Learn, Define And Develop The Evolution Of Critical Communications


Slough, 5 August 2013  – For immediate release

Airwave, the leading mission critical voice and data communications provider, has been invited to present and participate in a panel discussion at Critical Communications Middle East 2013 taking place at the JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai from 15 to 17 September 2013.

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Airwave’s Mike McKone, International Business Development Director, will present on how to deliver more information between a vehicle and a control room using bonding bearers (bearer aggregation). The presentation will also delve into bridging the gap between data bearer capability and the future availability of LTE.

As well as presenting during the event, Airwave has a stand presence to showcase some of the business’s more recent achievements. These include the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Airwave’s 2011/ 2012 sustainability achievements and business continuity case studies.

Airwave operates the largest TETRA network in the world and we intimately understand how to maintain and operate a network for the emergency services and public safety agencies, even under great operational pressure. We look forward to sharing our expertise and experience with our colleagues attending Critical Communications Middle East,” says Mike.

Airwave’s conference schedule:

  • Tuesday, 17th September at 11:20am

Bearer Aggregation: Paving the Way for LTE

Mike McKone, International Business Development Director, Airwave

  • Tuesday, 17th September at 12:35pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: Mission Critical Mobile Broadband Network Implementation Strategies: Assessing Options for Delivering LTE

Panellists Include:

  • Tony Gray, Chairman Critical Communications Broadband Group, TETRA & Critical Communications Association
  • Ged Robinson, Technical Advisor, Qatar MOI
  • Mike McKone, International Business Development Director, Airwave
  • Denver Zhang, Marketing Director – Enterprise Wireless Solution Dept., Huawei
  • Tuesday, 17 September at 12:00pm

CRITICAL COMMUNICATIONS LIVE THEATRE & NETWORKING: Ensuring Operational Effectiveness – Even under Pressure (including London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games)

John Reyner, Business Development Director, Airwave

For more information and to register  click here



Notes to Editors


About Airwave:

Airwave delivers mission critical voice and data communications to organisations that provide vital public services – the police, fire and ambulance services, local authorities, health, utilities and transport providers.

Airwave has invested £1.4 billion to date to create the Airwave Network, which was purpose built to meet the needs of emergency services. The Network is totally secure, covers 99% of Great Britain’s landmass and is interoperable, meaning that for the first time members of different public service organisations can communicate with one another.

The Airwave Network is the first public service network in the world to offer secure, seamlessly integrated communications between emergency services and other emergency responders, and has made Great Britain a world leader in critical communication.




General Media Enquiries

Helen Bleasdale, Media Relations Manager

helen.bleasdale@airwavesolutions.co.uk, 07894 491 811 (M)


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