The New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS) has 436 fire stations and 800 appliances throughout the country. It employs more than 1,600 firefighters with an additional 8,400 volunteer and part-time firefighters.
Cochise is the fourth largest county in Arizona, spanning 6200 sq miles and including a land border with Mexico. The Border Alliance Group (BAG) is among the US Governmental agencies that need a reliable radio communications network to prevent international drug trafficking between the USA and Mexico.
Augusta Public Safety Dispatch services Fire, Police and Emergency Medical Services. Augusta has mutual aid with neighboring communities and shares one of three sites with Maine State Police.
Carroll County is located in the state of Tennessee, USA. Covering an area of over 600 square miles, it has a population of over 28,000 people.
Botetourt County is an outdoor paradise – with the 4,000 ft Blue Ridge Mountains in the east and national forests making up 22 percent of the County. The same environment that attracts people to the area makes it a demanding place to provide radio communications.
The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) serves communities through dedicated volunteers delivering professional fire and rescue services to outer metropolitan, regional and rural South Australia.
Ambulance New Zealand incorporates the membership of nine land ambulance services and a number of air ambulance operators throughout New Zealand.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water, and Planning (DELWP) is a Victorian Government department focused on protecting the environment including public and private land, and water for the people of the state of Victoria, and managing the State's natural resources. DELWP provides responsive services to emergencies such as fires and floods.
From the ground up, Airservices Australia (Airservices) does it all; from providing safe and environmentally sound air traffic control management to airside services for the nation’s busiest airports.
Aviation Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) is one of Airservices’ most important roles and is one of the world’s largest providers of ARFF services.
St John Ambulance Western Australia (St John) is the preeminent provider of pre-hospital care in Western Australia (WA). St John employs over 1,500 staff and activities are delivered with the support of over 4,500 volunteers, across the state's 965,255 square miles (2.5 million square kilometers) – the largest area in the world covered by a single ambulance service.
The City of Balch Springs is just outside of Dallas, Texas and they service a 9-square mile area. The Fire Department has 32 staff members and respond to fire calls, MVAs, motor vehicle accidents, and other similar calls.
The county implemented a three-site, two-channel hybrid TaitNet QS2 Simulcast / P25 Simulcast VHF network to provide interoperable, critical communications for agencies including the Sheriff’s Department, State Troopers, Police, Fire and EMS.
New Zealand Land Search and Rescue (LandSAR), with approximately 3,500 trained volunteers, is the national volunteer organization assisting the Police and public in suburban/urban and wilderness/rural search and rescue operations.
The City of Concord lies within the bustling Charlotte Metropolitan Area and is well known for its rich motorsport culture, political conventions and large tourist attractions.
With some 29.1 million people per year using both the international and domestic terminals, Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (SACL) is responsible for managing Australia’s busiest airport.
Radio forms an integral part of these operations by connecting a vast range of personnel within the organization, from SACL airfield operations and security personnel, to baggage handlers and coordination staff.
Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world’s largest volunteer-based fire and emergency services organizations. With approximately 58,000 members — made up of more than 56,000 volunteers, 1,800 career firefighters, community educators and support personnel — CFA helps to protect 3.3 million citizens and more than one million homes and properties across the Australian state of Victoria.
The Heart of Texas Council of Governments (HOTCOG) is a regional, voluntary association of local governments and elected officials who work together to solve mutual problems and plan for the future of a six-county region in Central Texas.
"We needed to replace a failing system with one that was going to be reliable and would work in all areas of the town, and just to not lose communication and not sacrifice firefighter safety."
New South Wales State Emergency Service (NSW SES) is an emergency response service made up of approximately 10,000 volunteers, with 228 units throughout the state of New South Wales in Australia. Flood, storm and tsunami operations are the Service’s major responsibilities, with volunteers responding to over 15,700 storm-related call-outs during 2009–10.
Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia bring together the Fire and Rescue Service, Bush Fire Service, State Emergency Service, Volunteer Marine Rescue Services, Emergency Management Services, Community Safety Services. It has 30,000 emergency service volunteers and 900 career fire fighters.
Madison County, Tennessee, USA, provides fire protection that covers 540 square miles. They also manage first-responder calls for EMS and other organizations.
