TCCA Working Groups

Working Groups

TCCA Board
The  Board determines and manages the activities of the TCCA, under the guidance of its Chairman. Individual Board members take on specialist responsibilities. The Board & Chairman report to Members and propose items for a full membership vote at the Annual General Meeting which takes place annually at the Critical Communications World event, incorporating TETRA World Congress.

Apps Working Group
The development and promotion of TETRA applications.

Broadband Industry Group (BIG)
A group 3GPP Broadband manufacturers with a common interest in its success.

Critical Communications Broadband Group (CCBG)
The Critical Communications Broadband Group and its taskforces leads the Association in the development of mission critical broadband communications.

International Critical Control Rooms Alliance (ICCRA)
Bringing together critical control room professionals in order to help deliver excellent mission critical services.

Marketing Group
The Marketing Group drives the integrated marketing communications activity, defining the positioning and raising the profile of the TCCA. This Group is responsible for the events programme, collateral, media relations and market research activity. We also work with the Association’s event partners to help define the content and direction of the Critical Communications series of events.

Operator/User Association (OUA)
This body comprises representatives from TETRA Network Operators, TETRA Users and other interested parties, focussing on the issues which concern the development & enhancement of those networks.

Radio Spectrum Group
There is an ongoing need for spectrum as requirements and technology evolves. What are these requirements ? How can necessary spectrum be obtained ?

SCADA, Power Grid and Telemetry Group
TETRA is ideal for these sectors. Can it be improved ? How should it be marketed to these sectors ?

Security & Fraud Prevention Group (SFPG)
SFPG concern themselves with operational security issues such as the limitation of fraud on TETRA Networks and the employment of encryption on TETRA Networks. They also administrate the use of particular TETRA Encryption Algorithms (TEA’s) and work to ensure that fraud and security issues are dealt with in a manner so as not to act as a barrier to the successful implementation of a TETRA network.

TIG
A group of TETRA manufacturers with a common interest in its success.

Technical Forum
The forum manages the development of TETRA Interoperability Profiles (TIP), monitors and reports on the progress of interoperability trials and the status of TIP certification

Transport Group
The Transport Group evaluates the needs of the Rail Industry and to ensure that the TETRA standard adequately addresses these needs.