Private mobile radio
and public access mobile radio encompass a wide range of radio
services including trunked radio, on-site radio, on-site and wide
area paging, mobile data, and large and small scale public access
mobile radio. Less in the public spotlight than cellular, mobile
radio nevertheless provides an essential service to business and
the public safety services. The ability to tailor coverage and
facilities to requirements, and its cost effectiveness, make it
ideal for many organisations, both small and large.
Today’s challenges include extending IT to mobile workers,
migration to digital radio, overloading of frequency bands and,
for some, the introduction of spectrum trading and liberalisation.
Quotient’s consultants have a strong background in private
and public access mobile, working for vendors, users and regulators.
- For the UK Home Office, we evaluated the performance of the
Airwave technology (TETRA) under extreme operational conditions
- For a major cellular operator, we investigated the provision
of PMR services over cellular networks
- We advised the Ministry of Information and Communications,
Nepal, on solutions for congested PMR bands and the opening of