Critical industries typically operate large-scale projects that cover wide areas and involve many people.  For a communications system, it’s important to these industries that they have a large number of available talk channels, and that the network can reliably and consistently function over hundreds of kilometers.

TasRail in Australia, connects industry and commerce to major shipping ports and freight hubs across the state of Tasmania.  Their communications network therefore needed to be large and reliable to ensure coordination of track movements, dispatch times, and train locations,... Continue Reading

Geoff Waterhouse, Program Director for Health Infrastructure at NSW Ambulances, has a successful track record of delivering large-scale and complex programs.  He is currently overseeing the implementation of a massive telecommunications upgrade program within NSW Ambulance. He shares some insights into current and future trends in emergency medical communications. Continue Reading

Whether you move passengers, minerals, or patients, success means getting your payload to where it needs to be, in a safe and timely manner.  Whatever hurdles stand in your way, reliable voice and data communications can help ensure the journey is secure and efficient.  Bruce Magee, General Manager for Mining at Tait offers some insight.

Industries with a heavy reliance on vehicles, like mining and transport, share a number of similarities.   Firstly, operational structure is often similar with large distances needing to be covered within strict deadlines, the scale of... Continue Reading

In late August 2018, Tait Communications hosted a number of DMR manufacturers and suppliers at the Tait Christchurch campus.  The purpose of the visit was to conduct interoperability (IOP) testing with Tait Tier 3 network infrastructure to the latest standard.  Senior technical representatives from Simoco, Kirisun, Excera, and Motorola carried out the tests and all found that their technology was compatible with the Tait DMR T3 network.

Tait was the first to bring DMR T3 to the market so it was important not only to update our interoperability to the latest standard,... Continue Reading

Change is constant and this has never been more relevant to the world of communications. We asked Kevin Golding, Applications Manager at South Midlands Communications (SMC) in the UK about his perspective on recent trends in the mobile radio and critical communications community. He shares insight into expanded industry capabilities and current customer demands. With new applications that come into play, customers’ imagination is the only limit as anything is becoming possible.

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Richard Russell, Business Development Tait EMEA, speaks about some of the challenges fire rescue services face with legacy communications and discusses potential solutions. 

Fire rescue services have a growing emphasis on limited budgets, resulting in a need to achieve greater efficiencies – do more with less. This may sound familiar but are these perceived cost cuttings and procurement decisions actually delivering best value?

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This white paper from Tait Communications focuses on recent responses to disasters around the world.  It details the courageous work of first responders and their supporting teams, despite the dangerous circumstances they face.  Less technology focused than our typical white papers, this piece really demonstrates the dedication of these people and communities, as well as the positive contribution that critical communications can have when disaster strikes.

Every day, disasters threaten lives, homes, and property around the world. Hurricanes,... Continue Reading

Resource companies, along with other industries, are actively looking into advanced wireless communications and how they can make business safer and more efficient. With a vast variety of options including digital radio, data services, and automation, the companies question the future effect on mine sites and oil rigs. So how can organizations ensure they’re prepared to meet these demands?

The following article from the latest issue of Connection magazine talks about the future of wireless communication.  Omnitronics Ltd, a global Tait Technology Partner, has been talking to... Continue Reading

As the 2018 year comes to a close, we look back on some of the highlights for Tait and the critical communications industry.  Ranging from monumental contracts, product releases, insights, and green innovations, 2018 has been busy and exciting across the board.  We would like to share these moments with you, and revisit some of your favorite stories from this year.

 

Tait DMR: A Smart Investment, Made to Evolve 

Tait has long been regarded as a trusted supplier of DMR Tier 3 networks and solutions.  We were among the first to take Tier 3 solutions to market, and we are still... Continue Reading

Tait has helped numerous transport agencies around the world by providing reliable voice and data solutions. From city bus networks to airports and rail companies, Tait has delivered improved coverage, better timetable compliance, service interruption management, cost reduction, environmental performance improvement and enhanced worker safety.

Below we have explored the top 10 reasons transport organizations choose Tait.   You can visit the transport industry page to see more detail on client stories, specific offerings and more.
1. 40 Years of Mission Critical... Continue Reading