Tait Communications, has won a contract to upgrade the communications system for emergency services in Otsego County, New York.
Tait provided a P25 digital radio solution for the City of San Luis Obispo for use by police, fire and utility departments achieving 98.5% city-wide coverage.
Fire and Police services in four Southern Idaho counties - Lincoln, Gooding, Jerome and Twin Falls - needed to improve communications and reduce costs by consolidating to a single despatch system. Radio users are spread across a wide area.
The Bismarck/Mandan Metropolitan Statistical Area, ND, comprises the City of Bismarck,City of Mandan, Burleigh County and Morton County, with a total population 110,000. The population is steadily growing due to a booming oil industry and a strong robust local economy.
Oneida County is located in the US State of Wisconsin and has a total area of 1,236 square miles (3,201 square kilometers). The main users of the radio system are from the Oneida County Law Enforcement centre which incorporates the Sheriff’s office and 911 dispatch centre; however other agencies, including volunteer fire, communicate on the system.
The Civil Air Patrol is the civilian auxiliary of the United States Air Force with more than 60,000 volunteer members that train for, and carry out disaster relief, and search and rescue missions throughout the USA.
Tait 9400 portables and mobiles now operate seamlessly on the MSWIN system, a P25 700-800MHz trunked system that allows the County to communicate with 27 agencies statewide including the 14 fire and five police departments under Panola County dispatch.
The upgrade to P25 digital will provide improved coverage, audio quality, spectral efficiency, enhanced network management and monitoring capabilities, and is in line with the NSW Telco Authority's goal of standardizing NSW agencies on P25 digital infrastructure for mission-critical voice.
The new four-site, seven-channel network will be designed to provide seamless citywide communications coverage for fire, municipal enforcement and public works with the capability to support other departments in the future.
Tait supports the P25 standards and works with the best technology and local partners to provide a complete solution that offers long-term stability to a customer.
Designed for interoperability, the Tait solution will enable the County’s 13 fire departments, three ambulance services, three police departments and the Howell County Sheriff’s Office to reuse their current radios and pagers, saving the County money in equipment and training.
Armidale Dumaresq Council is situated in the heart of the New England Tablelands in NSW, Australia, which has a population of approximately 25,000 people. The council is made up of three operational divisions: business and corporate administration, public infrastructure, and sustainable planning and living. The council is responsible for utility services including water, sewerage and waste, and maintenance of their road network.
The eight car parking buildings each have a programmable logic controller (PLC) and a TM8105 equipped with high speed data. The PLCs monitor gate openings and closings to the buildings, allowing car parking building operators to view the open/close status of any building and their occupancy rates.
The upgraded SMR network offers increased functionality, greater security, and improved voice quality and channel capacity.
Tait, together with Pagex Communications, established a Biscom wide area trunked radio network in the Cairns region, from which Cairns City Council rents airtime.
Tait exclusive dealer Communications Specialists designed a radio communications system using TB7100 base stations, based at four sites: Seacliff, Mihiwaka, Rotary Park and Saddle Hill.
The Police in the Eastern Caribbean country of Grenada were left without communication after a natural disaster in 2004.
"The system was the ‘full P25 meal deal’ with P25 encrypted radios, P25 Dual Body, dual mode radios, P25 Trunked Simulcast, Linear Simulcast Modulation (LSM), Network Management and integration with dispatch consoles."
The South African Police Services (SAPS) is the national police force and the principal law-enforcement agency of the Republic of South Africa. The SAPS has more than 190,000 staff and is responsible for many public services throughout the country, including crime prevention, response services, intelligence, security and detective services.
Tait Communications created a multi-vendor, open-standard, interoperable communications network for the City of Lexington and Blue Grass Airport.
In Sonoma County, California, 400 staff from three law enforcement agencies were operating a TaitNet QS2 Simulcast system. When the Russia River basin in Sonoma Country flooded during a storm, local emergency services urgently required additional channel capacity for their radio communications.
The São Paulo Military Police (SPMP) is the largest police force in Brazil and one of the largest in the world, employing over 138,000 personnel. SPMP comprises more than 28,000 radio users across the state of São Paulo.
