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911 call setup slowed response to deadly subway smoke

Widespread problems hampering new 911 fire dispatch system in D.C.

Uber 911: How the company that changed the way we travel can change the way we save lives

Uber may be faster, but 911 still the better call

Protests prompt LA County board to slow work on public-safety LTE plan

White House: No Plan B if NSA deadline passes

Drones beaming web access are in the stars for Facebook

T-Mobile, Dish, Sprint push for spectrum reserve in 600 MHz incentive auction

Verizon is obvious buyer of spectrum from Dish, Sprint

CenturyLink pushes for Arizona bill to extend 911 liability protection to text, video services

FirstNet needs cyber safeguards

Gigs: Inside the life of a tower climber

Huawei, China Mobile demonstrate cloud-based VoLTE service

Teen drivers on phones tied to more U.S. crashes than estimated

LTE broadcast won’t violate net neutrality—and it probably won’t be used much anyway

 

Briefing Room   
News announcements from our industry

National 911 Program office releases 2014 progress report

NIST, NTIA, DOD agree to facilitate testing and evaluation of wireless spectrum-sharing methods

Solacom Technologies selected for Vermont’s new statewide NG-911 network

NXT-ID ships Wocket smart wallet with biometric identification technology

Sirius Integrator announces industry’s first ‘Remote power as a service’ (RPaas) program

Kodiak, Avtec partner for enhanced PTT and Scout console integration

National Association of Counties blog: ‘FirstNet: Where are we now?’

Transit operators get convenient mobile asset tracking with March Networks GURU smartphone app