Mining Communication

Satellite Communications_Image showing vehicle on mine siteIn the vast open spaces and harsh environment of Australia’s mining industry, we understand the importance of having a reliable communications supplier.  Environmental restrictions, terrain, accessibility and geography can all impact the complexity of a site’s communication requirements.

Octocom have been designing, implementing and maintaining custom solutions for the mining industry for nearly 20 years. Using the latest technology, our team of specialist technicians can create tailored solutions to suit the specific communication needs of each of our clients.

Digital and Analogue Two Way Radio

Drawing on extensive industry experience, Octocom provides innovative and cost-effective two way radio systems to suit client’s specific needs and the environment in which they operate. Octocom can do anything from simply supplying the requisite hardware –  to designing, implementing and maintaining entire communication networks to clients’ explicit requirements. Our range of two way radio solutions include:

  • Digital two way radio
  • Analogue two way radio
  • Portable repeater solutions
  • Two way radio rental
  • Network design and implementation

Satellite Communications

Our extensive range of satellite communications solutions means we can support our clients’ operational requirements anywhere across Australia. From Greenfield sites to retro-fitting existing camp infrastructure, we can tailor a solution that delivers accessible and reliable satellite communications. Our range of satellite communications solutions include:

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Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management

Utilising the latest technology, our vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions provide clients with a detailed view of real-time activity. The fully-customised software and cutting edge tracking solutions deliver intelligence that can be utilised to improve fleet efficiency, productivity and safety. Our range of vehicle tracking solutions include:

  • Live vehicle tracking
  • Satellite and/or Next G coverage
  • Asset and engine management
  • Detailed reporting (incident notification, fatigue management etc.)
  • Proximity-triggered alerts
  • Standard and industry-specific reports


With a reputation built on reliability, technical expertise and attention to detail, our team can service and maintain clients’ existing systems, as well as supply and install entirely new communication networks. Our range of services include:

  • Onsite or workshop Installation
  • Two way radio repairs
  • Programming and frequency spectrum changes
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Technical Support