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How to easily adopt a smart push-to-talk solution for industry use »

Many industries are currently facing the need for digitalizing their team communication solutions. Moving from push-to-talk radios to futureproof smart solutions requires lots of planning to succeed. But how to avoid major pitfalls in transition? And how to guarantee the continuity of operations and to keep up the performance throughout the changes?

5 Dec 2019 by Piia Nikula  |  Critical communications , Professional apps

Battery life: What to look for in your duty smartphone? »

As a mission-critical user, you need to keep your communication device(s) charged and ready to go at all times. There’s no room for running out of battery in critical situations. But what do you need to know about battery life before bringing smartphones or hybrid devices into professional use? Below are the five essential things you’ll want to consider.

25 Oct 2019 by Jukka Saari  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , Professional apps

How to recognize a professional push-to-talk application »

There are things that a professional push-to-talk app just has to deliver, but a generic PTT app cannot. When choosing a PTT app for professional use, what should you look for? We look at 12 must-haves for a professional PTT app.

2 Oct 2019 by Pierre-Yves Roy  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , Professional apps

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

Want to make a success of introducing mission-critical broadband to public safety? Read our three pointers to a successful project and get a tip on where you can find more information.

13 Aug 2019 by Tapio Savunen  |  Critical communications , TETRA future

How to use TETRA and smartphones in a hybrid way »

This is the second in a series of blog posts on how to bring smart and hybrid devices into professional use. We cover many topics to help organizations move from traditional radio communication to a system that adds complementary broadband data. Today’s question is: How to use TETRA and smartphones in a hybrid way, or in other words: How does TETRA fit with smartphones?

9 Jul 2019 by Jukka Saari  |  Critical communications , TETRA radios , TETRA future

What is the secret recipe for successful public safety command? »

People living in Mexico’s state of Querétaro are among the safest in the country – and with 2,000,000 citizens to look after, keeping them that way is a tall order. One of the world’s most exciting and modern command centres is part of the reason. But what’s behind the centre’s success?

25 Jun 2019 by Minna Kuronen  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , Professional apps , Tetrapol

This is what professionals really want to know about hybrid devices »

If you’re keen to know how to get the best of professional radio and combine it with all the advantages of modern smartphone apps, you’ve come to the right place. Over the last three years, visitors to our website have been telling us about their biggest challenges when buying radios. One of the most common topics was about how to combine TETRA and LTE. Inspired by that, I present “17...

18 Jun 2019 by Catalin Gheorghiu  |  Critical communications , TETRA radios , TETRA future , Professional apps

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  |  Critical communications

Manage your smartphones, hybrid devices and apps - professionally »

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts on how to bring smart and hybrid devices into professional use. We will cover many topics, from tools to processes to features, offering help to organizations tackling this type of transition. A hybrid device is one that takes advantage of a PMR technology such as TETRA, Tetrapol or DMR and complements that with broadband.  Today’s question is:...

17 Apr 2019 by Päivi Laakso-Kuivalainen  |  Public safety apps , Critical communications , TETRA future , Professional apps