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LTE is rapidly being considered by public safety organisations worldwide as an important solution for mission critical mobile broadband communications. Momentum is gathering around LTE for public safety thanks to its thriving ecosystem, spectrum flexibility and performance metrics, particularly in the Middle East and US.
However, the transition to LTE is one of the most complex technical challenges the public safety communications industry faces today and there is much to discuss and resolve to achieve further adoption.
This year’s Critical Communications World 2015 conference programme will bring together 200+ Senior Leading Speakers to address the operational models, latest developments and deployment of Public Safety LTE.
Is migration to LTE inevitable or just a complimentary technology for years to come? How can customer demands be met for both critical voice and high-speed data?
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Join the following LTE Focus Sessions at Critical Communications World 2015
Wednesday 20th May 2015
10.35 Meeting The Critical Communications Needs Of The Future: Evolving TETRA For New Services For Users And Tools For Operators
– Outlining the need for new services and tools as well as the provision of TETRA over LTE
•Frédéric Miran, Head of Products Portfolio – Secure Land Communications, Airbus Defence and Space
Thursday 21st May 2015
10.10 PANEL DISCUSSION: Exploring The Operational Models For – Deploying LTE For Professional Users
– How much data? When, where and how? What is mission critical?
– Choosing the right operational model for deploying a critical communications broadband network
– Is commercial cellular suitable for public safety?
– What’s the timeline for deploying LTE? Suitability of Integration with existing critical communications networks
– Challenges – spectrum, standardisation, budget
•Tero Pesonen, Chair, TCCA CCBG
•Robert Horvitz, Director, Open Spectrum Foundation
•Emmanuelle Villebrun, French Ministry of Interior
•Ross Macindoe, Head of Future Networks, Airwave
•Sue Lampard, President, British Association of Public Safety Communications Officials
•Jeff Spaeth, Corporate Vice President, Systems and Software Enablement, Motorola Solutions
10.50 Evolving Critical Communications To Meet User Demands
– Which mission critical services do users need the most in times of emergency?
– How can customer demands be met for both critical voice and high-speed data?
– Is migration to LTE inevitable or just a complimentary technology for years to come?
•Richard Sun, Vice President, ZTE Trunking
11.50 Deploying Highly Mobile LTE Networks And Coverage For Tactical Missions
– Determining the requirements for deployable networks and coverage systems for defence forces
– Combining TETRA and LTE to enable the parallel use of all TETRA voice services and broadband data transmission
– Evaluating the experience of deploying LTE for the German Military
– Results from trialling a moving base station, radio range, data transfer rate, performance while moving and interfaces to other systems
•Andreas Wack, Lieutenant Colonel, German Armed Forces
12.10 EvaluatingThe Latest Developments For Mission Critical Communications – TETRA + LTE
– Mission critical networks evolution
– Simplifying the move to LTE
– Leveraging the existing networks
•Felix de la Fuente, Senior VP Sales and Marketing, Teltronic
12.30 3GPP Mission Critical – Working Group SA6 – The Steps Toward’s Fully Standardised Mission Critical LTE
This presentation will cover 3GPP application elements and interfaces supporting specialised communication (e.g. Mission Critical Push To Talk), including:
– General application architectural aspects
– Functional interactions
– Allocation of functions to particular subsystems and elements
– Generating information flows
– Identification of Application protocols
•Stephen Andrew Howell, Convenor 3GPP TSG SA WG6 and Technical Specialist, UK Home Office
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