Tait P25 provides instant and reliable communications that are trusted and used around the globe.  With exceptional audio, safety features, and plenty of migration options, Tait P25 is a secure, future-proof, public safety grade critical communications solution.

This article looks at some of the detail behind each of these areas:

  • Proven Experience – Customer Stories
  • Smarter, Safer working with GPS, GeoFencing, Lone Worker and Man Down
  • Exceptional Audio – Hear important calls in the moments that matter
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FirstNet, the First Responder Network Authority, was set-up as an independent entity in the US to provide an interoperable wireless broadband public safety network across the entire US. Does LMR have a place alongside FirstNet? David Lau, Senior Market Analyst at Tait investigates. He concludes that while FirstNet is an important part of the future of Public Safety communications, there will be a place for LMR for many years to come.

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Tait DMR solutions are compatible with products from vendors that adhere to the popular DMR standard. Tait Communications recently hosted a number of DMR manufacturers and suppliers at the Tait Christchurch campus.  The purpose of the visit was to conduct interoperability (IOP) testing with Tait Tier 3 network infrastructure to the latest standard.  Senior technical representatives from Simoco, Kirisun, Excera, and Motorola carried out the tests and all found that their technology was compatible with the Tait DMR T3 network.

Tait was the first to bring DMR T3 to the... 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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Just four days after commissioning a Tait DMR Tier 3 system in Canterbury, New Zealand, the region was hit by a huge storm. Electricity Ashburton (EA) Networks Network Manager, Brendon Quinn, tells us how Tait and EA Networks worked together to design and implement the Tait DMR Tier 3 solution and how the storm caused him to rethink his position on trunking.

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“Back in 2011, we had a single repeater part way up the mountains so coverage, particularly on the eastern seaboard... Continue Reading

The only interoperability processes that will be effective in an emergency are those that are well known to your users. Expensive patching devices, ISSI (Inter-Sub-System Interfaces) and extra groups or channels in the radios will not help unless your users understand how to take advantage of them.

Keep your processes simple and make sure all your users are well trained.

Do not spend large sums of money on high tech devices when the best solutions may be operational.

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Tait TP9300 DMR Portable Radio

The TP9300 is one of the most advanced portable radios in the market, and now, it is reaching new heights. With the new Quad-Mode functionality, users are now able to switch between four different standards (Analog Conventional, MPT1327, DMR Tier 2 and DMR Tier 3) on any one radio. But that’s just one of the great features we’ve built in, the TP9300 also includes:

  • Tait Tough Mission Critical Build Quality
  • Enhanced Vocoder for Voice Clarity
  • Man Down Emergency
  • Full Interoperability
  • Smooth Network Migration
  • Stun and Revive
  • GPS Technology

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When Jim Wells County, an expansive county in South Texas and home to more than 40,000 citizens, first met us, they faced the threat of an outdated analog radio communications system that was unreliable and endangering the lives of the County’s law enforcement and emergency responders.

We committed to understanding the issues the County faced – a unique geography, limited funds, dated equipment and a tight schedule and delivered a three-site hybrid P25 digital and analog simulcast system. The Tait solution is now helping the County’s 400 law enforcement and emergency response agencies operate more effectively and safely. Continue Reading

We’ve talked about the dangers of getting locked into the wrong P25 solution before. And yet, we still hear about people getting tangled in the proprietary web some vendors weave.

Genuine open standards are non-proprietary, so you are never under the control of one vendor. Choosing open standards will increase your choice of certified vendors and bring down prices, improve technical quality, and avoid the risk of being locked into a sole supplier. Continue Reading

While it’s certainly true that P25 Open Standards make P25 system procurement more competitive, there is still some due diligence you need to apply, to make sure you get the full benefits.

Your “must-comply” criteria might be technical, commercial, legal or financial. For example, you might exclude vendors for:

  • an unacceptable level of technical non-compliance
  • proposed technology that is not P25-compliant
  • equipment that lacks CAP certification
  • proposed solution has not yet been commercially deployed
  • commercial terms and conditions are not compliant with your RFP
  • poor customer references. Continue Reading