air radio analyzer "services' for LMR market


LocusUSA, a leader in the area of RF capture for radio analysis and location will officially launch DiagnostX: an Over-the-Air Radio Analyzer Service in January 2018. This service will enable LMR m... » Read more

Cambium Networks signs up Ingram Micro as key distributor for wireless connectivity solutions


Cambium Networks, a leading global provider of wireless broadband networking solutions, today announced it has executed an agreement with Ingram Micro as a new distributor. Under the agreement, Cro... » Read more

FirstNet Momentum: Official Notice Provided to Governors, 90-Day Timeline Begins


FirstNet delivered official notice of State Plans to governors today. Governors will have 90 days – until Dec. 28 – to decide whether to accept the FirstNet/AT&T plan for deploying the ... » Read more

Motorola Solutions Foundation Increases Its Support of IPRO in 2017


Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc., has increased its support of the Illinois Tech Interprofessional Projects program by 20 percent for the 2017–18 ... » Read more

Motorola Solutions sponsors Canadian Police Memorial Ride to Remember cycling event


Motorola Solutions announced on Social Media that the company are proud to be sponsor of this year’s #RideToRemember. The 700-kilometre bike ride honors officers who have made the ultimate sa... » Read more

The Telegraph puts a spotlight on Simoco group chief Mike Norfield


From tough operations in the police, to a difficult management buyout, Simoco Wireless Solutions chief, Mike Norfield, shares his business lessons. The worst piece of advice that he has been given ... » Read more

Prime expands operations to better serve customers across America


The last several years have seen many changes and much growth in the communications industry, from FirstNet’s NPSBN to the emergence of PoC. The demand for unique solutions has spurred a mea... » Read more

Hughes Announces Availability of Rapidly Deployable Emergency Response Systems


Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the immediate availability and expedited installation of emergency satellite c... » Read more

TPL Systèmes receives visit from Jim Nelson, President CMA Americas


TPL Systèmes manufacturer of professional radiocommunication equipments for emergency services based in France, yesterday was visited by Jim Nelson President and CEO of Prism-IPX Systems, an... » Read more

Selim Bouri, Airbus VP and Head of MENA & APAC - Hybrid is key when it comes to next-generation public-safety networks


Selim Bouri, Airbus vice president and head of MENA (Middle East North Africa) and APAC (Asia Pacific), discusses technological changes in the public-safety-communications industry. Bouri notes the... » Read more

EchoStar Mobile and Thales emphasize importance of communications connectivity for PPDR


EchoStar Mobile Limited, an EU-wide licensee for an integrated mobile satellite services (MSS) network with a complementary ground component, and Thales, detailed their approach to Public Protectio... » Read more

EFJohnson Provides Support and Irma-Proof P25 Communications to First Responders


Texas based EF Johnson Technologies, Inc., has allocated a portion of its inventory to hurricane relief bundles with KENWOOD Viking portable radios, batteries, and chargers. EFJohnson has numerous ... » Read more

Motorola Solutions prepares for the future in critical communications - strategy is taking shape


John Pletz, Senior Reporter of Crain's Chicago Business last Saturday, published an interesting article: "Motorola is prepping for the day of reckoning", on how the tech company is preparing for th... » Read more

Joseph Hickey becomes new CEO of Nova Communications


Nova Communications (Nova), a leader in the wireless system integration and two-way radio industry in Canada, announced it has appointed Joseph Hickey as their new Chief Executive Officer and major... » Read more

Hytera Selects Danimex as Nordics Channel Partner


Danimex yesterday announced that the company is appointed as Hytera distributor for the Nordic countries. Danimex is now able to offer their Nordic partners the full Hytera two-way radio portfolio.... » Read more

Cobham Launches New Integrated Communications Products


Cobham today announced that they have launched a new Integrated Communications Environment product range which provides major improvements to existing communications systems on platforms. The new I... » Read more

Panorama Antennas Celebrates its 70th Birthday


anorama Antennas recently celebrated their 70th year in business as a world leader in the design and manufacture of antennas for radio communication. They celebrated aboard a luxury paddle steamer ... » Read more