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Outdated infrastructure, inefficient labour utilisation, data-gathering obstacles, poor communication, and inherent unpredictability pose significant challenges for the utility sector.

The utility sector faces significant challenges related to its outdated infrastructure, inefficient labour utilisation, data-gathering obstacles, poor communication, and inherent unpredictability. These challenges can result in service disruptions, safety concerns, and environmental impacts, which can harm the utilities’ reputation and result in financial losses. Outdated infrastructure, in particular, can lead to failures and outages, which can cause significant inconvenience to customers and may even threaten public safety. Inefficient labour utilisation can result in additional expenses, reduced productivity, and suboptimal service delivery. Poor communication can lead to delays and errors, while data-gathering obstacles can limit utilities’ ability to make informed decisions and predict demand.

To address and overcome these challenges, utilities can adopt a unified communications and enterprise mobility approach. This approach involves integrating different communication channels, such as voice, video, and messaging, into a single platform that employees can access from any location and device. This enables real-time collaboration, quicker decision-making, and more efficient communication, which can help utilities respond more effectively to service disruptions, safety incidents, and environmental issues. By providing employees with mobile devices and apps, utilities can also improve their mobility and enable them to access critical information, work remotely, and report issues from the field. This can lead to improved efficiency, productivity, and service quality, as well as better employee satisfaction and retention. In addition, unified communications and enterprise mobility can enable better data collection and analysis, which can help utilities optimise their operations, forecast demand, and reduce costs.

Oil and gas operator Challenges


The oil and gas industry is widely acknowledged as a high-risk sector due to the hazardous nature of drilling and servicing oil and gas wells. Companies operating in this industry are confronted with daily safety and hazard management challenges, such as ensuring workers are properly trained, maintaining equipment to prevent malfunctions, managing hazardous materials, identifying and mitigating ergonomic hazards, protecting workers against falls, monitoring and maintaining high-pressure lines, managing confined spaces, and developing and implementing comprehensive safety plans and protocols. Effective safety management is paramount to reducing the risks of accidents, injuries, and reputational damage, which are common in the industry.


Health and safety compliance is crucial for oil and gas companies. Regulations exist to protect workers and prevent accidents and injuries, including PPE, safety training, and proper equipment maintenance. Risks such as exposure to toxic chemicals and gases, noise pollution, and ergonomic hazards must be addressed. Non-compliance can lead to legal liability, reputational damage, and workplace injuries. Companies must prioritize health and safety and invest in robust programs that include regular monitoring, training, and reporting. Worker engagement is essential for promoting a culture of safety, reducing risks, and maintaining a positive reputation in the industry.


Oil and gas companies and field workers face communication and collaboration challenges due to remote work, language barriers, technology limitations, cultural differences, and safety concerns. This can lead to delays in decision-making, miscommunication, and difficulties in responding quickly to emergencies. Companies must invest in communication and collaboration tools and training, including safety programs that help bridge cultural and language differences. Effective communication and collaboration are essential for maintaining a safe working environment in the industry and improving overall performance.


The oil and gas industry faces many security challenges, from physical threats to cybersecurity breaches and geopolitical risks. Companies must take decisive measures to protect their operations, such as implementing rigorous physical security systems and cybersecurity protocols. Risk assessments and intelligence gathering are essential to identify and mitigate geopolitical threats, while community engagement can help companies manage reputational risks. Operating in politically unstable regions heightens the need for a security-focused mindset. By prioritising security, companies can prevent damage to their infrastructure, reduce risks, and maintain the trust of stakeholders.


Streamline operations, reduce costs, and enhance safety with push to talk

Airacom Push to Talk (PTT) helps oil and gas companies transform their frontline field engineers with instant voice and messaging collaboration in remote and challenging environments, allowing for safer, more productive operations in the oil and gas sector, while streamlining collaboration and troubleshooting.

Cost Saving: Airacom PTT technology enables workers to use existing intrinsically safe smartphones or tablets, mitigating the need to buy and maintain expensive two way radio equipment and infrastructure.

Security: Airacom PTT voice communication is AES-256 compliant with end to end encryption and protection against man-in-the-middle attacks. Combined with mobile threat defence pre-installed on PoC radios.

Functionality: Send messages, and share images and your corporate software including maintenance and inspection software in the field on one device. PTT devices offer greater functionality beyond traditional two way radios.

Unified communications for next generation oil and gas operations

Collaboration is essential for the success of any oilfield operation, where teams need to work together efficiently and securely across geographically diverse locations. Our Cloud-based managed UCaaS solutions offer next-generation collaboration tools that enable oil and gas companies to communicate and collaborate seamlessly, without putting a strain on their IT teams or budgets.

Hybrid Working: Our UCaaS solutions are designed to keep your entire project team connected and collaborating, no matter where they are. Whether your team consists of project managers, engineers, geologists, or drilling teams working in the field, office, or remotely, our platform enables seamless communication and collaboration across locations and devices, enabling your team to work together efficiently and effectively.

Teams Direct Routing: Give your Microsoft Teams a voice with Direct Routing and make Teams more than just an internal collaboration platform with full PSTN break out enabling your team to take inbound and outbound calls within Teams.

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PoC Radios

POC radios offer instant collaboration using any IP network, improving safety and productivity for oil field operations in the safe area.

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Two Way Radios

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Threat Defence

Mobile threat defence is deeply important. Your industry has a high number of workers using their own devices. Explore privacy first threat defence.

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SIM only offers cost savings and flexibility in the oil and gas sector, allowing for greater customisation of mobile plans with short-term contracts.

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M2M automates processes, enabling real-time data exchange and improving efficiency and productivity for O&G operators.

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Intrinsically safe headset for oil and gas

RealWear HMT-1Z1® is the leading assisted reality wearable for modern frontline employees working in hazardous conditions which require equipment to have ATEX Zone 1 and CSA C1/D1 certification in order to eliminate the risk of sparks and explosions.

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Hazardous area mobile devices to empower field operations

Empower your oil and gas workforce with the latest reliable and secure hazardous area mobile devices designed for oil and gas operations, ensuring safety, real-time communication, and simplified data management in harsh and hazardous environments.

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Oil and gas fleet vehicle tracking and monitoring solutions

Improve your oil and gas fleet’s maintenance schedule with our GPS fleet tracking system. Airacom advanced telematics provides fleet managers with real-time remote diagnostics for each GPS-tagged vehicle to avoid unexpected breakdowns, ensure compliance with regulations, and prolong the life of your vehicle fleet. By proactively managing your fleet’s maintenance, you can boost your company’s performance, reduce costs, and maximise profits

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Track and monitor your oilfield frontline workers across hazardous areas

Protect the safety and security of your oil and gas workforce in hazardous environments with our cutting-edge IoT-enabled personnel tracking and activity monitoring system. Our state-of-the-art solution offers real-time indoor and outdoor location monitoring to protect geographically dispersed teams, and the well-being of your employees, contractors, and visitors.

Prioritising employee safety and streamlining operations are mission-critical for oil and gas companies. Our advanced people location services boost productivity and compliance, whilst reducing costs associated with accidents, injuries, and downtime. Oil and gas companies invest in our comprehensive people tracking systems to enhance their operational agility while increasing their health and safety posture.

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Push to Talk

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Workforce Management

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Reliable cloud-hosted phone systems to connect all of your oil and gas locations and remote oilfield teams with leading business critical communications.


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Oil and gas business WiFi is packed with features, security and flexibility your business needs with built-in failover and redundancy.

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