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Coming soon to a computer near you: Free educational opportunities from IWCE

IWCE has nine awesome educational opportunities for you to stay up-to-date on the ever-changing world of communications technology—and they are all....More

Be a thought leader at IWCE 2017

Visit IWCE’s "Call for Speakers" page for more information and to submit your idea to present at IWCE 2017. The deadline is Aug. 24, 2016....More

Taking a bite out of public-safety hazards, one byte at a time

The new possibilities that information and communications technology (ICT) innovations enable—particularly in the area of mobility—are tremendous....More

New telecommunicator-training guidelines mean a much brighter day has dawned for 911

After three years of consensus-building work, recommended minimum training guidelines for 911 telecommunicators have been established, which could....More

Go for the Gold: Integrated text-to-911 for PSAPs

Integrated text-to-911 technology makes it easier for call-takers in even more public-safety answering points (PSAPs) to manage SMS text-to-911....More

FirstNet is coming. Are you prepared?

FirstNet is inching its way toward creating a nationwide wireless broadband network that will vastly improve the delivery of public safety services....More

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....More

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

Here are some ideas to keep in mind to get the most out of IWCE 2016

It’s hard to believe that IWCE 2016 starts on Monday! We have been hard at work pulling all the last-minute details together to bring you the best....More

Yosemite National Park P25 installation shows simulcast BER test methodology can save time, money

Learn how Yosemite National Park leveraged bit-error-rate (BER) testing to ensure optimal site selection for its P25 network while saving time and....More

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