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

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

Hurricane Irma: AT&T installs emergency response equipment at strategic locations


AT&T is ready for Hurricane Irma with an arsenal of disaster response equipment and personnel on standby. AT&T has started its storm preparedness process as we closely monitor Hurricane Irma. The s... » Read more

Hurricane Irma: Nearly 39 Percent of Cells Sites out in Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands


Nearly 39% of cell sites were out of service yesterday in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands due to Hurricane Irma, the FCC reported this afternoon, using information submitted to its Disaster... » Read more

Selecom installs 900MHz radio communication system at Gouvaes power station


Selecom, a manufacturer of electronic equipment for use in confined and harsh environment recently installed a 900MHz radio communication system at Gouvaes power station in Portugal. Despite enviro... » Read more

Thales wins LRT contract to supply signalling, communications and operation control centre systems


Thales won a new contract for the future Ankeng Light Rail Transit (LRT) project in Taiwan. Under the planning of the New Taipei City Department of Rapid Transit Systems, the Ankeng LRT project is ... » Read more

RIT/NTID receives Motorola Solutions Foundation grant


Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf today announced it has received a grant for $30,000 from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of... » Read more

Victoria state to expand digital radio network


Police and emergency services in regional and rural Victoria in Australia, will transition from the StateNet radio network to the state’s encrypted digital radio network during 2018. The Vict... » Read more

Yellow Cab San Francisco chooses Panorama's GPSB Sharkee


Panorama Antennas, Inc. announce that Yellow Cab San Francisco have chosen Panorama’s Sharkee, Multi-Band Antenna for their Voice, Data and GPS Positioning antennas. The Sharkee Antenna is t... » Read more

Motorola Solutions reacts on latest Citron Research attack


Citron Research's Andrew Left (pictured) this week reiterated his negative call and $45 price target on Motorola Solutions. This wasn't the first time Citron expressed a bearish view on Motorola S... » Read more

New report highlights gaps in preparedness for cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure


On August 22, the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) released a report on urgent cyber threats to critical infrastructure, including cyber threats to high-risk assets... » Read more

How Motorola Solutions’ regional HQ connects employees globally


In May 2017, Motorola Solutions began a new journey, following the setting up of its new APAC regional headquarters located in Mapletree Business City, Singapore. Designed with a similar open, mode... » Read more

Motorola Solutions Foundation Donates to the DEA Survivors Benefit Fund


The Drug Enforcement Administration Survivors Benefit Fund (DEASBF) has received $40,000 from the Motorola Solutions Foundation, the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc., the DEA foundation a... » Read more

Nedaa to be CCMENA Official Host Operator Partner for the 5th time


KNect365 today announced that they are delighted to announce that Professional Communication Corporation - Nedaa will be joining the CCEMNA event for the 5th year as their Official Host Operator Pa... » Read more

TAIT Looks back at APCO 2017 event


Last week Tait attended one of the biggest tradeshows in our industry: APCO 2017. The event was held in Denver, Colorado and had thousands of attendees. Although the company traditionally had their... » Read more

Motorola Solutions Declares Quarterly Dividend


Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today announced that its board of directors has approved a regular quarterly dividend of 47 cents per share payable in cash on Oct. 13, 2017, to stockholders of... » Read more

RadioEXPO 2017 – Call for registration


For the fourth time, the RadioEXPO 2017 Conference and Exhibition of Professional Radiocommunication will be held in Warsaw. For the first time the conference will last two days – from 4 to 5... » Read more

ERMS to Join Rave Mobile Safety, Extends Data and Critical Communications Platform


Emergency Response Management Services Corp (ERMS), a SaaS (software-as-a-service)-based emergency notification system provider based in Ontario, Canada, today announced it has been acquired by Rav... » Read more

“Hackathon” to bring rapid innovation to New South Wales’ government and public safety agencies


Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) will host its first ever “hackathon” in New South Wales – an event that will be a fast-paced, 48-hour challenge to develop technology solutions to ov... » Read more