TCCA, the global representative for the critical communications ecosystem, has announced that industry research firm CritComm Insights (CCI) has become a member of the association.
Led by Ken Rehbehn, a well-known and highly respected expert in the telecommunications world, CCI is focused on the intersection of mobile broadband and critical communications technology.
Supplying industry analysis for critical communications technology, CCI addresses markets that include public safety broadband networking (PSBN), TETRA, and Project 25.
The company’s research extends to broadband-enabled technologies for location tracking as well as emerging command and control applications. In addition to supplying insights on industry trends, CCI provides education and advocacy focused on end-user deployments and risk analysis. CCI is based in the United States near Washington, D.C.
“TCCA leads global efforts to enhance and expand mission-critical communications capabilities serving industry and society,” said Ken Rehbehn, Principal Analyst. “Joining TCCA as a member is an important step for CCI, one that bolsters our industry analysis offerings and opens opportunities to contribute to end-user education and advocacy.”
“Ken has long been a supporter of TCCA and our work in enhancing critical communications and advocating the benefits of open global standards,” said Tony Gray, TCCA Chief Executive. “He makes significant contributions throughout the sector and is also one of our valued independent judges for the annual International Critical Communications Awards.
“CCI becoming a member of TCCA will enable us to further benefit from CCI’s analysis and market knowledge and will enable their analysts to gain deeper insight into the direction and trends within the critical communications ecosystem.”
On behalf of its members, TCCA represents all standard mobile critical communications technologies and complementary applications. Our members are drawn from end users, operators and industry across the globe.
TCCA drives the development of common global mobile standards for critical broadband and maintain and enhance the TETRA Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) standard. TCCA is the 3GPP Market Representation Partner for critical communications and our members actively contribute in 3GPP working groups.
TCCA supports the ETSI MCX Plugtests™, is a member of the MCS-TaaSting project, and supports the Mission Critical Open Platform (MCOP) project.