The Police Nationale Congolaise is the national police force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) – the third largest country in Africa.
The New Zealand Police (NZP) employs more than 10,000 staff around the country and has three Command and Control communication centers nationwide, located in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, which provide dispatch control services to the New Zealand Police and New Zealand Fire for frontline officers.
The New Zealand Police (NZP) employs more than 10,000 staff around the country and uses a variety of vehicle types to police across a huge land area with different types of terrain.
The city of Meriden's population of 58,000 is served by 120 Police Officers. The city needed a mission-critical solution that would improve Officer safety, improve coverage challenges and provide a future proof path to connect with the state-wide network.
The 10-site VHF simulcast solution provides the county with a network that will meet the 2013 narrowbanding mandates and offer a migration path to future technology.
Marathon County has switched to TaitNet P25 digital and TaitNet QS2 networks, to provide critical communications for the 911 dispatch center, emergency medical services, sheriff, police and fire departments.
The complexity of large communications purchases is reduced when working with an end-to-end solution provider like Tait.
Tait's suite of P25 products connects the City of Grand Forks, the County of Grand Forks, both in eastern North Dakota, and Polk County in northwestern Minnesota with all solutions being fully P25 compliant and digital, analog and mixed mode capable.
The Military Police, responsible for policing and public order across Paraná’s 77,000 square miles of state territory, will use highly secure encrypted Tait TM9155 mobile radios in their vehicles for policing operations, mainly in the capital of Curitiba.
For Desi Calzada of the City of Hayward Police, their Tait system has been "bulletproof" even in heavily built-up urban areas and has taken a load off the shoulders of all staff.
The Metro-Interoperability Communication System (MICS) from Tait combines three different frequency bands, allowing all public safety agencies in the Polk County area to access one centralized system compatible with their existing radio system.
Tait now accounts for 95% of subscriber units used by the 30,000-strong PMPE, allowing a larger number of frontline officers to communicate clearly and carry out their work in greater safety.
The Vietnam Ministry of Public Security (VMOPS) have chosen a Tait DMR Tier 3 trunked digital radio network for their Traffic Police pilot project.
Stanislaus County and the City of Modesto have selected the Tait 9400 core P25 Phase 2 TDMA-capable network as part of a multi-phase regional interoperable communications project.
Cerrejón carries out a full range of mining activities - encompassing the exploration, production, transportation and shipment of high grade thermal coal. They produce circa 22 million metric tons of coal per year and have been operating for almost 30 years.
Minerva Mine is a A$68 million, 12 year, project to extract coal from a three to four kilometer area. The mine will eventually produce 2.5 million tonnes of coal per year for export. Sandhurst Mining expects to have 80 permanent staff on-site, working a 24-hour a day, six-day-a week roster.
Newcrest Lihir Gold Mine is a tropical open-cast mine in Papua New Guinea, operated by Newcrest Mining Ltd., one of the world's largest gold mining companies. Newcrest operates mines in four countries with a global workforce of over 16,000. Lihir Mine opened in 1996 and is one of the 15 largest gold mines in the world.
Petrobras is one of the world's leading oil companies and the largest company in Brazil. It is the dominant player in the Brazilian market, responsible for all hydrocarbon activities in the country, and is the third largest industrial company in Latin America.
The Bengalla Mining Company required an upgrade of their radio communication system. The previous system created a number of frustrations for the mine’s growing operations, the most prominent being communication black spots.
A major international oil company has a network of oil wells and a large processing plant deep in the Colombian jungle, together with a pipeline to the coast.
Anglo American's Capcoal operates one underground mines (Grasstree), two open-cut mines (Lake Lindsay and Oak Park) and additional surface operations across the original Capcoal German Creek and German Creek-East sites, in the heart of the Bowen Basin in Central Queensland, Australia.
Located in the industrial coastal town of Sohar, the Oman Polypropylene Plant (OPP) owns and operates a world class plant that manufactures 340,000 metric tonnes of polypropylene per year.
OPP's shareholders include the Oman Oil Company, the LG International Corporation and Gulf Investment Corporation.
