Last week Tait attended the APCO 2016 conference. We had a busy booth, with lots of interest in our solutions and the new North American partnership with Harris Corporation. Since you may not have been able to attend the show, here is a recap of our booth spaces:

Harris · Tait | More Choices

Tait Harris at APCO2016

Tait has partnered with Harris to offer our customers more choices in North America. The complete product and solution portfolio, now available through Harris, is quite extensive! The video gives a small taste of what’s to come from this exciting new agreement.

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Sir Angus Tait, our company founder has always believed that we are here to ‘build lasting benefits for our clients and the communities in which we operate. Supporting events to group and organizations who are dedicated to ensuring safer and more resilient communities is one of the ways in which we could give something back to the community.

Throughout 2016 Tait is proud to support as sponsor the following community initiatives:

Afac2016AFAC 2016 Brisbane, 30 August – 2 September

  • Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council Conference #AFAC16
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APCO 2016 is just a few days away, and we’re excited to see those of you who are attending. We wanted to give you a quick preview and the top 5 reasons you should visit Tait booth 753.

  1. Learn about the new partnership with Harris. We haven’t revealed a lot of details about the partnership yet, but if you visit our booth during APCO you’ll discover more about this partnership and how it will benefit you. We’ll show off the new look of our products, demonstrate interoperability, and more. A couple booths down from us, Harris will also show off the Tait products that are now available through this... Continue Reading

Harris Corporation and Tait Communications signed an exclusive agreement for Harris to become Tait’s exclusive distributor of P25 and DMR solutions in North America that covers 250 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

What does this mean for our customers?

“For prospective customers, it means a much more complete and comprehensive portfolio as it combines Harris’ Public Safety and Professional Communications PSPC) business and Tait’s product lines, dealer networks and direct sales capabilities” says Tait CEO Garry Diack.

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mission critical wirelessAt Tait, we are always looking for partners that could add value to the critical communications solution we can offer. Partnering with NEC Australia is a logical next step as it would allow us to offer reliable and cost-effective connectivity between remote sites in mission critical emergency services networks for voice and data services without compromising availability.

Craig Clapper, Global President for Solutions and Business Development for Tait Communications has this to say:

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We asked a number of our customers the main issues and challenges they faced that made them want to upgrade their communications platform. Below are the results of the research. As you can see, the ‘antiquated system that need to be replaced’ at 79% ranks highest in what triggers an organisation to review and look into their communications requirements.

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What about you? What are the reasons you want to upgrade your critical communications system?

Madison County Fire had issues with redundancy and coverage. Since they provide fire protection to the entire county and also manage first responder calls for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and other organizations, their network had to be reliable. A solution has to be found.

Madison County Fire provides protection to the Tennessee county that covers 540 square miles. Part of their responsibility also included managing the first responder calls for EMS and other organizations. In the last year, they ran about 1200 calls and... Continue Reading

Connection Blog Posts Link it upWhen it comes to linking solutions for your DMR or P25 network, do you find yourself asking the following questions? “What throughput is required – voice and data?” “Can I mix and match solutions for my network?” “What is the right choice now, and will this continue to be the right choice for my organisation in 10 years, 15 years, 20 years?”

There are so many linking solutions you can consider – Fiber, microwave or narrowband radio linking. Lisa van Vuuren,  Sales and Marketing Coordinator at MimoMax, gives us the lowdown on what the... Continue Reading

Tait at CCW in NetherlandsTait recently attended Critical Communications World (CCW) from May 31-June 2 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The trade show had 3,626 attendees, which made for a busy Tait stand! The majority of attendees came from the German speaking regions, but the international crowd included delegations from France, Belgium and French speaking Africa.

The main focus of the Tait booth were three innovative solutions, designed to provide operational and administrative staff with enhanced access to instant communication and information.

The first was UnifyVoice, which provides, in its... Continue Reading

unnamedWe’re often asked, “What are the benefits of P25?”

Every type of radio system has different pros and cons, so it depends on what you’re comparing to P25. Therefore we have put together a list of some of the benefits of P25. These will help you compare P25, either with your existing radio system or other technologies that you are considering. To learn more about each benefit, watch the video below or visit the Benefits of P25 page of the Tait Radio Academy.

  1. Open Standards
  2. Price Competition
  3. Migration Path
  4. Frequency Efficient
  5. Frequency Re-Use
  6. Digital Radio Standard
  7. Encryption
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