19 July 2019
PCCW Global and Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) have received official recognition from the Mozambique National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) for their combined and ongoing mission to provide critical communications services following the two tropical cyclones which recently hit the country.
One VSAT communications system was installed in the Matarara coordination centre, from which relief operations to five surrounding communities were conducted.Find out more
27 March 2019
The TCCA (TETRA and Critical Communications Association) has released a new white paper that presents the current roadmap to the operational use of mission critical broadband.
According to the association, there has been considerable debate and discussion about the possible introduction of broadband for critical communications. It says that some public protection and disaster relief (PPDR) operators have plans for dedicated broadband in addition to their narrowband network; other operators are beginning a move from dedicated TETRA or other narrowband networks to mission-critical broadband service relying on partnerships with commercial operators.Find out more