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How a hybrid TETRA and broadband network helps you avoid risks »

Today, you may have a TETRA network which you and the users are happy with. Chances are, you may still be looking for ways to complement its voice and narrowband data with new mobile applications on smart devices. Are you worried about the continuity of your current communications? Do you want to avoid four particular risks?

3 Nov 2017 by Tapio Mäkinen  |  4 min read
Critical communications, TETRA and 5G

The best way to boost Direct Mode range may surprise you »

It seems obvious, doesn’t it? The more output power a TETRA radio has, the further it will reach in Direct Mode? But not so, think again. In fact, more power will not give you a much better TETRA radio range in Direct Mode (DMO). Read on to learn why – and to discover the best way to achieve the best Direct Mode range.

9 Oct 2017 by Jukka Saari  |  4 min read
TETRA radios

What virtual reality could mean for you professionally - right now »

A fire brigade commander looks around at the devastating scene before him – a burning lorry is overturned on the highway, threatening to set fire to other vehicles. Injured people stagger from their cars, helped by paramedics and firefighters. Yet, he has not left his control room. How is it possible?

11 Sep 2017 by Rahim Zaknoun  |  3 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA and 5G

5 big benefits of hybrid networks for smart airports »

Airports depend on professional radio communications to run their operations smoothly. By going ‘smart’ and adopting a hybrid network that delivers the best of both TETRA and broadband broadband solutions, airports can reduce operating costs, manage flights more effectively and improve security.

18 Aug 2017 by Tapio Mäkinen  |  4 min read
Critical communications, Airport comms, TETRA and 5G

Be a better TETRA radio buyer - 7 tips that really work »

So it’s finally time. You’ve decided your organization needs new TETRA radios. Maybe your next step is to write a RFP (request for proposal), send it out to radio vendors and choose the best offer.But, how do you identify the best fit? How can you know the radios will meet your needs? How do you pick a vendor that “gets you” and understands the challenges you face? Clearly, you need to identify a...

11 Aug 2017 by Bruno Milard  |  9 min read
Critical communications, TETRA radios

Your ABC guide to smartphone security terms »

Do you sometimes get lost in the world of acronyms and abbreviations? It seems like every day there is a new TLA, or Three Letter Acronym, to wrap our heads around. Even the terms that are not abbreviated may be confusing. This blog post explains13 terms related to smartphone security.

30 Jun 2017 by Christophe Calvez  |  7 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications

Success stories and case studies from around the world »

Across the world, professionals rely on their radios when communication is critical. Our customers are professionals representing public safety, transport, industry and other organizations who need reliable and secure radio communication solutions in their daily work. Meet some of our customers through Customer Stories!

16 Jun 2017 by Tapio Mäkinen  |  3 min read
Critical communications

Why a hybrid network is a great idea for airports »

Arriving at an airport, whether for a holiday or a business trip, you expect things to go smoothly. Check-in, security, luggage handling, boarding – all depend on good communications. This blog post explains why a hybrid TETRA/broadband network really meets an airport’s needs.

9 Jun 2017 by Tapio Mäkinen  |  4 min read
Airport comms, TETRA and 5G

How to fix 4 common problems for medical teams »

All medical professionals face the same problem – constantly up against the clock while trying to save lives. This involves plenty of teamwork, particularly in trauma teams and emergency surgery. Delaying an extra second could mean someone’s life, so it’s vital that team members work together seamlessly. But even the most efficient teams need a little help.Professional radio communications can...

2 Jun 2017 by Jouni Kemppainen  |  6 min read
Critical communications, TETRA radios, Comms for medical teams