Australia’s Loy Yang Power owns and operates the 2,200 megawatt Loy Yang power station and the adjacent Loy Yang coal mine in Victoria. The company supplies approximately one third of the state of Victoria’s power requirements, or 10 percent of total power generation for the south-eastern seaboard states.
Global critical communications company Tait Communications has commissioned a new radio system for Indonesian oil exploration operations on the coast of Borneo.
The interoperability of Tait's radio communications system with the existing DoD combat radio system means troops training on the ranges do not have to carry additional radios to be on the safety net.
Tait has supplied radio communications systems for a number of national security organizations around the world.
The project includes 5000 secure digital portable radios, over 1500 mobiles - deployed in vehicles, as fixed stations and man-portable tactical deployable radios - alongside secure digital infrastructure.
Bath Rugby is one of the oldest and most successful clubs in existence. Today Bath Rugby is a professional rugby union club, competing in the Avivia Premiership.
Outback Communications rented Tait Communications products to provide their network.
Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) will have the backing of cutting-edge digital radios from Tait Communications when they take to the water next week for their tilt at sailing's biggest prize, the America's Cup.
The All Blacks’ coaching staff can talk to the team safe in the knowledge that no-one can hack in to their calls and listen to their tactics, thanks to cutting-edge digital radios from Tait Communications.
Skycom is one of the largest and most significant mobile radio dealerships in New Zealand. It sells radios, fleet systems and GPS tracking solutions to the Auckland commercial and government markets.
Vertel has selected Tait infrastructure to establish a multivendor ecosystem for the benefit of the network’s customers.
Telstra is Australia's leading telecommunications and information services company. Telstra operates the Victorian TaitNet MPT 1327 trunked StateNet Mobile Radio (SMR) network, which supports both government and commercial customers across 96 percent of the state.
Tait Communications has signed a long-term agreement with European digital mobile telecommunications network company, Entropia Digital to provide a UK-wide Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Tier 3 network including terminals and technical support.
Transitioning from Tait analog to a digital system has provided the Hobbiton Movie Set with clear and reliable voice communications.
Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is the operator of Brisbane Airport (BNE), the premier gateway to Queensland and the third largest airport in Australia by passenger numbers.
Tait is supplying a TaitNet P25 digital 700 MHz four-site trunked network with data services and TM9000 mobile radios to enable the support of Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), passenger counting and Real Time Passenger Information (RTPI) applications for the board of Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet).
Dublin Bus provides service across 922 square kilometres to 1.5 million people, on 220 mostly radial routes into the city. Dublin Bus operates a predominantly double-decker fleet of 1,100 vehicles to carry its 150 million passengers each year.
Tait is upgrading the radio communications system across 50 sites to provide a DMR Tier 3 trunked voice and data solution and will provide a significant amount of services for the design and deployment of the system.
With a fleet of 320 vehicles Nottingham City Transport (NCT) carries just over one million passengers covering 230,000 miles in a week.
London Bus Services is one of the largest bus networks in the world. 8000 buses serve 700 routes throughout Greater London, and usage has exceeded six million passenger journeys every weekday.
Tait provided seamless migration to the new DMR-ready TaitNet MPT-IP network, helping Sanef to achieve their organizational objectives without interruption.
Tasmanian Rail (TasRail) operates the main-line railways in the southern Australian state. It is a world-class, fully integrated short-haul rail freight business; owning and operating both the fixed track and infrastructure and the rolling stock.
Silvercomm chose to migrate to a Tait DMR Tier 3 trunking solution, that would provide them with improved digital audio clarity and greater coverage, allowing them to communicate easily wherever and whenever their operations require.
Plzen has chosen to use the ground-breaking TNDS voice and data transmission solution from Tait Communications as part of a major project to upgrade the communications and management of its vehicle fleet.
Black Hills Power (BHP) is an investor-owned electric utility serving 63,500 customers in 20 communities located in western South Dakota, northern Wyoming, and south-eastern Montana. BHP employs over 350 people in nine offices and five electric power plants.
Ergon Energy supplies electricity in Queensland, Australia with their service area covering 97% of the state’s geographical area – from the expanding coastal and rural population centers to the remote communities of outback Queensland and the Torres Strait.
Basin Electric is one of the largest electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives in the United States. It generates and transmits energy to 120 member rural electric systems in nine states, including North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado and New Mexico.
