Alliant Energy has successfully completed its transition to a Tait Communications digital mobile radio (DMR Tier 3) system covering its 54,000 square mile service area in Wisconsin and Iowa.

Alliant Energy employs 4,000 staff members and supplies nearly one million electric and more than 400,000 natural gas customers. The organization has a strategic focus on optimization – providing reliable service to customers through continued modernization of the power grid and other crucial infrastructure. Continue Reading

DELIVERING CUSTOMER SERVICE IN A CHALLENGING ENVIRONMENT
Utility companies are constantly challenged to provide cost effective, safe and reliable distribution of power, gas, and water services. Tait has significant experience delivering small, medium, and large-scale projects and understanding the needs of both systems solutions providers and utility operators, and we work closely with utility stakeholders to identify and meet requirements. As a result, we’ve developed DMR solutions that help to maintain network reliability, ensure safe and reliable field staff communications, and provide you with the tools to look after your network investment. Read on to find out how. Continue Reading

The following is an article from the latest issue of Connection magazine. In this piece, we take a look at how Location Services are a crucial asset for organizations both in daily operations and emergency situations.

Being able to track where key people and assets are at a moment’s notice is an important part of normal operations – and during emergencies it can mean the difference between life and death. Organizations must also ensure they plan ahead for different emergency scenarios.

When something goes wrong, every moment is crucial. Having a plan in place and knowing how to implement it creates confidence. Continue Reading

To provide a simple introduction to the Tait DMR family of products, we’ve produced a series of videos each exploring the top benefits of various aspects of the solution. Today, we take a look at the Top 5 Benefits of the Tait TM9300 mobile radio:

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To provide a simple introduction to the Tait DMR family of products, we’ve produced a series of videos each exploring the top benefits of various aspects of the solution. Today, we take a look at the Top 5 Benefits of the Tait DMR Base Stations, the TB7300 and the TB9300:

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This month, the Tait NZ team held their annual summit for the national dealer network in Queenstown, New Zealand. More than 80 attendees representing dealers from all over the country, staff from Tait Communications and Logic Wireless, as well as a handful of Tait Technology Partners, gathered in the beautiful adventure capital.

Senior Design Engineers Jeremy Campbell and Daniel Hughes presented live demonstrations of features like WiFi Over the Air Programming (OTAP) on Enable Fleet, geofencing on mobile radios, and a Satellite Worker Safety solution.

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With mine workers and heavy machinery operating in confined spaces, it takes constant vigilance and communication to ensure safe and profitable mining operations. Most mines can do without one of their production information systems for short periods, but when a site’s radio communications go down, everything must stop.

In South Africa recently, a 5.5 magnitude earthquake shook large parts of the country, causing one death and the evacuation of thousands of miners from the Great Noligwa and Moab Khotsong mines in the North-West province.

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The following is an article from the latest issue of Connection magazine. In this piece, we compare the benefits of digital radio to analog, dispelling some of the myths around migrating to a modern digital radio network.

All over the world, organizations continue to use legacy analog radio networks, despite the business and safety benefits afforded by digital radio. Sometimes, that is because of a perception that migrating is a painful process. It doesn’t need to be. Continue Reading

This short demonstration given by Tait Associate Design Engineer Max Choi shows some of the WiFi capabilities offered by UnifyVehicle in action.
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Making Every Journey Matter
Transport agencies are under constant pressure to deliver growth in passenger numbers and ridership, promote greater staff and passenger safety, to develop new and improved services that enhance the customer experience, and to do this using the same or fewer resources. A key component to this is having the right unified communications system in place – one that provides the capacity to handle growing and diverse voice and critical communication needs, integrates and streamlines on board vehicle systems to improve operational efficiency and empowers the workforce, wherever they are, to deliver exceptional levels of customer service. Continue Reading