First ETSI LTE Mission-Critical Push to Talk IOP tests achieve 85% Success Rate

The first ETSI Mission Critical Push to Talk (MCPTT) Plugtests event – interoperability test sessions for mission-critical LTE equipment – concluded on Friday, 23 June 2017, with 140 participants from 19 vendors.» Read more

Airbus wants to create Broadband Virtual Mobile Operator for Public Safety in Mexico

The project provides certainty for the country’s future of mission-critical communication for both public safety and operation of the 911 emergency.» Read more

CritComm Insights Launches to Spotlight Critical Communications Innovation

Prominent mobile network analyst sees 2017 as inflection point for critical communications innovation, creates new industry analysis firm tracking the innovation and its impact on emergency services and other mission critical operations.» Read more

Motorola Solutions and mm-lab drive safety and efficiency at Bosch’s automotive proving ground in Boxberg, Germany

World’s largest supplier of automotive components launches next-generation Proving Ground Management System in collaboration with Motorola Solutions and mm-lab.» Read more

Etelm Director: 5G will Provide Major Benefits for Misson Critical Communications

At 5G World, Paul Ward, International Sales Director for ETELM said yesterday that a unified approach to Mission Critical Communications is essential now and in the future as Mission Critical LTE becomes fully functional.» Read more

Rohde & Schwarz Ready to Serve FirstNet for testing FDD14 LTE Mobile Devices

As a leader in test & measurement tools for the LTE evolution, Rohde & Schwarz has focused its broad portfolio of solutions to enable device manufacturers and network providers to deliver reliable communications to first responders.» Read more

Motorola Solutions and AT&T to Bring Best-in-Class LTE Solutions to FirstNet Network

Motorola Solutions to provide mobile apps, software and services to help power a new generation of communications capabilities for U.S. public safety» Read more

NIST Awards Sonim Technologies Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Grant

$1.4M Grant to Focus on Research and Development of Open Source Solution to Demonstrate Mission Critical Push to Talk on FirstNet Network» Read more

Qualcomm Nominates 3GPP TSG CT WG1 Vice-Chairman

Qualcomm is nominating Lena Chaponniere as a candidate for the position of 3GPP TSG CT WG1 vice chairman for the elections to be held during the CT1#105 meeting in August 2017, in Krakow, Poland.» Read more

Cellular Networks Being Adopted by the Critical Communications Industry

Research indicates that the market is driven by large-scale rollouts in the public safety, energy and other sectors, and is expected to surpass $2 Billion by the end of 2020.» Read more

Rivada Networks Continues to Respond to FirstNet RFP’s

It looks like Rivada Networks is still in the race to provide an alternative solution to the FirstNet Mission Critical and Public Safety LTE network. » Read more

TCCA Publishes Whitepaper '4G and 5G for Public Safety'

The TCCA announced that it has created an overview document to clarify the basics of public safety 3GPP standardisation, the 3GPP ecosystem, 4G LTE applicability for public safety, and to look forward to the potential of 5G.» Read more

Samsung Nominates 3GPP TSG CT WG1 Vice Chairman

Samsung is nominating Ricky Kaura as a candidate for the position of 3GPP TSG CT WG1 vice chairman for the elections to be held during the CT1#105 meeting in August 2017, in Krakow, Poland.» Read more

IWCE Critical Communications Forum 2017 Calls for Speakers

IWCE’s Critical Communications Forum is looking for dynamic speakers with great stories and insights about what's new and relevant in the world of communications technology to present.» Read more

Finnish Operator DNA and Ericsson Test Public Safety Solution over LTE

Together with Finnish operator, DNA, Ericsson demonstrated the use of LTE for public protection and disaster relief (PPDR) in situations where continuous data communications must be guaranteed.» Read more

ETSI Organises First MCPTT Plugtest

ETSI, in partnership with the TETRA + Critical Communications Association (TCCA) and with the support of the European Commission, will conduct the 1st MCPTT Plugtests™ » Read more

Major Technology Partners Conduct MCPTT Trail at Frequentis HQ

During the trial, different terminals and LTE networks made up the solution, consisting of an LTE network from A1, and a 5G-ready complete LTE mobile core network including IMS from Athonet.» Read more

Why Mobile Operators and Solution Providers Should Opt For Mobile Tornado's Push-To-Talk (PTT) Solutions

Mobile Tornado provides its PTT over IP solutions over any broadband network (3G/4G and Wi-Fi) to ensure coverage for those end users who depend on a reliable communication solution, including advanced services.» Read more

Canada Continues Research on Implementation Models for a Public Safety Broadband Network

The Government of Canada announced that it continues research and targeted engagement on implementation models for a potential Public Safety Broadband Network.» Read more

Huawei Officially Releases Public Safety e-LTE Solution at CCW2017

At this year's Critical Communcations World, Huawei officially released the eLTE SafeCity solution with its partners. The solution meets both the B-TrunC and 3GPP standards, and supports long-term evolution.» Read more