critical communications

Happy 80th birthday to the 999 service

BT is celebrating the 80th birthday of the 999 emergency service line, and while the vast majority of time it is a service to save lives, it seems there are a few people who don’t quite get it.

LTE isn’t good enough for critical communications… yet

LTE has the potential to revolutionise emergency services communications, but it needs to be nothing less than 100% reliable, according to CEO of the TCCA, Phil Kidner in an interview with Telecoms.com at AfricaCom 2016.

O2 out of UK emergency services LTE tender, EE lone runner

Government plans to shift emergency communication services to cellular infrastructure have taken a knock after O2, one of just two mobile operators tendering for the contract, pulled out of the running, according to the FT.

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