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The art of persuasion

Two-way radio distributors and dealers need to persuade customers that their business is the one to work with, so a well-conceived marketing strategy is all-important, as James Atkinson finds out

No-one in the two-way radio industry has marketing budgets like ...

Spreading far and wide

Andy Wilson, Syndico’s managing director, tells Sam Fenwick the story of how his distribution company came to be, the challenges it faced, and its recent foray into France

Looking back, it seems hard to believe that Syndico has been up and running only since May ...

Putting it all together

(Advertorial) Huawei’s recently launched eLTE MCCS solution offers public safety organisations an end-to-end package that allows them to reap the operational benefits unlocked by multimedia and big data, without compromising on mission-critical voice and with easy migration from ...

The data must flow

The connected factory holds much promise for manufacturers, but if its full potential is to be realised, a raft of practical issues need to be considered and resolved, as Sam Fenwick discovers

Steve Johnson, Ruckus’s regional director, Northern Europe, sets the scene: ...

Expertise and innovation

(Advertorial) Sam Fenwick asks Daniel Scotney at Motorola Solutions what is the best solution for business customers who need critical communications for their mobile workers

You joined Motorola Solutions at the start of this year. Tell me about your new roleIn ...

Making it easy

(Advertorial) Airsys has been busy over the past few months, making sure that its overall offering addresses all the needs of its partners, while eliminating or reducing many of their day-to-day issues.

Within the two-way radio market a reseller’s priority is to ...

Three years of synchronised distribution

(Advertorial) Syndico’s managing director, Andrew Wilson, reflects on the company’s recent achievements, current position and future aspirations

Syndico Distribution Ltd recently celebrated its third birthday by claiming Hytera’s Distributor of the Year award for ...

Keeping the wheels turning

(Advertorial) Whether your requirement is for wide area communications or in-building lone worker protection, TASSTA has you covered

Three of the industries that are most in need of wide area coverage are public transport road haulage and parcel delivery. Kaveh ...

Radio systems made simple with Hytera

(Advertisement feature) Hytera's DMR two-way radio portfolio offers a solution for the smallest communications network right up to countrywide systems and everything in between

Finding the right two-way radio communications solution might seem like a slightly ...

On top of the world

(Advertisement feature) SFL Mobile Radio has helped the Galway Mountain Rescue Team scale new heights in essential communications that can be the difference between life and death.

With a primary response area spanning more than 700 sq miles, including some of ...

Making it simple

(Advertisement feature) The sheer volume of PMR equipment ordered by today’s resellers means that the process has to be fast, simple, secure and available 24 hours a day. Airsys’s new online store meets all of these requirements

No one works in a vacuum – our ...

Switching at scale

Over in the US, Alliant Energy recently completed its transition to DMR Tier III. Sam Fenwick hears from those involved in the project about its delivery and their tips for other utilities

Imagine your radio system covers 54,000 square miles and is instrumental to ...

All together now

Philip Mason takes a trip to Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service to discover how its new, fully digital comms-enabled mobile command unit is helping to unify response to major incidents

UK emergency services are currently going through unprecedented levels of ...

Digital underground

Philip Mason digs into the communications technology currently being used by mining companies to maximise profits and keep their workers safe.

While perhaps not regarded as ‘mission critical’ in the same way as more public-facing sectors such as community safety or ...

Spectrum: learning to share

Spectrum’s growing scarcity has led to increased interest in both database-managed services and the use of unlicensed spectrum. Sam Fenwick looks at the current state of play

Spectrum is like land in the world of real estate: everyone wants it, but nobody can make ...

Freedom from vendor lock-in

(Advertisement feature) Over the past five years, TASSTA and its partners have worked hard to allow users to expand their radio systems’ range of features and enable them to look beyond a single hardware vendor

If you’re constantly looking to get the most from an ...

Two-way radio adds value in hospitality

The hospitality sector has simple radio requirements – but emerging, innovative applications are helping firms to compete. Kate O’Flaherty has the details

Websites such as TripAdvisor are putting pressure on the hospitality industry to offer an unrivalled customer ...

In the market for... two-way radio

Two-way radio systems have been around a long time, but there are still plenty of pitfalls for the unwary when purchasing new equipment, as James Atkinson reveals

Two-way mobile radio systems are an expensive and often business-critical investment, so it pays to think ...

Looking back at 2017: So long and thanks for all the tech

As another year draws to an end, Sam Fenwick hears from figures across the wireless comms industry about the trends they have seen in 2017 and their predictions for 2018

Trying to look back on a year can be difficult, as our industry is one of incremental changes and ...

Modest little heroes

Brian Back, Radio Data Networks’ founder and managing director, talks to Sam Fenwick about the water industry’s use of wireless sensors for real-time command and control

Speaking to Brian Back, the founder of Radio Data Networks – a radio telemetry/mission-critical ...

A fitting end to an eventful year

Sam Fenwick reports from PMRExpo, the recent Ofcom BRIG meeting and FCS Business Radio 2017

PMRExpo certainly didn’t disappoint, with both its conference and exhibition (pictured right) giving some valuable insights into the biggest trends in the PMR market.Tony Gray, ...

Investing for the future

(Advertisement feature) These are changing times for the UK’s two-way radio industry, with Brexit looming large on the horizon. Refusing to take the easy “wait and see” approach, Airsys has been investing heavily in all areas of its business to help support its partners through ...

Analogue radios in an IP World

(Advertisement feature) TC Communications discusses how leased line users affected by ageing copper networks can embrace the new world of IP without any loss of audio quality

Radio communication networks have long relied on copper lines for infrastructure, but as the ...

Fast and easy radio programming over Wi-Fi

(Advertisement feature) Programming over Wi-Fi has made managing Mike Weaver Communications’ fleet of two-way radios faster and easier

Motorola Solutions’ RM2 programming software now enables MOTOTRBO radios to be programmed via Wi-Fi and its speed and convenience has ...

The direct approach

John Swarbrick, founder and CEO of Andromeda, a company focusing on LTE devices and PTT over Cellular (PoC), speaks to Sam Fenwick about the organisation’s development of a PoC device with direct mode

Five years ago, John Swarbrick had a potentially life or death ...
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