Urgent Communications - Urgent Communications is the technology source for the communications technology industry. http://urgentcomm.com/rss.xml/wp-login.php en Newscan: AWS-3 spectrum auction closes with top bids totaling almost $44.9 billion http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-aws-3-spectrum-auction-closes-top-bids-totaling-almost-449-billion <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2015/01/29/911-dispatchers-are-literally-listening-to-people-die-these-new-fcc-rules-will-help-stop-that/">911 dispatchers are literally listening to people die</a></p> <p><a href="http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/01/cops-decry-waze-traffic-app-as-a-police-stalker/">Cops decry Waze traffic app as &lsquo;police stalker&rsquo;</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-aws-3-spectrum-auction-closes-top-bids-totaling-almost-449-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-aws-3-spectrum-auction-closes-top-bids-totaling-almost-449-billion#comments FCC Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:14:00 +0000 33251 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC approves new 911 location-accuracy rules http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-approves-new-911-location-accuracy-rules <div class="node-body article-body">FCC commissioners unanimously approve rules requiring commercial wireless carriers to provide improved 911 location-accuracy information, including the first rules for wireless calls made from inside a building or other facility.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-approves-new-911-location-accuracy-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-approves-new-911-location-accuracy-rules#comments Dispatch In-Building PSAP Public Safety Regulation FCC Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:46:00 +0000 33241 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC Commissioner O’Rielly hints at PSAP consolidation as task force begins 911 architecture work http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-hints-psap-consolidation-task-force-begins-911-architecture-work <div class="node-body article-body">FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly urges members of a new agency task force established to consider the optimal architecture for next-generation 911 to consider “all options on the table,” including significant consolidation of the nation’s public-safety answering points (PSAPs).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-hints-psap-consolidation-task-force-begins-911-architecture-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-hints-psap-consolidation-task-force-begins-911-architecture-work#comments NG-911 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:17:00 +0000 33231 at http://urgentcomm.com IWCE Premier Partners http://urgentcomm.com/iwce-premier-partners <div class="node-body page-body">Premier partners at IWCE 2015</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/iwce-premier-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:49:52 +0000 33221 at http://urgentcomm.com EWA says PDV proposal offers “meaningful option” for private enterprise http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-says-pdv-proposal-offers-meaningful-option-private-enterprise <div class="node-body article-body">Some comments regarding a proposal to realign the 900 MHz band to make room for broadband while preserving space for narrowband indicate a lingering hope that utility and critical-infrastructure entities could secure dedicated broadband spectrum, but an attorney for the Enterprise Wireless Alliance says that she does not “see any realistic likelihood that that is going to happen.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-says-pdv-proposal-offers-meaningful-option-private-enterprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-says-pdv-proposal-offers-meaningful-option-private-enterprise#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Regulation EWA FCC Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:02:00 +0000 33211 at http://urgentcomm.com IWCE’s College of Technology workshops bolster attendees' educational foundation http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-college-technology-workshops-bolster-attendees-educational-foundation <div class="node-body blog-body">Whether you need fundamentals, in-depth training or want to brush up on what's new, the half-day and full-day workshops at IWCE's College of Technology provide a strong foundation for your communications knowledge. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/urgentcomm-iwce-blog">Urgentcomm IWCE Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-college-technology-workshops-bolster-attendees-educational-foundation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-college-technology-workshops-bolster-attendees-educational-foundation#comments IWCE Urgentcomm IWCE Blog Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:10:00 +0000 33191 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC wireless 911 location-accuracy rules should demand accountability, long-term improvement http://urgentcomm.com/blog/fcc-wireless-911-location-accuracy-rules-should-demand-accountability-long-term-improvement <div class="node-body blog-body">FCC commissioners have a lot to consider as they establish much-needed rules for location accuracy associated with 911 calls. Hopefully, they make wise choices, because countless lives will depend on it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/urgent-matters">Urgent Matters</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/fcc-wireless-911-location-accuracy-rules-should-demand-accountability-long-term-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/fcc-wireless-911-location-accuracy-rules-should-demand-accountability-long-term-improvement#comments In-Building NG-911 PSAP Regulation System Design Test and Measurement FCC Urgent Matters Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:48:00 +0000 33181 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Privacy concerns raised by agencies’ use of automated license-plate