By James Kyd, Chief Marketing Officer, Tait Communications

I recently spoke at the NZ Hi-Tech Awards (#htanz) conference about how we are using and discovering the value of social media as a mechanism to interact with our clients. We are focused on generating discussions and sharing ideas on social media while ensuring we respond promptly to product information requests and concerns.

Why do we do this? Because it’s on 24/7, it provides highly accessible channels for our global audience and we believe in providing easy access to Tait for new user... Continue Reading

Critical Communications has become increasingly complex. It’s no longer just about Land Mobile Radio, organizations must also consider LTE, cellular, IP, and more. At Tait, we have over 40 years of experience working in Critical Communications.

In this video, Judd Cain, EVP of Global Services, explains why Tait made the decision to begin offering Managed Services to our clients. Learn how our experienced team can provide a managed services offering that will simplify, optimize, and maximize your critical communications system and ensure your organization is more than prepared for the future. Continue Reading

Public safety agencies across North America choose Tait’s P25 Simulcast solutions – here’s why:

  • 40% increase in cross-county coverage + digital encryption to foil drug gangs’ scanners
  • Narrowband compliant and digital ready + 50% cross-county coverage increase
  • Multi-agency secure solution with 90%+ coverage and 100% redudnancy
  • Dead spots deleted and communities safer in a shared solution for the City and State Continue Reading

Tait MPT 1327 system meets utility’s needs.

Photos courtesy: Rappahannock Electric Cooperative

Faced with frequency squeeze, a federal agency deadline and communications kit from the 80s, Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) formed a co-operative with four other Virginia state rural utilities to find an end-to-end solution for their narrow banding issues.

The answer: a Tait 220 MHz MPT 1327 radio system with IP backhaul.

REC now serves about 157,000 members with more than 16,000 miles of line in more than 22 counties and, in the aftermath of winter snow storm ‘Saturn’, managed over 40,000 radio calls during six days.

Read more to find out how. Continue Reading

A look back on 25 years of commissioning MPT Trunked networks around the world.
By Jason Cox, Senior System Manager, Tait Communications.

My first real commissioning trip was to China in the early 90s. We were providing MPT 1327 networks to the Gong An (Chinese Civil Police). The first Tait MPT networks used an EPROM (Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory) to store all of the programmable parameters and firmware.

These EPROMs needed special programmers to program them, and they needed to be reprogrammed every time you made a change. Luckily, EPROMs were erasable. Unluckily, though, it took... Continue Reading

Installing a critical communications system requires many different experts. In this new video, we’d like to introduce you to some of them here at Tait Communications.

The first person you’ll meet is Craig Johnson, an account manager. When you partner with Tait to meet your communication needs, you’ll work directly with someone like Craig. He’s your direct point of contact at every step of the journey — from RFP through to project completion, and well beyond.

He’ll always be just a phone-call away, and he’ll personally make sure you get the best possible solution to meet your... Continue Reading