21 June 2022
Sepura has launched its first VHF TETRA radios, providing a solution for mission critical users in challenging conditions such as extensive underground networks and remote, expansive outdoor environments.
Sepura’s VHF solution fills a notable gap in the market for quality VHF TETRA radios, complementing the reliability, security, and mission critical protocols of TETRA with the powerful audio processing of the SC Series radios, ensuring crystal clear audio in loud, wet or dusty conditions.Find out more
20 June 2022
Sepura has launched a Dual Mode version of its SCU3 Broadband Vehicle Device, increasing the options available to critical communications users. The upgraded model has a built-in TETRA module, enabling users to combine Mission Critical Voice with the power and flexibility of data connectivity via LTE networks.
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The Class 3 TETRA module in the new SCU3 Dual Mode device supports Direct Mode in the 380-473MHz band, meaning critical communications users in public safety, transport, mining and utilities can benefit from the trusted reliability and audio quality delivered by TETRA, alongside nearly three million other Sepura TETRA users around the world.
10 June 2022
Ugandan fintech Boda Boda Banja, which provides un-or underbanked people with the opportunity to buy or lease a motorbike or ‘boda boda’, has hired mobile operator Telecom26 to deploy IoT to help track down stolen motorcycles in the east African country.
Motorbike theft is a big problem across Uganda with solo drivers seen as easy targets for thieves, both companies said. They added that in 2021 more than 170 motorcycles were stolen from members of the Gulu West and Gulu East Boda-Boda Associations in Northern Uganda.Find out more
10 May 2022
Tanzania has launched a system dubbed “M-Mama” that uses a mobile platform to connect pregnant women in rural areas to emergency transport in a bid to reduce maternal deaths.
The country’s president Samia Suluhu Hassan introduced the system dubbed “M-Mama” that uses a mobile platform to connect pregnant women in rural areas to emergency transport in a bid to protect pregnant and postpartum women.
Funded by Vodacom Tanzania in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the platform was introduced as a pilot in Shinyanga and Sengerema in 2017 where it helped a total of 12,000 mothers and children and reduced deaths caused by lack of emergency transport.Find out more