Public Safety

Victorian Triple Zero operators to gain AI advantage

03 February, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A new $1.36 million artificial intelligence voice monitoring system will help emergency call-takers identify callers showing signs of cardiac arrest.

VIDEO: How FirstNet's deployables assist public safety

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

FirstNet can call on a fleet of 72 wheeled deployables plus three flying cells on wheels and one aerostat.

The Netherlands' C2000 TETRA upgrade a success

30 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Netherlands' new C2000 TETRA emergency service communications network is now operational, following a successful migration from the old system overnight on 27/28 January.

GAO issues report card on FirstNet progress

29 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

AT&T is meeting all of its FirstNet contractual coverage and adoption milestones, but there is some room for improvement in certain management aspects.

PSCE Paris meeting wrap-up report available

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The Public Safety Communication Europe December meeting brought together more than 100 participants from 15 countries.

Minister visits bushfire-affected radio sites

28 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Federal Minister for Communications Paul Fletcher has visited teams helping to restore bushfire-affected radio tower sites on the NSW South Coast.

ETSI issues major standards for NG112 and AML

23 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The new standards cover core elements of the NG112 architecture as well as the sending of location data to public safety access points via AML.

Roundtable examines bushfires' effects on communications

23 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

A government and industry roundtable has assessed the bushfires' effects on telecommunications, and agreed on measures to examine hardening networks.

PSCE, GSMA release IoT communications reports

22 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Two new reports jointly produced by PSCE and GSMA cover IoT communications concepts and technical analysis of service levels.

Leidos to overhaul UK police command and control system

21 January, 2020

London's Metropolitan Police Service is set to receive a new command and control system for officer deployment in a Leidos-led upgrade.

Minister hails NSW Telco Authority's bushfire response

16 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

NSW Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello has hailed the Telco Authority's 132 continuous days of service during the bushfire crisis.

VIDEO: FirstNet put to the test as 30,000 evacuated

15 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Three first responder agencies in Ohio maintained seamless communications when a severe thunderstorm threatened a football festival.

Oakland deploys Motorola disaster recovery service

15 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally | Supplied by: Motorola Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Oakland, California, has selected Motorola Solutions' PremierOne CAD disaster-recovery-as-a-service solution to provide a standby system in the cloud.

US county swaps on-premise for cloud-based CAD

15 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Charleston County Consolidated 9-1-1 Centre will implement RapidDeploy's Nimbus CAD, a cloud-native platform powered by Microsoft's Azure Government Cloud.

Alaska gives carriers 12 months' notice on Wireless 911

15 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

Alaska's Department of Public Safety has given carriers a one-year courtesy notice that a formal request for the implementation of Wireless 911 will occur.

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