How the ‘mobile first’ perspective is changing how we equip first responders

With the ability of public safety to now truly leverage broadband wireless mission-critical communications, the current dynamic mobile communications technology landscape is shifting the public safety market from a focus on large, fixed infrastructure projects to a mobile first approach. This shift recognises the mobile nature of the public safety workforce and the need for […]

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How will New Zealanders stay connected in the future

More information to come Richard Adams – Channel Delivery Manager, Spark New Zealand Steven Lawrence – Tribe Lead, Infrastructure, Spark New Zealand

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TVNZ’s role in delivering critical communications

TVNZ plays a vital role in delivering critical communications to all New Zealanders. As part of our mandate, we keep our viewers informed in times of crisis. We provide accurate information and rapidly disseminate it across our platforms and channels. To execute this, we’ve put more resources into our broadcast operations, building systems, backup sites […]

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Impact and readiness of critical communication services for New Zealand

The following presentation takes a look at the current status of New Zealand’s critical communications services, with reference to: Investments made in New Zealand’s communications infrastructure Availability of commercial network coverage What are the essential and critical communications services The difference between mission-critical vs consumer, cellular services. Design considerations for mission-critical services Industry standards, challenges […]

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LTE public safety deployables — standalone and coverage extension approaches

This presentation will provide an update of the UK Emergency Services Network (ESN), plus other LTE public safety initiatives globally. Specific geographic opportunities and challenges imposed by New Zealand’s terrain, along with use cases, will be discussed including the enablement of first responders to extend the macro coverage or instantly deploy an ad hoc network […]

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Remote site coverage solutions for mission-critical operations

This presentation will cover: The requirement to support the NSWTA CCEP Project — ruggedised communications shelter solutions with hybrid power supply The situations and challenges — cases faced The solutions — solutions employed The reality of delivery and lessons learned — design, construction and MACs Future innovation to support PSMB  LTE, edge compute Mark Saloyedoff […]

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The next decade of satellite communication

There are two emerging trends setting the pace for the satellite industry. Satellite is becoming a global provider of home internet access. With the anticipated increase in expenditure and the associated number of satellites being deployed, there will be significant increases in capacity available across the globe, which is expected to drive down the cost […]

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Correctly project engineering a radio network

It is 2020, there appears to be a serious absence of understanding on the various roles and responsibilities within a project, especially in delivering radio networks. The remarkable paradox is that clients’ inability to untangle subjective schemas from objective reality, and their inability to accurately assume or understand, in an attempt to save time and […]

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Bridging the digital divide with fixed wireless technologies. Impact of emerging wireless landscape — 5G and Wi-Fi 6

This presentation will cover next Wi-Fi 6 (11AX), 60 GHz Fixed and 28 GHz Fixed 5G solutions for 2020, plus recent case studies using high capacity MU-MIMO and massive MU-MIMO fixed wireless for high-speed fixed wireless. Roy Wittert — Regional Sales Director, Aus, NZ and Pacific Islands, Cambium Networks

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Digital land mobile radio and mobile broadband landscape — key information for evolving critical wireless communications

Sharing the latest industry trends and progress of international standardisation efforts. A year is becoming a long time in critical communications. Much has happened around the critical communications world in the past 18 months, including product developments to 3GPP releases for critical broadband technologies for public safety and other mission-critical users by a number of […]

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