readers http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-privacy-concerns-raised-agencies-use-automated-license-plate-readers <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/01/what-we-learned-oakland-raw-alpr-data">Privacy concerns raised by agencies&rsquo; use of automated license-plate readers</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2015/01/26/how-the-cable-industry-is-trying-to-reshape-the-economics-of-the-internet/">How the cable industry is trying to reshape the economics of the Internet</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-privacy-concerns-raised-agencies-use-automated-license-plate-readers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-privacy-concerns-raised-agencies-use-automated-license-plate-readers#comments Policy Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:13:00 +0000 33171 at http://urgentcomm.com AGL Conference Series: Charlotte http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-charlotte <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Omni Charlotte Hotel</span> <div class="street-address"> 132 E. Trade Street </div> <span class="locality">Charlotte</span>, <span class="region">NC</span> <span class="postal-code">28202</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="35.226449">35° 13' 35.2164" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-80.842532">80° 50' 33.1152" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=35.226449+-80.842532+%28132+E.+Trade+Street%2C+Charlotte%2C+NC%2C+28202%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.&nbsp; Learn ways to help your company increase revenue and reduce expenses, learn how new technologies can increase your business efficiency, discover new business opportunities, obtain expert advice about securing financing and regulatory approvals and leave with new information on our industry&rsquo;s future.</p> <ul style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;"> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> Usable takeaways from industry leaders and technology experts</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> Time for networking with existing clients and new contacts</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> A showcase for your company&rsquo;s products and services</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> The latest on the critical FCC DAS and small cell proceeding</li> </ul> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-charlotte" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-charlotte#comments 35.226449 -80.842532 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:22:00 +0000 33161 at http://urgentcomm.com AGL Conference Series: Denver http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-denver <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">The Curtis</span> <div class="street-address"> 1405 Curtis Street </div> <span class="locality">Denver</span>, <span class="region">CO</span> <span class="postal-code">80202</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="39.745876">39° 44' 45.1536" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-104.997260">104° 59' 50.136" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=39.745876+-104.997260+%281405+Curtis+Street%2C+Denver%2C+CO%2C+80202%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.&nbsp; Learn ways to help your company increase revenue and reduce expenses, learn how new technologies can increase your business efficiency, discover new business opportunities, obtain expert advice about securing financing and regulatory approvals and leave with new information on our industry&rsquo;s future.</p> <ul style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;"> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> Usable takeaways from industry leaders and technology experts</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> Time for networking with existing clients and new contacts</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> A showcase for your company&rsquo;s products and services</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> The latest on the critical FCC DAS and small cell proceeding</li> </ul> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-denver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-denver#comments 39.745876 -104.997260 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:22:00 +0000 33151 at http://urgentcomm.com AGL Conference Series: Washington, D.C. http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-washington-dc <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Westin Dulles</span> <div class="street-address"> 2520 Wasser Terrace </div> <span class="locality">Herndon</span>, <span class="region">VA</span> <span class="postal-code">20171</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="38.955628">38° 57' 20.2608" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-77.427866">77° 25' 40.3176" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=38.955628+-77.427866+%282520+Wasser+Terrace%2C+Herndon%2C+VA%2C+20171%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.&nbsp; Learn ways to help your company increase revenue and reduce expenses, learn how new technologies can increase your business efficiency, discover new business opportunities, obtain expert advice about securing financing and regulatory approvals and leave with new information on our industry&rsquo;s future.</p> <ul style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;"> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> Usable takeaways from industry leaders and technology experts</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> Time for networking with existing clients and new contacts</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> A showcase for your company&rsquo;s products and services</li> <li style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;"> The latest on the critical FCC DAS and small cell proceeding</li> </ul> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-washington-dc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-washington-dc#comments 38.955628 -77.427866 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:22:00 +0000 33141 at http://urgentcomm.com AGL Conference Series: Long Beach http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-long-beach <div class="node-body event-body"><p>Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.