Top 20 International Stories of 2015
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Readers clicked on a variety of stories spanning many topics on the RadioResource International website during 2015.

Nokia’s plan to re-enter the public-safety market, announced in October, was the most-read international story of the year. Readers were also interested in the company’s organizational structure following its purchase of Alcatel-Lucent.

The U.K.’s public-safety broadband tender was an ongoing story that readers paid attention to during 2015. The tender wrapped up late in the year when the U.K. Home Office awarded the final two contracts to EE and Motorola Solutions.

Besides the U.K. tender, Motorola Solutions made several headlines that readers clicked on in 2015, including news that it plans to buy U.K. TETRA operator Airwave. Motorola also made several acquisitions throughout the year, including Trident Micro Systems and Emergency CallWorks. Harris, Hytera Communications and Sepura also had headlines that made the top 20 list.

Readers also kept an eye on technology news. A new Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Tier 3 standard was released in November, and Samsung demonstrated Long Term Evolution (LTE) Release 12 capabilities.

The full list of the top 20 international stories that appeared on during 2015 follows:

1. Nokia Re-Enters Public-Safety Market, Launches Partner Program
2. EE, Motorola Solutions Only Bidders Left in Respective Lots for U.K.
3. Motorola Buys Trident Micro Systems
4. U.K.’s Public-Safety Broadband Tender Moves Forward with 8 Bidders
5. Motorola Solutions Buys Emergency CallWorks
6. EE, Motorola Solutions Awarded Contracts for U.K. Public Safety LTE Network
7. Major DMR Tier 3 Standard Update Released
8. KBR Awarded First Contract in U.K. Public-Safety Broadband Tender
9. Samsung Demonstrates LTE Release 12 Public-Safety Technology
10. Nokia Announces New Organizational Structure After Alcatel-Lucent Buy
11. Hytera’s Wong Discusses Company’s Growth, New Technology
12. South Korea Selects Operators for Public Safety LTE Pilot Network
13. Sepura Announces Plans to Buy Teltronic
14. Finland Plans Move from GSM-R to TETRA Network for Train Radio
15. Harris Announces Reorganization
16. Motorola Pays US$1.2B for U.K. Public-Safety TETRA Operator
17. Motorola Buys Another Public-Safety Software Provider
18. Motorola Reports First Quarter Results
19. Motorola Solutions Finalizes Tender Offer
20. Amateur Radio Group Supports Caribbean Islands

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