One of the biggest movers and shakers in the Unified Critical Communications space is LTE. The broadband data capabilities could change the game, but will LTE ever replace LMR? Can First Responders rely on LTE to support their communications during emergencies or major events? Who is guiding the development of LTE? What’s the difference between Public and Private LTE? Continue Reading

Rainer Grob is an engineer and owner of Nova Funk Engineering AG, mobile comms specialists in Lucerne, Switzerland. He talks to Connection Magazine about the changes he has seen over his career, and Switzerland’s unique communications environment.

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Trying to decide which forms of wireless communication are right for your organization?  In the second lesson of Introduction to Unified Critical Communications, we look at the pros and cons of LMR, WiFi, Satellite, and LTE. Continue Reading

The Tait Radio Academy is a free training resource, providing foundational education on a wide range of critical communications topics.  From basic radio awareness to Industrial Control Systems, there is a range of material for people in both technical and non-technical roles.

Communications have never been more important than they are today.  Businesses, public safety, utilities, and other enterprises rely on communications being available all the time.  Historically, this simply meant having a reliable Radio Network.  People could communicate with voice, and that was enough.  But not anymore. Continue Reading

If your team works from a vehicle fleet, they likely have all the communication tools they need – when they’re in their vehicles. But what about when they need to roam and work around the vehicle? Does exiting their vehicle represent a loss of comms, productivity or safety? Tait Unified Vehicle has a companion Remote App that can extend your vehicle radio function to your Smartphone, via WiFi connection. Tait Design Engineer Max Choi demonstrates some of the possibilities in this great video.
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Tait is proud to support Fire and Emergency response teams all over the world. These everyday heroes risk their lives to keep their communities safe and secure. In this video, a range of our Fire and Emergency clients describe in their own words the impact Tait critical communications networks have on their operations.

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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