</p> </div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">Hyatt Regency Long Beach</span> <div class="street-address"> 200 South Pine Avenue </div> <span class="locality">Long Beach</span>, <span class="region">CA</span> <span class="postal-code">90802</span> <div class="country-name">United States</div> <span class="geo"><abbr class="latitude" title="33.763525">33° 45' 48.69" N</abbr>, <abbr class="longitude" title="-118.191471">118° 11' 29.2956" W</abbr></span> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com?q=33.763525+-118.191471+%28200+South+Pine+Avenue%2C+Long+Beach%2C+CA%2C+90802%2C+us%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Join Tower Companies, Wireless Carriers, Service Providers, DAS and Small Cell Integrators and Elected and appointed government officials at the AGL Conference Series.&nbsp; Learn ways to help your company increase revenue and reduce expenses, learn how new technologies can increase your business efficiency, discover new business opportunities, obtain expert advice about securing financing and regulatory approvals and leave with new information on our industry&rsquo;s future.</p> <ul> <li> Usable takeaways from industry leaders and technology experts</li> <li> Time for networking with existing clients and new contacts</li> <li> A showcase for your company&rsquo;s products and services</li> <li> The latest on the critical FCC DAS and small cell proceeding</li> </ul> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-long-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/agl-conference-series-long-beach#comments 33.763525 -118.191471 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:22:00 +0000 33131 at http://urgentcomm.com Speculation rampant as FCC vote nears on 911 location-accuracy rules http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/speculation-rampant-fcc-vote-nears-911-location-accuracy-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety and industry representatives spent much of Monday scrambling for information about the conditions to be included in the 911 location-accuracy proposed rules that are scheduled to be voted upon by FCC commissioners during Thursday’s open meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/speculation-rampant-fcc-vote-nears-911-location-accuracy-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/regulation/speculation-rampant-fcc-vote-nears-911-location-accuracy-rules#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Regulation FCC Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:31:00 +0000 33121 at http://urgentcomm.com Top 5 stories: Week of Jan. 19-23 http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/top-5-stories-week-jan-19-23 <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a look at the most popular stories onIWCE’s Urgent Communications from last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/top-5-stories-week-jan-19-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/top-5-stories-week-jan-19-23#comments TETRA Motorola Solutions Mon, 26 Jan 2015 20:05:00 +0000 33111 at http://urgentcomm.com SceneDoc gets investment from Motorola Solutions http://urgentcomm.com/field-reporting/scenedoc-gets-investment-motorola-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety software provider SceneDoc announces the completion of a $4 million Series A round of funding with participation from Motorola Solutions’ venture-capital unit and a group of angel investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/field-reporting/scenedoc-gets-investment-motorola-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/field-reporting/scenedoc-gets-investment-motorola-solutions#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Field Reporting Public Safety Public Safety Motorola Solutions Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:35:00 +0000 33101 at http://urgentcomm.com Impact Radio Accessories: Keith Kostek discusses Threat4 acquisition http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/impact-radio-accessories-keith-kostek-discusses-threat4-acquisition <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Keith Kostek, owner and CEO of Impact Radio Accessories, talks about his company’s recent acquisition of Threat4, which will allow Impact Radio Accessories to compete for more government and public-safety contract in the future.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/subscriber-devices/impact-radio-accessories-keith-kostek-discusses-threat4-acquisition" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="//urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/01/impactt4.png" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Impact Radio Accessories--Keith Kostek .MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5049646">Impact Radio Accessories--Keith Kostek .MP3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/impact-radio-accessories-keith-kostek-discusses-threat4-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/impact-radio-accessories-keith-kostek-discusses-threat4-acquisition#comments Land-Mobile Radio Subscriber Devices Federal Government/Military Public Safety Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:53:00 +0000 33091 at http://urgentcomm.com IWCE Featured Exhibitors http://urgentcomm.com/iwce-featured-exhibitors <div class="node-body page-body">Featured exhibitors at IWCE 2015.