Tait Communications has been chosen by Transport for London (TfL) to replace the British capital city’s bus radio communications system with a new digital mobile radio system.

The agreement will see Christchurch-headquartered Tait Communications manufacture and replace both the communications infrastructure providing coverage across Greater London and the terminal equipment on London’s fleet of almost 10,000 buses. The contract was signed in London on March 23rd at an event hosted by New Zealand’s High Commissioner, His Excellency the Rt... Continue Reading

Chances are you already know Tait as a trusted, proven supplier of DMR Tier 3 networks and solutions. In fact, we’re a market leader in Tier 3, having been the first to take Tier 3 solutions to market, and from there developing and expanding the capabilities of our DMR platform for both Tier 2 and Tier 3. As a result, the Tait DMR platform gives organizations – small and large – more flexibility, control and freedom of choice for their critical communications solutions.

Whether you’re looking for your first radio network, considering a move to digital, or simply... Continue Reading

It’s hard to believe another year has come and gone, but as we get ready to welcome 2018, we wanted to take a look back at some of our most popular blog posts throughout 2017. We love bringing you valuable, educational, and interesting content, so have a look below at what many of our readers have found most useful over the past year.

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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

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