Quitman Fire District are the local fire department for Quitman, a small village located in the northwest corner of Jackson Parish, in the state of Louisiana, USA. The Fire Chief and 30 volunteers are responsible for the village’s firefighting, EMS, rescue calls, and fire prevention education.

The fire district had been operating on an old short range radio network, but found this to be unreliable. Read on to learn about the much improved Tait solution they’ve adopted. Continue Reading

Tait Communications is increasing the resources it is devoting to information security, with the appointment of Ashish Dutta to the role of Chief Information Security Officer. Ashish, who has been with Tait since 2012, is an ISACA CISM®-certified Information Security Manager with significant experience in the positioning, delivery and management of ICT managed services and information security.

Our Managed Services division recently had its certification under ISO27001 reconfirmed. The international best-practice standard is for information security standards... Continue Reading

The world is a tough place, and our clients have demanding jobs. They need critical communications that can withstand the challenging conditions they face each day. That’s why Tait offers complete communications systems that are reliable, resilient, and downright tough, from start to finish. Read on for an introduction to how we create a comprehensive, durable critical communications solution, and hear from some of our customers about their own experiences.
The Toughest Radios in the Industry
For users in the field, it starts with our renowned Continue Reading

“Tait has made a decision that it wants to be part of a wider ecosystem of multiple partners to create a broader solution,” said Tait CEO Garry Diack at this year’s Critical Communications World in Berlin.

In an interview with Gert Jan Wolf, Mr. Diack discussed the change in Tait’s organizational structure and explained why this – along with the new Tait UnifyVehicle with AppBuilder platform – is key to developing the company into a software-enabled critical communications business.

Watch the full interview below.

Mr. Diack acknowledged... Continue Reading

For many field workers in hazardous environments, the key to getting the job done and remaining safe lies in the tools they use to communicate.

Time and again, land mobile radio has proven itself to be a reliable, resilient means of voice communication. For those in hazardous environments, Intrinsically Safe (IS) portable radios enable that communication despite the many challenges associated with these dangerous working conditions.

But there are some cases where portable radios aren’t always the best fit for certain users or jobs. Maybe a task... Continue Reading

Comms Connect is New Zealand’s leading mobile industry event, attracting hundreds of visitors from around the region to the 2018 expo at Auckland SkyCity Convention Centre. Attendees included hardware manufacturers, software companies, radio and wireless communications users from various industries, dealers, consultants, and stakeholders from the government and public safety organisations.

Key themes this year were the New Zealand communications landscape, convergence of voice and data, 5G and Industrial IoT. It was great to see a strong Tait presence with our radios on... Continue Reading

Radio fleet management  is easier and more accessible than ever before with Tait EnableFleet, an industry-leading configuration management system that provides a fast, easy-to-use, secure and controlled way to manage fleet configurations and changes. The cloud-hosted system makes it an affordable, smart choice for organizations large or small.

Using over-the-air-programming (OTAP), EnableFleet is the only system that can deliver firmware updates to a radio over a DMR Tier 3 or P25 trunked system. TM9300 or TM9400 mobiles fitted... Continue Reading

This year’s celebrations for National Reconciliation Week (NRW) in Australia took place from May 27 – June 3, with events across the country commemorating the shared histories of the wider Australian community and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Tait supports Reconciliation Australia to help with their mission to inspire and enable all Australians to contribute to the reconciliation of the nation. An important cause that should not be overlooked, funds for reconciliation are often lacking, but it is... Continue Reading

“CCW 2018 was really a great trade show for Tait!” Reports Margit Paul-Kientzl, Tait Marketing Communications Executive. Critical Communications World 2018 brought attendees from far and wide to the Messe Berlin ExpoCenter City, Berlin, from the 15th to 17th of May. Continue Reading

Tait Communications is proud to host and contribute to number of events during Techweek, New Zealand’s annual festival of innovation, 19th – 27th May 2018. Continue Reading