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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

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

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

How professional apps are essential to your success »

Organizations are increasingly looking at professional apps and the Covid-19 pandemic has forced them to create new ways of working – these two findings are from the Airbus mobile apps survey in 2021. How can professional apps improve an organization’s operational efficiency, safety, and security?

11 Nov 2021 by Hans-Martin Zimmermann  |  8 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps

5 facts you must know about saving money with strong PTT services »

Strong PTT services are advanced, intelligent push-to-talk services that can be connected to IT systems and sensors. Of course, they allow users to talk, and also share images, video, and location information. Sounds like a great solution – but how can it save money for your organization?

30 Sep 2021 by Mika Myllymäki  |  9 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

Three ways the Experts on Mission Critical webinars blew my mind »

Airbus arranged five webinars about mission critical push-to-talk in the autumn of 2020 and another five webinars in 2021. For me, as the host for the webinars, three things really blew my mind!

9 Sep 2021 by Igor Vinogradoff  |  7 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Events, TETRA and 5G, Professional apps, Push-to-talk service

The first things you need to know about adopting mission-critical smartphones and apps »

Public safety organizations and businesses already use smart devices for non-critical purposes. Now however, thanks to 5G technology, these organizations can have mission-critical broadband that ensures the use of smart devices in all of their critical operations. So how should organizations go about this adoption?

18 Jun 2021 by Catalin Gheorghiu  |  11 min read
Public safety apps, Critical communications, Professional apps, Hybrid devices