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Ineffective communication can mean risking a life, because every second counts. With Tango Tango, first responders can get the job done quickly, maintaining safety. Tango Tango is an application service that allows first responders to rely on one channel of communication.

This increases public safety for the communities as well as the responders. All of those using the app will be able to connect with each other no matter where they may be which means no need to worry if one of your team members is out of jurisdiction. You will still be able to communicate with them through the radio channel and the Tango Tango app. Other first responders in your area who use Tango Tango may also be contacted through the service connecting EMS services, law enforcement, and firemen, together in one, reliable place. Other helpful features include GPS, audio playback, and emergency alert capabilities.

With an easy to use platform, it works simply by connecting a smartphone to a radio frequency. There is no limit to the distance it can reach which means you and your team are covered 100% of the time. It may also be used with or without a traditional radio. Tango Tango’s app also adds security to your daily communications. With the ability to assign who may access your radio signals, you can rest assured that your mission will not be compromised.

Cataldo Ambulance in Boston, Massachusetts ran into problem after problem before they switched to Tango Tango’s services. Doug McCall, Director of Fleet Operations explained the problems they faced as well as the solutions Tango Tango brought forth, specifically when handling the Boston Marathon bombing crisis. Since that event had so much going on at once, radio communications between command centers as well as all first responders was crucial.

“Before using Tango Tango, we often had the inability to communicate from dispatch to the field.” McCall said while tending to victims at the Boston Marathon bombing, medics had trouble effectively communicating with each other as well as dispatch. “Often our radios could not pick up a signal if we were inside a building; they were unable to penetrate the walls.” Especially in a crisis such as that, communications are crucial for the safety and survival of first responders and the public they serve. Since purchasing Tango Tango’s services, McCall said their communications have improved tremendously. “It’s a great tool to have,” said McCall. Now they are able to communicate constantly, within the field and their command center. “We now have full coverage with Tango Tango.”

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