Over the past twenty years, traditional analogue radio systems have made way for digital mobile radio (DMR) and now broadband push-to-talk (BBPTT).

Eliminating barriers and bringing teams together so everyone is part of the conversation is essential to create a safer and more efficient workforce. But which technology could work best for your organisation – Motorola Solutions MOTOTRBO DMR, WAVE PTX BBPTT, or a mix of both?  Your decision will be very much dependent on your operational and commercial considerations. As illustrated below, both have their advantages and disadvantages, the choice can often depend on your organisations requirements.


Key factors that need to be considered when choosing your communication solution.

Dedicated, designed coverage footprint.


Using a 3rd party broadband network (Wi-Fi or LTE).

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Dedicated and reserved spectrum and capacity.


Using available capacity from 3rd party network.

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Specialised device designed for functionality and performance.


Utilise existing smartphone devices, supporting MDM to retain control.

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Upfront investment, device plus infrastructure costs to be considered.


Recurring subscription costs, moving to OpEx model.

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PTT communications with critical data.


Access to application ecosystem via Google Play (email, workflow applications, video).

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If you would like to learn more and bridge the digital divide between your teams, contact us today:
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MOTOTRBO – onsite and wide area radio communication systems.

Since the 1950s, licensed, professional two-way radios have revolutionised communications and empowered millions of people.

MOTOTRBO combines high quality two-way radio functionality with digital DMR radio technology to deliver a communications network that can support both on and off-site teams (globally if required). The extensive portfolio means you can custom-build your complete solution including two-way radios, infrastructure, systems, accessories, applications, and services designed around what you need today and in the future.

Devices and services

  • MOTOTRBO Hand portables – a range of devices with varying features and functions
  • MOTOTRBO Repeaters – boost coverage across one or multiple sites
  • MOTOTRBO Services – increasing coverage on difficult terrains, connecting multiple separate facilities
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MOTOTRBO key features.

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Wave PTX – Network independent broadband push-to-talk.

WAVE PTX is a group communication service that eliminates barriers and connects your team at the push of a button across different networks, devices and countries. They are an ideal fit for organisations where there are field service teams, a quick deployment is required, or seasonal workers need to be added for short time frames.

BYOD – bring your own device and your own network.

  • PTT from a smartphone, tablet or desktop
  • Utilise existing networks
  • Use your own device and the WAVE PTX Mobile App to provide PTT

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But what if I need both? Often there will be users that need both technologies, coexistence of DMR and BBPTT with tight interoperability. We can provide you with the best of both worlds, offering seamless communications across your DMR and BBPTT networks without compromise through a WAVE PTX gateway.

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WAVE PTX key features.

WAVE PTX key features

Download MOTOTRBO DMR and WAVE PTX BBPTT resources

MOTOTRBO Two Way Radio Solutions Brochure
WAVE PTX Brochure

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If you would like further information, or to discuss your requirements onsite:
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