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Sepura renews partnership with Italian distributor

Digital radio manufacturer Sepura has signed a long-term deal with distributor Sintel Italia, ensuring a continuing pipeline for the company into the Italian market.

According to a statement, as part of the agreement, Sintel Italia will establish a certified service ...

JVC Kenwood completes purchase of 40% stake in Tait Communications

The Tait Foundation announced the completion of the sale of a 40 per cent stake in Tait Communications to JVC Kenwood on 10 December.

The deal was initially announced back in August by JVC Kenwood and Garry Diack, Tait Communications’ chief executive had been ...

Nimans adds Cobra two-way radios to its portfolio

Nimans has become the exclusive UK distributor of a new range of rugged professional and business two-way radios from Cobra (one of the largest consumer radio brands in the US).

The models include the PU880 BG, which is claimed to have a 10km talk range and the PU500 ...

Sepura's new Nordic connection

Sepura has recruited new business development manager Roland Pettersson with the aim, according to the company, of strengthening its presence in the Nordic market.

Speaking of the move, Gary Maughan, Sepura's regional director for Northern Europe, said: “Roland has a ...

Police ICT Airwave contract winners announced

The Police ICT Company has awarded its national Airwave terminal procurement framework contract to radio manufacturers Motorola Solutions and Sepura.

The framework is designed to offer a centrally managed solution which, according to the Police ICT Company, will “free ...

Emergency Services Network testing gets under way

The Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) has started testing Emergency Services Network coverage, using its recently-announced solution ESN Assure.

The first phase of testing is currently taking place across England and Wales, using an initial ...

Both sides claim victory in Motorola Solutions/Hytera patent saga

Several major developments have occurred in the ongoing court battles between Motorola Solutions and Hytera over the latter’s alleged patent infringement in relation to the former’s products.

The latest news comes from Germany, where the Regional Court of Düsseldorf ...

Heathrow upgrades communications management

Heathrow has appointed airport technology specialist SITA to provide support to its communication network. This includes more than 12,000 telephones, 150,000 LAN connections, 1,900 radios and more than 3,500 WLAN access points across its campus.

According to Heathrow, ...

Kenwood provides comms to massive new Turkish airport

On 29 October, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, opened a new $11.7 billion airport outside Istanbul, which will be supported by a Kenwood NEXEDGE second generation trunked radio system, designed and implemented by Avrasya Haberlesme Group, a Kenwood distributor in ...

Budget 2018: what does it mean for telecoms?

Land Mobile looks at the budget’s implications including the additional funding for fibre and R&D, along with the measures that could indirectly stimulate demand for two-way radio.

As part of the government’s strategy to ensure a nationwide full fibre network by 2033 ...

Industry giant’s innovation for hunters and hikers

Motorola Solutions has launched the TALKABOUT T800, a handset combining two-way radio functionality with a mobile app. The device is intended – according to the company – to enable “outdoor enthusiasts the ability to share and track their locations and send messages with fellow ...

Aggregate Industries’ two-way radio headset rollout

Aggregate Industries’ contracting division has introduced two-way radio headsets across all of its sites nationwide as part of the company’s drive to improve health and safety.

Viewed initially by some as too cumbersome or impractical, resistance to using one or ...

Motorola Solutions celebrates its 90th anniversary

Motorola Solutions is celebrating its 90th anniversary today (25 September).

Since this day in 1928, the company has been responsible for some of the key milestones in the communications industry’s history. from automobile radios and the first two-way radios for ...

US military's ‘Molar Mic’

Earlier this month, Sonitus Technologies announced that it has been awarded the second phase of its contract with the US Department of Defense (DOD) to provide the US Air Force with an two-way radio system, ATAC (aka the ‘Molar Mic’, that has miniaturised its microphone and ...



Pennine's polyaryletherketone roll-out

Pennine Radio has provided a Motorola MOTOTRBO Capacity Plus system at polyaryletherketone products manufacturer Victrex’s main plant in Thornton Cleveleys, in Lancashire. The system is integrated with the vendor’s own IP-based control room solution, TRBOnet.


Beta testers wanted for hybrid PoC/DMR handset

The Toughphone Ltd is seeking beta testers with experience of two-way radio and PTT over Cellular (PoC) communications to get hands-on with its new hybrid device, the Defender PTT Crossover, which supports PoC, DMR, dPMR, and analogue.

The handset is intended to allow ...

Industry giant launches MNO-agnostic PTT over cellular

Motorola Solutions has announced the launch of its WAVE two-way radio TLK 100 push to talk-over-cellular system in the United States.

According to the company, the solution – which consists of the device itself, an embedded 4G SIM and software, alongside a ...

PMRExpo contract extended until 2022

PMeV – the body responsible for the PMRExpo concept –, and show organiser EW Medien und Kongresse GmbH, have signed an agreement to continue the event until 2022.

Speaking of the importance of the show, which this year takes place at the end of November in Cologne, a ...

JVC Kenwood to invest in Tait Communications

Company to also launch a broadband solutions business as a top priority and will leverage Tait’s expertise as part of this initiative; Tait expands its UK operations with two new hires

JVC Kenwoood has entered into an agreement for a share acquisition and a capital ...

Pennine’s radio division expects to exceed £4 million in sales

Pennine is expecting sales by its two-way radio division to breach the £4 million barrier this year.

The division’s sales grew by nearly 80 per cent between 2015 and 2016, with trading for the first six months of 2018 up by around 25 per cent compared to the same ...

Home Office’s major police tech investment

The UK government has announced the latest round of Police Transformation Fund awards, pledging to hand out around £100 million to help forces improve their use of digital technology.

According to a statement from the Home Office, up to £70 million of the money will ...

Hytera hit by new copyright infringement claim by Motorola Solutions

In another twist to the long-running legal battle between Motorola Solutions and Hytera, the former has filed a motion to add a claim for copyright infringement to its litigation pending in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against Hytera.

A ...

German court rules in favour of Motorola over Hytera

The Regional Court of Mannheim has ruled in favour of Motorola Solutions, in relation to a patent infringement complaint made against Hytera Mobilfunk in Germany.

According to a statement released by Motorola, the German court determined in the first instance that ...
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