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FCC grants fresh round of antenna-structure lighting waivers1

By Michael Higgs — FCC is considering revisions to rules regarding antenna-structure lighting....More

Proposed rule change does not mean LMR spectrum auctions are imminent1

By Michael Higgs — A footnote in a proposed FCC ruling has some in the LMR community wondering if they will have to bid for spectrum in the future....More
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Is your National Broadband Plan funding at risk?1

By Michael Higgs — Potential inaccuracies in the federal government's National Broadband Map are not a trivial matter, because they could cost....More
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An alerting lesson from Superstorm Sandy3

By Peter Mills — In the wake of Sandy, one lesson has been reinforced: we simply cannot rely on commercial carriers to be able to handle critical....More
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Dec 13, 2012

Digital is the future, like it or not

Representatives from the Land Mobile Communications Council and several FCC bureaus — wireless telecommunications, public safety and homeland....More
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As deadline looms, many still unprepared for narrowbanding requirements

By Al Ittner — As the narrowbanding deadline nears, many affected licensees have not complied with the FCC mandate. Here's a review of their options....More

What CMAS means for mobile subscribers

By Mark Titus — TeleCommunication Systems' vice president explains the features and use cases for the new Commercial Mobile Alerts System (CMAS) that....More
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Knowledge management and collaboration: Key traits of robust cybersecurity (Part 3)

By Rohan Amin — Lockheed Martin's DC3 program director explores strategies for cybersecurity professional collaboration and sharing knowledge....More

Attraction and training: The keys to developing cybersecurity talent (Part 2)

By Rohan Amin — Lockheed Martin's DC3 program director reveals strategies that can be used to attract and develop cybersecurity professionals....More

People and technology: Rethinking the cybersecurity challenge (Part 1)

By Angela Heise — Lockheed Martin vice president examines the roles that technology and human awareness play to establish a successful cybersecurity....More
Sep 13, 2012

Wireless initiatives with traction

Effort to boost broadband communications in the U.S. gains momentum....More

Next-generation 911 migration can take many forms

By Stephen Meer — The transition to next-generation 911 doesn't have to happen all at once....More
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A common-sense approach to 911 texting

By Richard Mirgon — After attending several presentations on "Text to 911" at NENA's annual conference and talking to several of my fellow public-....More

Multiple cores could boost FirstNet functionality

By Kevin Kelly — One challenge will be managing devices, data access and information assurance to ensure that sensitive data from disparate....More

Incentive auctions: A plan for success

By Andrew Seybold — More broadband spectrum is needed for the commercial operators, but from where will it come? One set of answers may be found in....More
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