This webinar will discuss both the tips and traps when buying your next public safety portable and mobile radios.


  • Reasons why sometimes different manufacturers' equipment does not work on a P25 system
  • The issues encountered in implementing a multi-vendor P25 network
  • The significance of the P25 Compliance Assessment Program (P25 CAP), explained as an example of how the industry is addressing interoperability issues
  • Lessons learned - real examples in a multi-vendor situation

Webinar presenter:

Nick Pennance is the Director of Network Compliance Engineering at Tait Communications. A BE Eng Hons graduate from the University of Plymouth majoring in Communications Engineering. He is now responsible for compliance testing and certification on state-wide networks in the United States.

This material was first presented at the IWCE wireless conference in Las Vegas in 2011.


Bruce Mazza
Vice President of Solutions Marketing, Tait Communications

Bruce Mazza is the VP of Solutions Marketing at Tait Communications and is helping shape the future direction of Unified Critical Communication solutions for public safety, utilities and other critical industries with DMR.

Denis O'Shea
CEO, Mobile Mentor

Denis O’Shea is the founder and CEO of Mobile Mentor, a specialist provider of enterprise mobility solutions in Australia and New Zealand.

Helmut Koch
President of Exacom

Helmut Koch is the President of Exacom, a company he helped found in in 1986. Since then, EXACOM has grown to become a leading manufacturer of multi-media recording solutions for public safety, homeland security, defense, utilities and transportation applications.

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