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How to use 7 communication security strategies like the pros »

Critical organizations need total security for their professional communications. In addition, it is vital to ensure security in other areas. The following are seven strategies of communication security that need to be used so that operations do not become compromised.

5 Jun 2020 by Tiina Saaristo  |  8 min read
Critical communications

14 brilliant quotes on the critical communications future »

The critical communications sector faces unprecedented pressure and change. Transformative technologies, political turbulence, social recalibration – little is as it was even a few years ago. To provide insight for you in this challenging situation, we asked a selection of the industry’s leading thinkers to share their views of the future of critical communications and the challenges that many...

17 May 2019 by Tiina Saaristo  |  4 min read
Critical communications

Which 3 requirements must mission-critical comms meet? »

When called out on an emergency, public safety vehicles don’t hang around – police cars, ambulances and fire engines race to the scene and everybody gets out of the way to help them do their job. But it’s not only public safety that nowadays is time-critical. Metro companies, mines, airports, and energy companies also need to have the ability to respond quickly. All these professionals need...

7 Apr 2017 by Tiina Saaristo  |  3 min read
Critical communications

Six reasons TETRA base stations fascinate me »

Engineers are awesome. I love it when they talk about their area of expertise. They may start a sentence in a regular way and then continue with a flow of terms and abbreviations that mean little to me. They often get quite excited about this too. It’s fascinating. I also love engineers because they design and make things - such as base stations that serve PMR radios. Here are six reasons why...

2 Dec 2016 by Tiina Saaristo  |  5 min read
Critical communications

How to build your critical communications investment strategy »

These days, mobile broadband seems to be used by everyone everywhere, such is its phenomenal growth in the last few years. But if you think the technology has reached its limit in how it can be used, think again because the future will bring a myriad of new uses in all aspects of life. Not least of which is its use for mission critical applications, supported by ongoing progress in...

30 Sep 2016 by Tiina Saaristo  |  5 min read
TETRA future

Expert advice: 5 things that professional push-to-talk can do »

The group call is the most important feature in professional radio communication. With one simple, push-to-talk button, a user is connected to many colleagues at the same time. It’s the ultimate in working together and is very easy to use in professional radio systems such as TETRA. In contrast, in cellular systems, linking up several people to talk together requires setting up a conference...

19 Aug 2016 by Tiina Saaristo  |  8 min read
Critical communications

How to decide on your radio communication technology now »

If you have followed the trends of the PMR market, you must be aware of the discussion and publicity around LTE and broadband. We are on the brink of a transformation in critical communications – apparently. All this hype is confusing especially if you are in the process of specifying a new radio communication system for your organisation.

22 Apr 2016 by Tiina Saaristo  |  3 min read
TETRA future

Choosing a new radio comms system? Avoid these common traps »

When choosing a new radio communication system, there are some key traps to avoid. If you don’t, you could find costs spiraling and operational efficiency falling. That’s because you end up with a system that ticks all your requirement boxes, yet still won’t deliver what you need for your everyday work. So what are the pitfalls? Read on to see the risks to avoid when looking for a new radio...

11 Mar 2016 by Tiina Saaristo  |  3 min read
Critical communications

How to use PMR and be better than James Bond »

James Bond overcomes his enemies with hi-tech gadgets that the ever ingenious "Q" provides. But you can do so much better than Bond with solutions that Airbus can provide!

11 Dec 2015 by Tiina Saaristo  |  3 min read
Critical communications