Transport for London (TfL) is one of the largest transport authorities in the world. Tait is a long time communications partner for TfL, recently integrating a Push-To-Talk-over-Cellular solution which was an integral part of an award-winning COVID-19 response.
As organizations mature in security adherence and requirements, there is a gradual shift from focus on security through technology to securing the entire ecosystem. The principle behind this is the idea that ‘the weakest link in the chain determines the strength of the entire chain’. Ashish Dutta, Chief Security Officer at Tait Communications, discusses what goes into delivering robust Information Security solutions to mission critical organizations.
2019 marks 50 years of Tait Communications helping customers stay safe and productive. The company was established in 1969 by Sir Angus Tait, who believed that strong research and a commitment to listening to customers would build a business that stands the test of time. That vision continues as we look forward to the innovations we can bring customers in the future. Today we reflect on some of our favorite stories from 2019.
FirstNet, the First Responder Network Authority, was set-up as an independent entity in the US to provide an interoperable wireless broadband public safety network across the entire US. Does LMR have a place alongside FirstNet? David Lau, Senior Market Analyst at Tait investigates. He concludes that while FirstNet is an important part of the future of Public Safety communications, there will be a place for LMR for many years to come.
We’re very happy to announce the latest issue of Connection Magazine is released! In the much anticipated 9th issue we dive deeper into the future of emergency communications in the US, discover new trends in the fast-paced technology environment, learn about ongoing issues in the mining industry – and much more! Continue Reading
Connection magazine sat down with Tait Manufacturing Engineering Manager Dean Mischewski to discuss how Tait switched to Lead-Free infrastructure assembly. Dean explains the process:
Lead is extremely toxic to humans – prolonged exposure can cause serious problems to your central nervous system, so it isn’t something we want to be handling unnecessarily. Unfortunately, it’s been used in electronic components for years, particularly in solder. So there is wide concern about how much lead the disposal of these devices might... Continue Reading
Despite the digital communications revolution, a significant number of LMR operators continue to specify modern analog radio networks to serve their communities. Many others are successfully operating legacy analog LMR systems that continue to be optimized and fully supported. Beyond their support role, some manufacturers are developing solutions that upgrade the performance of these analog networks, giving existing and new analog operators ongoing value for the life of the network investment. When considering radio network design, acquisition... Continue Reading
Glentel Inc. is one of Canada’s leading telecommunications companies and in 2013, celebrated its 50th year. Their success has not been without significant challenges.
A successful partnership requires three key elements: comprehension, collaboration, and communication. These are not ground-breaking concepts. In fact, they are simple and applicable to any business. But it is how you... Continue Reading