EA Networks owns and operates the electricity distribution network and an advanced fiber-optic communications network for the mid-Canterbury region, delivering power to approximately 17,450 consumers through almost 1,864 miles (3,000km) of distribution lines.
Lesotho Electricity Company (LEC) is a utility company who transmit, distribute and supply electricity and appurtenant works throughout Lesotho.
Talquin Electric is headquartered in Quincy, Florida and serves a 2,600 square mile territory that covers four counties in Northwest Florida.
COPEL is the largest company in the State of Paraná. It is responsible for the provision of uninterrupted power service to over 3.8 million consumers in 393 municipalities across the state.
Tait has won a multi-million dollar contract to supply Manitoba Hydro, the province's major energy utility, with an 80 site trunked DMR Tier 3 network that will operate on VHF frequency.
Uruguay electricity utility, UTE (Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas) relies on a TaitNet MPT 1327 trunked radio network for effective communications over their operational area.
Rappahannock Electric Cooperative (REC) is an electricity distribution cooperative located in Fredericksburg, Virginia. REC is expanding its territory to provide service to more than 154,000 households and businesses with 15,200 miles (24,400km) of line over 19 counties.
ActewAGL, Australia’s first multi-utility, offers electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater services under one roof. The ActewAGL radio network supports voice and data communications for electrical, water and wastewater services.
MainPower owns and operates the electricity distribution system throughout the North Canterbury and Kaikoura regions in New Zealand.
New Zealand’s largest thermal power station is operated by Genesis Power, in Huntly. It generates 1,000 megawatts of electricity from coal and gas.
Eskom is South Africa’s primary electricity supplier and supplies some 95 percent of the country’s electricity requirements – more than half of the power generated in the whole of Africa.
The new TaitNet 8-site, 800MHz, Tier 3 DMR network will replace and consolidate the two existing end-of-life analog networks Grant PUD currently uses for voice communications between its staff.
Citiwater, a business unit of the Townsville City Council, is a registered service provider of water and wastewater services to the Townsville community in far North Queensland. It is their responsibility to provide reliable and sustainable water services for the more than 160,000 people in the Townsville community.
The 21-site VHF DMR deployment will utilize the TN9300 core network and support the use of 1,200 TP9300 DMR portables and TM9300 mobiles by KCP&L staff.
Gippsland Water was happy to reinvest in Tait quality and upgrade their existing Tait system. CommSite delivered and installed Tait digital radio system to three Gippsland Water sites and upgraded the fleet of vehicles from analog radios to Tier 3 Trunking digital mobile radios.
Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) has selected Tait to provide a communications solution which will support the utility's critical operations in providing power to more than 12.5 million customers.
More than 1,800 Tait mobile and portable radios will be used primarily to support technical staff in ICE’s telecommunications department, as well as power and generation staff, who rely on critical communications to install and repair electricity lines.
Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) selected Tait to migrate them from a wideband proprietary system to an open standard, fully expandable trunked radio network capable of meeting the FCC narrowbanding requirements.
Tait Custom Integration developed a novel gateway, enabling 1500 legacy terminals to be re-used without impacting existing operations or forcing expensive re-training. Tait, in conjunction with its Venezuelan partner ATEL TRADING developed and deployed a migration solution that was both successful and cost-effective with local technical support.
Tait will supply a 7-site, 16-channel TaitNet MPT 1327 network to provide coverage for Avista's service area in eastern Washington, northern Idaho, and for facilities in northwest Montana. The new trunked radio system will replace an existing two-way VHF radio system.
Through a phased migration solution, Tait will supply a trunked UHF 12.5 kHz network to replace their wide-band VHF conventional network.
CTEEP looked to Tait to provide the 69-site network, along with Tait dispatch console sites and vehicular terminals.
The Managed Services agreement with Tait includes provision of Management Reports to support network optimization, Anywhere Asset Manager for centralized control of assets and 24/7 software and hardware support, as well as an on-site network engineer based at PG&E.
PSE’s Tait solution will feature a 59-site 200MHz MPT-IP network and 2,000 robust Tait 8000 series terminals to replace a VHF conventional network and proprietary 900 MHz system.
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