As first responders look toward Long Term Evolution (LTE) broadband, converged devices can be the catalyst to accelerate adoption of new data-centric capabilities, while still ensuring users have reliable voice communications. Broadband technologies are key elements of future mission critical communications, so for mission critical organizations, that means starting the adoption process in the near future. Michelle Johnson, Director of LTE Advocacy and Business Development at Harris Corporation, takes a closer look.
The Lakes Region Mutual Fire Aid Association is a regional Fire and EMS Dispatch Centre in Laconia, New Hampshire, USA. They have selected a Tait solution to enhance the reliability and efficiency of their communications – an US$860,000 project taking place this year.
Successful Law Enforcement requires clear, reliable voice and data communications, with the capability to securely interoperate with adjacent agencies. Tait is proud to support Law Enforcement operations around the world in keeping our communities safe. In this video, several of our clients describe in their own words the impact Tait critical communications networks have on their lives.
Geoff Waterhouse, Program Director for Health Infrastructure at NSW Ambulances, has a successful track record of delivering large-scale and complex programs. He is currently overseeing the implementation of a massive telecommunications upgrade program within NSW Ambulance. He shares some insights into current and future trends in emergency medical communications. Continue Reading
Richard Russell, Business Development Tait EMEA, speaks about some of the challenges fire rescue services face with legacy communications and discusses potential solutions.
Fire rescue services have a growing emphasis on limited budgets, resulting in a need to achieve greater efficiencies – do more with less. This may sound familiar but are these perceived cost cuttings and procurement decisions actually delivering best value?
This white paper from Tait Communications focuses on recent responses to disasters around the world. It details the courageous work of first responders and their supporting teams, despite the dangerous circumstances they face. Less technology focused than our typical white papers, this piece really demonstrates the dedication of these people and communities, as well as the positive contribution that critical communications can have when disaster strikes.
Every day, disasters threaten lives, homes, and property around the world. Hurricanes,... Continue Reading
Sir Angus Tait, our company founder has always believed that we are here to ‘build lasting benefits for our clients and the communities in which we operate. Supporting events to group and organizations who are dedicated to ensuring safer and more resilient communities is one of the ways in which we could give something back to the community.
Throughout 2016 Tait is proud to support as sponsor the following community initiatives:
AFAC 2016 Brisbane, 30 August – 2 September
- Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authorities Council Conference #AFAC16
- Emergency... Continue Reading
Harris Corporation and Tait Communications signed an exclusive agreement for Harris to become Tait’s exclusive distributor of P25 and DMR solutions in North America that covers 250 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.
What does this mean for our customers?
“For prospective customers, it means a much more complete and comprehensive portfolio as it combines Harris’ Public Safety and Professional Communications PSPC) business and Tait’s product lines, dealer networks and direct sales capabilities” says Tait CEO Garry Diack.
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We asked a number of our customers the main issues and challenges they faced that made them want to upgrade their communications platform. Below are the results of the research. As you can see, the ‘antiquated system that need to be replaced’ at 79% ranks highest in what triggers an organisation to review and look into their communications requirements.
What about you? What are the reasons you want to upgrade your critical communications system?
Madison County Fire had issues with redundancy and coverage. Since they provide fire protection to the entire county and also manage first responder calls for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and other organizations, their network had to be reliable. A solution has to be found.
Madison County Fire provides protection to the Tennessee county that covers 540 square miles. Part of their responsibility also included managing the first responder calls for EMS and other organizations. In the last year, they ran about 1200 calls and... Continue Reading