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/iwce-featured-exhibitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:38:19 +0000 33081 at http://urgentcomm.com Mutualink’s collaboration platform part of New Jersey’s deployable public-safety LTE solution http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-s-collaboration-platform-part-new-jersey-s-deployable-public-safety-lte-s <div class="node-body article-body">New Jersey’s deployable public-safety LTE system will include collaboration software from Mutualink that is designed to ensure local-area interoperability via multiple technologies in almost all circumstances, as well as long-range interoperability when backhaul connectivity is available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-s-collaboration-platform-part-new-jersey-s-deployable-public-safety-lte-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-s-collaboration-platform-part-new-jersey-s-deployable-public-safety-lte-s#comments Interoperability Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:40:00 +0000 33071 at http://urgentcomm.com LTE Latin America http://urgentcomm.com/lte-latin-america <div class="node-body event-body"></div> <h3 class="location-locations-header">Location</h3> <div class="location-locations-wrapper"> <div class="location vcard"> <div class="adr"> <span class="fn">SulAmerica Convention Center</span> <span class="locality">Rio de Janeiro</span> <div class="country-name">Brazil</div> </div> <div class="map-link"> <div class="location map-link">See map: <a href="http://maps.google.com.br?q=%2C+Rio+de+Janeiro%2C+%2C+%2C+br+%28SulAmerica+Convention+Center%29">Google Maps</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Celebrating its&nbsp;<strong>6<strong>th year</strong></strong>, LTE Latin America follows on from last year&rsquo;s hugely successful show, and is returning to&nbsp;<strong>Rio de Janeiro</strong>&nbsp;in a new venue -&nbsp;<strong>Sulamerica Convention Center -&nbsp;</strong>with an&nbsp;<strong>extended conference programme</strong>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<strong>new speakers</strong>&nbsp;from the whole ecosystem to give greater depth and breadth of discussion around the region&rsquo;s most pertinent mobile broadband developments.</p> <p>A great new feature for this year will be the event&rsquo;s co-location with the launch event&nbsp;<strong>Network Virtualization &amp; SDN Latin America</strong>, which is part of the Network Virtualization Global Events.</p> <p>According to the SNS Research, NFV and SDN models will eliminate the need for investment of about $32 billion in physical networks by 2020. The company also predicts the worldwide market for NFV grow from $ 181 million in 2013 to $ 2.4 billion in 2018. The virtualization of services restricts chronic and unsustainable growth in network infrastructure and protects the future economic viability of telcos, so the models NFV and SDN is a strategy to address what many experts see as one of the biggest challenges that the industry faces today.</p> <p><strong>700+ high-level attendees</strong>&nbsp;are expected&nbsp;<strong>(60%+ of whom will be representing operators)</strong>&nbsp;from&nbsp;<strong>30+ countries</strong>&nbsp;across Latin America and beyond , bringing together the ecosystem to discuss a wide range of issues including VoLTE, LTE Roaming, Signaling, Cloud RAN, HetNets/Small Cells, Wi-Fi, SDN, NFV, Big Data / Data analytics, Monetizing LTE, Architecture and QoS Challenges, SON, LTE-Advanced/5G, LTE business models, handling the mobile data explosion, backhaul and much, much more!</p> <p>Follow from last year we will have an exclusive session about Signaling, that continuous to be one of the big challenges for operators.</p> <p><strong>LTE Latin America 2015 &ndash; Your one chance to meet all the movers &amp; shakers from within the regional LTE community in one dedicated LTE forum.</strong></p> <p>Visit <a href="http://latam.lteconference.com/">http://latam.lteconference.com/</a> to find out more</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://urgentcomm.com/lte-latin-america#comments Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:08:00 +0000 33051 at http://urgentcomm.com IWCE 2015 offers registration packages for every budget http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-2015-offers-registration-packages-every-budget <div class="node-body blog-body">IWCE 2015 is the best place to see the latest communications technologies equipment and learn about the most recent developments in this ever-changing industry. Because the needs of every attendee are different, IWCE offers several registration packages to meet your budget and schedule. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/urgentcomm-iwce-blog">Urgentcomm IWCE Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-2015-offers-registration-packages-every-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-2015-offers-registration-packages-every-budget#comments IWCE Urgentcomm IWCE Blog Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:02:00 +0000 33061 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Latest FCC auction shatters spectrum myths http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-latest-fcc-auction-shatters-spectrum-myths <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://gigaom.com/2015/01/17/latest-fcc-auction-shatters-spectrum-myths/">Latest FCC auction shatters spectrum myths</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.theverge.com/2015/1/21/7868285/google-reportedly-close-to-launching-wireless-service-sprint-t-mobile">Google allegedly close to launching its own wireless service using Sprint, T-Mobile</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-latest-fcc-auction-shatters-spectrum-myths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-latest-fcc-auction-shatters-spectrum-myths#comments FCC Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:41:00 +0000 33041 at http://urgentcomm.com Nationwide wireless carriers alter proposed roadmap to improve location accuracy for indoor 911 calls http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/nationwide-wireless-carriers-alter-proposed-roadmap-improve-location-accuracy-indoor-911-calls <div class="node-body article-body">All four nationwide wireless carriers submit a joint filing to the FCC that outlines changes to their previous proposal on location accuracy for indoor 911 calls, including new performance metrics, greater focus on the vertical Z-axis coordinate and a willingness to work on privacy issues associated with a proposed new database