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Apr 21, 2016

Could cybersecurity issues undermine migration efforts to IP-based solutions? 2

Internet Protocol (IP) has revolutionized the communications industry, enabling significantly greater functionality and lower costs than many would have dreamed possible even two decades ago. Will the growing cybersecurity problem prevent IP-based solutions from reaching their full potential?...More
Apr 12, 2016

When do people ‘need to know’ about FirstNet? The sooner, the better

As FirstNet continues to make progress toward selecting a contractor, state and local entities could be just a year away from making important short-term and long-term choices regarding public-safety communications. Conducting outreach to key stakeholders in the interim could be key to those decisions being made with the best information possible....More
Apr 7, 2016

Will mission-critical PTT be FirstNet’s ‘killer app’? 4

With all of the broadband functionality promised by public-safety LTE, could mission-critical push-to-talk—a decidedly narrowband technology—be FirstNet's "killer app" that drives public-safety adoption?...More
Apr 7, 2016

What’s up with WhatsApp for emergency communications?

When terror struck Brussels last month, one thing that quickly became evident was how much more needs to be done to ensure effective and efficient communications for first responders worldwide....More
Apr 7, 2016

That’s a wrap on IWCE 2016!

IWCE 2016 is over, and we want to thank all attendees, exhibitors, speakers, press and show staff for making it such a great event....More
Apr 5, 2016

Here are some notes about FirstNet that you may not have known before IWCE 2016

Responses to FirstNet's RFP are due on May 13, but there still was plenty of new information shared about the proposed public-safety broadband network during the recent IWCE 2016 conference....More

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