Complementing mission-critical communications with commercial submitted broadband technologies

Mission-critical capability lies in trusted, proven products, delivering robust, reliable voice communication to the point of need. Beyond existing capabilities there is an advantage in the use of data to support operations, delivered through both existing products and new solutions. This presentation will cover: Real-world mission-critical data requirements Leveraging current investment in deployed radios Operational […]

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Delivering 21st-century communication platforms for public safety agencies in Australia

Citizens in Australia rely on public safety agencies (PSAs) to protect and serve the Australian nation every day of the year. Communication is critical in enabling better decisions that ultimately save lives. Millions of calls are made to PSAs every year in Australia. Each one of those calls triggers a complete systematic response underpinned by […]

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Deploying a private 5G industrial network – lessons learnt

Australia’s thirst for faster and more reliable networks knows no boundaries. As local network service providers rush to deploy 5G for the nation, policymakers around the world have been busy providing incentives for system integrators and solution providers to innovate and invest in solutions, especially within the enterprise space. Closer to home, the Australian Communications […]

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Digital infrastructure & the ‘Dig-Once’ global initiative

Recognising that connectivity is a fundamental foundation of the digital — and broader — economy, the Dig Once initiative can ensure that this connectivity (both wired and wireless) is delivered in a strategic way. In 2019–20, Transport for London (TfL), in partnership with the Greater London Authority (GLA), saved 1600 days of disruption through the […]

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How location-based services assist with emergency response and incident management

This presentation will look at how Fire & Rescue NSW has integrated location-based services in all aspects of their incident management, from call taking and dispatch to firefighter safety at the incident, as well as the new and emerging technologies being investigated to take this capability into the next phase.

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Public Safety Network NZ – The agencies journey so far …

The Next Generation Critical Communications (NGCC) lead entity, working with New Zealand emergency services agencies, has been tasked to deliver modern and secure critical voice, data and messaging capability to the Ambulance, Fire and Police agencies of NZ. Neal Richardson will explain how the NGCC program team met major milestones and technology decisions for the […]

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Public Safety Network NZ – paving the way for next gen critical comms

The Next Generation Critical Communications (NGCC) lead entity, working with New Zealand emergency services agencies, has been tasked to deliver modern and secure critical voice, data and messaging capability to the Ambulance, Fire and Police agencies of NZ. Over the past 24 months NGCC has achieved a number of major milestones towards the delivery of […]

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The New Frontier: how space-enabled technology will drive critical comms and 5G innovation

Innovation in critical communications and 5G technology is set for an intergalactic boost, as space-enabled technologies and services make a huge impact on sectors like defence, agriculture, mining and transportation. Resilient satellite communications — coupled with high-performance compute, machine learning and data analytics — will open new opportunities for public- and private-sector operators. Whether it […]

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ACMA Regulatory Update

A large number of changes were made to the Radiocommunications Reform & Modernisation Act in June 2021. This presentation will explain these changes and look at how ACMA is planning to implement them through regulatory changes.

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