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Emergency Communications stories

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The departure of Sparks cybersecurity leader Josh Bahlman
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
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customer service
Josh Bahlman, esteemed leader of Spark New Zealand's Cyber Defence and Technology Architecture teams, has resigned after a significant ten-year tenure.
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Hourua partners with TCCA improving NZ emergency communications
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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nz
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police
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spark
NZ's Hourua, a joint venture by Spark and One NZ, partners with global group TCCA to enhance emergency services' communications through robust multi-network cellular solutions.
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Kacific launches emergency connectivity offering, CommsBox
Thu, 5th May 2022
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dr
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cloud services
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broadband
Kacific has announced the release of a new emergency connectivity offering designed to rapidly provide broadband service in emergency or disaster zones.
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Motorola to launch smart, rugged personal radio
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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bluetooth
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radio
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motorola solutions
The MXP600 TETRA radio includes intelligent mic and speaker management for noisy environments and a connected app for flexible comms.
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Vertel partners with Beaconsim to aid AUS emergency services
Fri, 21st Jun 2019
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radio
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emergency services
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emergency communications
Vertel and Beaconsim are partnering to bring advanced radio command and control simulators and communications training to Australia's emergency services.
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Could an iPhone save your life?
Mon, 9th Apr 2018
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apple
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smartphones
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technology gifts
The ECLI service provides emergency services with the probable location of a caller when they dial 111 from a mobile phone.
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How one Dutch company created Civil Defence's emergency alert system
Thu, 15th Feb 2018
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telco
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civil defence
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emergency communications
Dutch company one2many has been chosen by the Ministry of Civil Defence - Emergency Management as its provider of a national Wireless Emergency Alert System.
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Technology can help schools communicate in an emergency
Thu, 1st Jun 2017
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sms
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whispir
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mobile apps
Technology can help educators meet standard operating procedures swiftly and effectively, cutting down response times.
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Government to develop 111 emergency app
Thu, 18th Jun 2015
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apps
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emergency services
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nz government
An emergency 111 smartphone app is being developed in a joint venture between the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and the NZ Police.