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TETRA radio user: 5 reasons you should be interested in MCPTT »

TETRA radios are great and mission-critical communications over TETRA provide excellent service. Your operations may depend on certain ways to use radio communications. So, why should you be interested in MCPTT – mission-critical push-to-talk over broadband?

5 Jul 2022 by Timo Toikkanen  |  13 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA radios, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps

3 reasons June 2022 is the best time for Critical Communications World »

The previous Critical Communications World took place in November 2021 in Madrid. Now it’s June and the CCW comes again – now in Vienna. With only a few months in between, is it too soon? No! On the contrary, this is great timing, and I have three great reasons for you.

7 Jun 2022 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  5 min read
Critical communications, Events

How to use TETRA and smartphones in a hybrid way »

Do you use TETRA communications and plan to bring smart devices or apps into professional use? If you do, take a look at this blog post. It answers the question “How does TETRA fit with smartphones?”

25 May 2022 by Jukka Saari  |  15 min read
Critical communications, TETRA radios, TETRA and 5G

The oddest things we thought about professional apps in the past »

Think back 20 years. The TETRA Touch customer magazine introduced 15 applications in its issue 4/2002. These applications included recording and email over TETRA. It also mentioned e-Policing and passenger transport management. Do these apps seem too modern for 20 years ago? Let’s look at app trends back then, a little while ago, and today!

9 May 2022 by Hans-Martin Zimmermann  |  11 min read
Public safety apps, Professional apps

9 truths about PTT services and security you wish you had known before »

Professional organizations and teams can already use push-to-talk over 4G broadband. Soon they will also be able to use 5G. A click on a smartphone button or key can connect teams instantly. This is convenient, but if you also need PTT app security, you need to look out for nine things.

11 Apr 2022 by Mika Myllymäki  |  14 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

TETRA to 4G/5G broadband migration - 14 ways to ensure success »

Critical communications continue to migrate to broadband, and the pace is getting quicker. How should you go about adopting broadband capabilities? And how can you make sure that your TETRA to 4G/5G migration project is a success?

25 Feb 2022 by Niklas Lagerblom  |  17 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

How to build broadband for public safety - and get results »

Do you want to make a success of introducing mission-critical broadband to public safety? Learn the three important pointers to a successful project and get a tip on how to get started.

25 Jan 2022 by Tapio Savunen  |  8 min read
Critical communications, TETRA and 5G, Push-to-talk service

5 secrets to effective PTT services that really work for you »

Do you think that push-to-talk is old news? Think again! PTT services can be very smart and effective. Discover five secrets to PTT services that will really work for you.

11 Jan 2022 by Sebastian Lang  |  10 min read

7 ways MNOs can leverage critical push-to-talk to increase revenue »

Today’s Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) face many challenges. Competition for business is increasing, while existing customers feel free to move to other providers. Revenues are also decreasing, particularly for voice services, which is often viewed as a commodity offer. How can MNOs tap into new revenue? This blog reveals seven interesting ways.

5 Jan 2022 by Thierry Besnier  |  7 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service