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Product Review: Motorola’s Best-Selling Radio, The CP200d Two Way Radio

If you’re looking for a simple, affordable and yet still a solid and reliable two way radio, the CP200d (formerly the CP200) is it. In fact, this is Motorola’s and Nova Communications’ best-selling radios of all time and deserves its own product spotlight. In this blog post, we’ll answer all of your questions about this… Read More»

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Top Marine VHF Radios

In search of a marine VHF radio? What about a VHF marine radio in Canada? We’ve had a number of marine-based clients reaching out to us here at Nova Communications lately looking for information on two way radios and accessories for wet and rugged work environments. Well, like many different industries, we have a lot… Read More»

Reduce Capital Expenses with Radio as a Service (RaaS)

Traditionally, when a business needs to purchase hardware they do so via capital expenditure. The ‘as-a-Service’ market has made it possible for businesses to shift up-front investments to manageable costs using an operating expenditure model. While purchasing equipment by CapEx means the business owns the asset, it also means the owner is stuck managing the… Read More»

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How Far Will Two Way Radios Work?

The most common question we hear regarding business walkie talkies is “how far will they work?” Unfortunately, this is a very difficult question to answer. A large number of factors affect the range of two way radios.  Transmit power, antenna efficiency, user height above ground and surrounding terrain, and urban vs. rural environments are just… Read More»

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5 Questions Customers Have About Using Two Way Radios in Cities

If you’re working in an urban environment – whether it’s an industrial park in Canada’s own Silicon Valley, a large factory, with vehicles on the move, or in the downtown core of a major city like Toronto, Ottawa or Vancouver, your need for communication among team members doesn’t change. Cities are a commonplace for technologies… Read More»

Two Way Radios Vs Cell Phones: How Cell Phones Are Costing You

If you’re reading this blog post, you likely have the following questions:                           What’s the difference between a two way radio (walkie talkie) vs cell phone?                           If everyone has a… Read More»

Looking For Two Way Radio (Walkie-Talkie) Rentals? Dave’s Your Guy!

In search of two way radio rentals? How about satellite phone rentals in Canada? Renting offers a lot of benefits: Low upfront cost (fixed monthly rates also make it easy to budget), greater flexibility for changing projects and clientele, the ability to try equipment before you buy it, and the list goes on. (Interested in… Read More»

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ROCK Networks and Nova Communications a Division of ROCK Networks Partners with the AIR MILES® Reward Program

We recently announced some very exciting news! Read our latest press release: (02/19/2019) HALIFAX, NS – We are excited to announce that you can now get AIR MILES® Reward Miles on all two-way radio purchases through your Nova Communication Sales Representative. Nova Communications has partnered with the AIR MILES® Reward Program and we are proud to offer… Read More»

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Motorola DTR700 Replaces DTR650

Motorola Solutions has announced that the DTR700 will be the improved replacement for the DTR650 on-site digital two way radio. The DTR series of two way radios (walkie talkies) are designed to be an affordable, user-friendly option for industries that need reliable in-building coverage. The Motorola DTR700 digital portable radio features: Slim Rugged Design The… Read More»

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New Partnership with Inpixon Expands Our Services for Indoor Positioning and Data Analytics

ROCK Networks, our parent company, has further expanded our portfolio by partnering with Inpixon, a leading indoor positioning and data analytics company. As a Platinum Inpixon Authorized Partner, we can provide our customers with rich analytics and mobile security for every cellular, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth enabled device and/or asset. “ROCK Networks’ expertise in the wireless… Read More»