It was a busy, engaging few days for Tait at Comms Connect in Melbourne from November 22-23rd. The Tait team was full speed ahead with a steady stream of visitors eager to see and hear about our exciting solutions on show.

A highlight was the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) ultra-light tanker on display. Tait partnered with DELWP to install Tait UnifyVehicle, and the live demos proved a popular display with high interaction. UnifyVehicle drew so much interest that often there were queues waiting to see the capabilities and benefits offered by... Continue Reading

Australasia’s plantation forestry sector is proof that remote work sites are no impediment to use of cutting-edge, data-heavy management tools.

Representatives of Tait Communications and several of its New Zealand dealers attended the Forest Industry Engineering Association’s technology conference, ForestTECH 17 in Rotorua on 15-16 November (a sister conference followed in Melbourne 21-22 November). The FIEA’s objective is to improve the performance and productive capability of forestry and wood product companies in the region.

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Tait Endorsed Technology partner Omnitronics has announced that it’s been chosen by Vertel to supply local Australian government council the City of Bayswater with its latest dispatching application RediTALK-Flex. Tait Solution Partner Vertel operate a Tait DMR Tier 3 network with 50 sites around Australia.

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The Tait Analog Simulcast over IP (AS-IP) solution is quickly growing in popularity among public safety agencies as an alternative to P25. For instance, Matthew Gay, the Maintenance Manager for the Madison County Fire Department, described it this way, “We believe we got the absolute best system we could get, and it was inexpensive. I don’t mean we got the best system for the money we had; I mean we got the best that we could get. And it was inexpensive.

There are several reasons for the growing popularity of the AS-IP solution. In this video, we’ll discuss the... Continue Reading

Did you know that Tait was founded in 1969 in Christchurch, New Zealand? Over the years we’ve grown into an international business with offices and customers all over the globe.

Although we love it when customers come to visit us and we can give them a full tour, we recognize that not everyone can make it to New Zealand. Because of that, we created this short video tour of our Christchurch campus. Whether you’ve known us for years or this is your first time hearing about us, we wanted to spend some time telling the story of who we are, how we started, and why we do what we do.

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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

For years, you’ve heard about how our rugged radios are built Tait Tough. We know our customers depend on our radios, and so we constantly seek out ways to ensure they are as robust and reliable as possible. Today, we get to introduce you to the Tait Mechanical team, who maintain a sharp focus on building the Tait Tough philosophy into all of our products.

This video provides some insight into how the Mechanical team approach product development at Tait:

The process involves several steps. First, Mechanical works within multidisciplinary teams throughout the product development... Continue Reading

Tait attended the European Utilities Telecom Council (EUTC) Conference in Lisbon last week, where 120 Delegates traveled from all over Europe to discuss how Telecommunications empower digital utilities. With over 40 years in this sector, it was a great opportunity to share our experience managing utilities projects all over the world and demonstrate our product range. Continue Reading

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

A lightning strike, damaged infrastructure, and an injured workmate. See how a team spread across multiple locations works to respond to these various scenarios, collaborating by using a mix of voice and data across radio, WiFi, and cellular technologies. Explore the ways Tait expertise is Unifying Critical Communications in this interactive customer scenario animation. Continue Reading