User Requirements for Future Wideband Critical Communications
Currently, the critical communications sector is aware of the need for evolving the portfolio of serviceLiberal F, Ramos M, Fajardo JO, Goi N, Bizkarguenaga A, Mesogiti I, Theodoropoulou E, Lyberopoulos G, Koumaras H, Sun L, Clarke NL, Li F
capabilities to support advanced multimedia communications in their daily emergency operations.
However, there is a discussion about the evolving the private communication networks or adopting
commercial network technologies, which have evolved significantly during the last years. This paper
presents a process of interaction with critical communication professionals belonging in different
professional sectors, different countries and different user profiles. This paper gathers the main findings
of this interaction in terms of captured users’ requirements for novel services to be adopted and types of
networks which shall support them.