Australian Air Force Cadets from 210 Squadron, based in Toowoomba, Queensland, recently conducted basic radio communications training using resources from www.taitradioacademy.com.

The cadets learned basic radio procedures, the Phonetic Alphabet, and best practices for radio operation, to ensure clear and concise communications.  After a half day classroom session, they put their skills to the test by sending and receiving phonetic alphabet encoded messages using portable radios.  These skills will assist the cadets when they complete their... Continue Reading

2019 marks 50 years of Tait Communications helping customers stay safe and productive. The company was established in 1969 by Sir Angus Tait, who believed that strong research and a commitment to listening to customers would build a business that stands the test of time.

From the beginning, Tait has looked ahead. Innovations which help customers serve their communities are a cornerstone of the business. Sir Angus Tait, who was knighted for his services to industry, was continually challenging his employees to keep moving ahead. His saying “The best is yet to come” remains a fundamental value of Tait Communications.

Today we reflect on some of our favorite stories from 2019.

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Tait has a long history of working with Utilities – both large and small – all over the world. Daniel Draughn, Director Market Development – Critical Industries, discusses what it takes to help customers find the best-fit solution for their needs. Continue Reading

L3Harris Technologies, a global aerospace and defense technology innovator and leader in mission critical technologies, has announced the formation of the Mission Critical Alliance. This technology partner program will openly collaborate to advance solutions for mission critical industries. Tait Communications is proud to be a founding member of this alliance, and expect to deliver interoperable, secure solutions to our clients as a result. 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.
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We’re very happy to announce the latest issue of Connection Magazine is released! In the much anticipated 9th issue we dive deeper into the future of emergency communications in the US, discover new trends in the fast-paced technology environment, learn about ongoing issues in the mining industry – and much more! Continue Reading

Connection magazine sat down with Tait Manufacturing Engineering Manager Dean Mischewski to discuss how Tait switched to Lead-Free infrastructure assembly. Dean explains the process:

Lead is extremely toxic to humans – prolonged exposure can cause serious problems to your central nervous system, so it isn’t something we want to be handling unnecessarily. Unfortunately, it’s been used in electronic components for years, particularly in solder. So there is wide concern about how much lead the disposal of these devices might introduce to... Continue Reading

We’ve been working hard on a new issue of Connection magazine – coming soon – and we’re excited to give you a sneak peak at one of the latest articles below!
Imagine if different versions of WiFi were not backwards compatible, and you needed a different WiFi adapter to connect your smart devices or laptops in different locations. Tait’s UK-based General Manager – Transport, Jamie Bishop, shares the current state of play in Public Transport IT standards, and the benefits that ITxPT will be bringing to the Public Transport sector.

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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