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IMPULSE Wireless blog about communications, 3G, 4G LTE, radio and technology.

Telstra announces shutdown of their 3G network in Australia
Telstra has announced that in June 2024 they will be shutting down their 3G network in Australia. They have committed to having equivalent 4G coverage i...
Wed, 9 Oct, 2019 at 9:43 PM
PTT solutions to the Mission-Critical problem
The Mission-Critical problem for PTT is the reliance on the underlying network. This is dealt with in a number of ways in the MCPTT standard: - eMBMS pr...
Fri, 1 Nov, 2019 at 9:50 AM
Ambiguity with MCPTT and [Not quite] Mission Critical PTT over LTE
A number of global PTT vendors are touting their solutions as MCPTT with no caveats. Some are even claiming to offer "MISSION CRITICAL PUSH TO TALK ACR...
Thu, 31 Oct, 2019 at 11:43 AM
The dramatic wind-down of 3G in Australia - more reasons you need 4GX Band28-compliant equipment
We are already seeing the decline of 3G coverage as investment is focused on 4G and other newer technologies. The 3G networks' days are numbered, with ...
Wed, 9 Oct, 2019 at 8:41 PM
Are your radios 4G enabled? (and why they should be)
LTE – or 4G, as it is more commonly known – is crucial when it comes to reliable PTT (or PoC) communications. Before the rollout of 4G, PTT communications w...
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019 at 6:50 PM
Reliable two-way communications for retail and shopping centres
PTT over LTE communication provides cost-effective communications superior to digital radio, as well as the ability to use a single device for two-way commu...
Tue, 9 Jan, 2018 at 11:13 PM
Icom IP501H review
Coverage maps and technical specifications accurate as of 25th July 2018 from publicly available information* Icom device specs re-checked 9th October 2019...
Wed, 9 Oct, 2019 at 10:12 PM
Is digital two-way radio obsolete?
In 2007, Motorola launched their new MotoTRBO digital two-way radios. At their heart, they use the DMR digital radio open standard, which has become t...
Tue, 9 Jan, 2018 at 11:02 PM
Mobile radio LMR and DMR GPS tracking, overcoming limitations of radio network capacity
DMR and other digital radio systems allow for transfer of data over radio, including GPS information, indoor tracking, basic job tickets, short data messagi...
Tue, 9 Jan, 2018 at 10:58 PM
Interview with Hunter Resources General Manager, Scott Wiseman
IMPULSE Wireless recently conducted a customer survey to get feedback on customer satisfaction, performance, and ensure our high standards were being mainta...
Thu, 5 Jul, 2018 at 10:32 AM