Coventry Synergy: CC Europe & BAPCO Conference Combine for Max Impact

Coventry Synergy: CC Europe & BAPCO Conference Combine for Max Impact

With the 2919 TCCA flagship critical communications conference held in Asia and timed for late June, the TCCA joined forces with the British Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (BAPCO) to produce a joint event on March 12 and 13 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England. Here are our thoughts on why the CC Europe/BAPCO 2019 conference is important.

CCMENA 2018: Spotlight on AI and Big Data

CCMENA 2018: Spotlight on AI and Big Data

Sometimes, critical communications technology goes beyond voice and data transmissions. As a case in point, the broader context around where AI and data analytics can aid public safety is also an important topic. Here is my take on how Critical Communications MENA will tackle one of the most exciting tech trends in play today.

CCMENA 2018: Exploring The State of Hybrid TETRA and LTE Devices

CCMENA 2018: Exploring The State of Hybrid TETRA and LTE Devices

Combining TETRA and LTE into devices used for mission-critical operations is an important step forward. Critical Communications Middle East and North Africa features important opportunities to hear directly from the experts in government and industry who are establishing the state-of-the-art. 

Qualcomm Takes Next Step Towards 5G Smartphone, The Public Safety Impact

Qualcomm Takes Next Step Towards 5G Smartphone, The Public Safety Impact

While the first 5G deployments are aimed at tackling fixed wireless connectivity to residences, the long game is with the smartphone. To that end, Qualcomm just launched a set of essential radio frontend modules that enable faster 5G smartphone time-to-market. What does this mean for mission-critical communications?

Mission-Critical: The Role of Commercial Mobile Network Operators

Mission-Critical: The Role of Commercial Mobile Network Operators

Making mission-critical mobile broadband networks a reality is a daunting challenge. Technically, financially and politically, the issues surrounding creation of ubiquitous national public safety data networks mean government agencies must think differently. This white paper reflects my views on why the MNO is an essential partner to these agencies.

MCT 2018 Recap: A Holistic Approach to Mission-Critical Tech

MCT 2018 Recap: A Holistic Approach to Mission-Critical Tech

Mission Critical Technologies 2018 launched its inaugural edition at ExCel Centre during London Tech Week. Where many industry events center around a narrow set of communications topics, MCT 2018 embraced a holistic approach that cut across the compelling emerging technologies of the day.