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Apr 22, 2014
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Boston Marathon bombings a reminder of what’s at stake with public-safety initiatives

In the wake of yesterday's successful running of the Boston Marathon, we remember the tragic bombing at the event last year and need for first responders to have access to the information they need as quickly as possible through a variety of technological platforms....More
Apr 15, 2014
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D’Agostino leaves large shoes to fill for FirstNet 3

In the wake of FirstNet General Manager Bill D'Agostino's resignation, the FirstNet board faces the challenge of finding a suitable replacement willing to tackle a position that is even more challenging than it appeared to be when D'Agostino accepted the job a year ago....More
Apr 10, 2014
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Industry’s LMR loyalties remain, but rapid LTE development continues 2

LMR may be the mission-critical voice technology for years to come, but many industry players are taking bold steps to ensure that they are prepared for an LTE-centric future, as well....More
Apr 7, 2014
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Brazil serves as a reminder that LMR-LTE convergence issues not limited to U.S.

Brazilian Army General Antonino dos Santos Guerra (pictured above on left) says comparing the functionality of LMR to LTE is "like listening to a game on radio versus watching it on TV."...More

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There is considerable industy speculation about IP voice over broadband to smart devices, most of which is focused around the development of the FirstNet broadband network for first responders. What many don't realize is that technology available today connects smart mobile devices over coast-to-coast broadband networks to mission-critical LMR networks in almost every possible use-case scenario.

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