Tait solutions help critical industries around the world operate safely and efficiently. But don’t take it from us – read our clients discussing the benefits of Tait solutions in their own words. Our Client Stories page shares stories from a wide range of organizations, all over the world. Tait has a long history of knowledge and understanding in the industries we serve, so we have experience that we can share with your organization. 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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Leading the pack with the largest DMR Tier 3 systems in the world
Tait continues to expand our global reach of the DMR (Digital Mobile Radio) Tier 3 technology solution with contract signings across the globe.
Alliant Energy (USA), Transport for London (UK), Talquin Electric (USA), Vertel (Australia), and TeamTalk (NZ) have all called on Tait to provide reliable, interoperable, mission critical radio communication systems to support their operations.
The Boxborough Police and Fire Departments look after the City of Boxborough, a small town of about 5,000 people in Massachusetts, USA. They provide 24/7 police and fire coverage with the Police Force providing 13 full-time officers, and the Fire Department 29 firefighters.
“Now we have effective coordination across the whole site, which means a massive improvement in health and safety preparedness.”
Mitch King – Food and Beverage Manager
The Hobbiton Movie Set is one of New Zealand’s must-see tourist attractions, with iconic sets that featured in the Peter Jackson directed The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogy films. Occupying 12 acres in the midst of a working farm, and with over 200 staff members, the set sees up to 3,000 visitors a day in peak season. Fully guided tours take staff and visitors all over the site, often out of range of cellphone coverage.
Source: Hobbiton Movie Set
Tait has over 47 years experience in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing critical communications. In that time, we’ve worked with customers of all shapes in sizes around the globe.
Many of these customers have shared their story on the Tait Clients page. You can view all of these stories yourself and filter by location, industry, or technology.
You may not have time to peruse our extensive list of case studies, however. If you just want a quick overview of who we are and who we serve, then you’ll love this new video:
It briefly introduces Tait as a company, with... Continue Reading
Inspired by the 1974 Commonwealth Games Marathon, the Christchurch Marathon, established in 1981, had been a highlight on the South Island calendar for more than 30 years. However, when a devastating earthquake struck the city in 2011, the marathon was a part of city life that seemed lost for good.
In order to get the popular event back on its feet, organizers called on local firm Outback Communications to ensure the experience and equipment was available to keep communications for the sprawling event coming through loud and clear.
As communications provider,... Continue Reading
With a population of approximately 140,000 people over 5,029 square kilometers, Gippsland Water provides water services to nearly 65,000 properties and wastewater services to around 58,000 properties including the dairy, energy, and pulp and paper industries.
When faced with an upgrade of their 15 year old Tait Communications equipment, they turned to CommSite, their maintenance contractor, to provide them with a solution that would enable them to continue delivering reliable, high-quality water, wastewater and waste recovery services to their domestic... Continue Reading
One of Tait’s largest and longest-standing partners in New Zealand is Auckland-based Skycom, which began nearly 20 years ago after being purchased directly from Sir Angus Tait.
Over the last decade, Skycom has offered repeater network coverage to customers off a single-site system on the iconic Auckland Sky Tower, but last year the company expanded its service with a new Tait DMR Tier 3 network covering the entire Auckland region.
One of the key design features of the new network is that it is managed by a central control component called a Node Controller,... Continue Reading
The City of Lexington is located in the central part of Kentucky and serves a population of 300,000 people. Their airport also services about 500,000 passengers a year.
Both the city and the airport partnered together to upgrade their communication system to an Airbus DS (formerly Cassidian) 800MHz P25 trunked system with 550 Tait TP9155/9160 portable radios and 250 TM9155 mobile radios.
The primary driver for choosing Tait and Airbus DS was their adherence to open-standards. The City of Lexington and the Bluegrass Airport both had bad experiences in the past with proprietary technology. Continue Reading