Gansu, China - On December 18, 2023, at 23:59, a Ms6.2 magnitude earthquake struck Gansu Province (35.70°N, 102.79°E), a northwest city of China. Caltta Technologies, a leading provider of integrated professional PMR (Private Mobile Radio) communications solutions, has played a pivotal role in supporting Gansu earthquake relief efforts through its proactive contributions to crucial emergency rescue communications.
In the immediate aftermath of the earthquake, Caltta swiftly mobilized a dedicated emergency support team equipped with cutting-edge communications technology. “On-site, our team collaborated closely with local public security bureaus and emergency management departments, prioritizing the establishment of a robust emergency private network. Concurrently, Caltta's technical experts maintained round-the-clock remote duty, promptly addressing and resolving network issues reported from the field. This unwavering commitment ensured the seamless operation of the communication network, a critical lifeline during the crisis.”said a Spoke person of Caltta Technologies.
Upon arrival at the disaster site, Caltta's technical support team encountered damaged infrastructure, including water supply, power supply, transportation, and communication networks. The stability and availability of an emergency communication network is paramount for disaster relief. Caltta's technical team deployed portable base stations to achieve coverage of blind spots, and conducted rapid and comprehensive network test and optimization, to ensure smooth audio/video communications and facilitate efficient command and dispatch for rescue teams and various departments.
During the disaster relief, emergency communication plays a critical role during rescue activities, thus a professional emergency communication solution is important in such scenarios. In this earthquake, the Gansu Security Bureau has devoted every effort to the rescue with the highest priority and standard. Faced the challenge of insufficient communication channel capacity in disaster areas, Caltta collaborated with the Security Bureau to swiftly expand the base station's capacity in a short time, and seeked valuable time for the ongoing rescue efforts.
As frontline rescue efforts persist, Caltta remains steadfast in its commitment to ongoing operations within the disaster-stricken area. Our continued collaboration with local departments ensures the seamless operation of emergency communication, providing a vital lifeline during this critical period. Caltta is dedicated to safeguarding connectivity at the rescue site, contributing to the effective coordination of rescue operations and enhancing overall disaster response capabilities.