of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth beacon infrastructure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/nationwide-wireless-carriers-alter-proposed-roadmap-improve-location-accuracy-indoor-911-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/nationwide-wireless-carriers-alter-proposed-roadmap-improve-location-accuracy-indoor-911-calls#comments In-Building Local Area Regulation FCC Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:25:00 +0000 33031 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: The myth of neutral technology: Body cameras only as effective as the humans that use them http://urgentcomm.com/mobile/newscan-myth-neutral-technology-body-cameras-only-effective-humans-use-them <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2015/01/the-myth-of-neutral-technology/384330/">The myth of neutral technology: Body cameras only as effective as the humans that use them</a></p> <p><a href="http://fox8.com/2015/01/12/police-union-president-body-cameras-could-create-more-issues-than-its-going-to-solve/">Cleveland police union objects to body-worn cameras</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/mobile/newscan-myth-neutral-technology-body-cameras-only-effective-humans-use-them" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/mobile/newscan-myth-neutral-technology-body-cameras-only-effective-humans-use-them#comments Mobile Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:15:00 +0000 33021 at http://urgentcomm.com Top 5 stories: Week of Jan. 12-16 http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/top-5-stories-week-jan-12-16 <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a look at the most popular stories on IWCE’s Urgent Communications from last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/top-5-stories-week-jan-12-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/top-5-stories-week-jan-12-16#comments Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tue, 20 Jan 2015 18:13:00 +0000 33011 at http://urgentcomm.com NG-911 project from TCS will bring unprecedented connectivity, South Dakota 911 leader says http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/ng-911-project-tcs-will-bring-unprecedented-connectivity-south-dakota-911-leader-says <div class="node-body article-body">South Dakota selects TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) for a five-year, $16.4 million contract that will bring next-generation 911 technology to all of its public-safety answering points (PSAPs) in the next two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/ng-911-project-tcs-will-bring-unprecedented-connectivity-south-dakota-911-leader-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/ng-911-project-tcs-will-bring-unprecedented-connectivity-south-dakota-911-leader-says#comments NG-911 Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0000 33001 at http://urgentcomm.com <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">South Dakota 911 Coordinator Shawnie Rechtenbaugh</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px;">South Dakota 911 Coordinator Shawnie Rechtenbaugh</span></p> Motorola Solutions issues statement regarding company’s TETRA plans in North America http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-issues-statement-regarding-company-s-tetra-plans-north-america <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions receives FCC certification for a TETRA base station—a technological offering that the company has deployed extensively throughout in other continents, but not in North America. Motorola Solutions declined to be interviewed by IWCE’s Urgent Communications about its North American TETRA plans, but the company did provide a statement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-issues-statement-regarding-company-s-tetra-plans-north-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-issues-statement-regarding-company-s-tetra-plans-north-america#comments Enterprise P25 Public Safety TETRA Motorola Solutions Mon, 19 Jan 2015 16:51:00 +0000 32991 at http://urgentcomm.com Why carrier-hosted P25 as a Service provides a roadmap for greater agency participation http://urgentcomm.com/blog/why-carrier-hosted-p25-service-provides-roadmap-greater-agency-participation <div class="node-body blog-body">Public-safety agencies have been reluctant to adopt shared P25 service offerings due to undesirable governance policies, but carrier-hosted P25 as a Service solves that problem.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/view-from-the-top">View from the Top</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/why-carrier-hosted-p25-service-provides-roadmap-greater-agency-participation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/why-carrier-hosted-p25-service-provides-roadmap-greater-agency-participation#comments Interoperability P25 Policy Public Safety System Maintenance System Management Cassidian View from the Top Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:11:00 +0000 32981 at http://urgentcomm.com NetMotion Wireless announces diagnostic capabilities for its mobile VPN solution http://urgentcomm.com/netmotion/netmotion-wireless-announces-diagnostic-capabilities-its-mobile-vpn-solution <div class="node-body article-body">NetMotion Wireless announces the availability of NetMotion Diagnostics for Mobility, which enables first-level diagnostic mobile VPN testing that is designed to streamline connectivity troubleshooting for users and technical-support personnel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/netmotion/netmotion-wireless-announces-diagnostic-capabilities-its-mobile-vpn-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/netmotion/netmotion-wireless-announces-diagnostic-capabilities-its-mobile-vpn-solution#comments Software Applications Enterprise Network Management Software Public Safety NetMotion Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:59:00 +0000 32971 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Obama wants Congress to increase prison sentences for hackers, expand hacking definition http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-obama-wants-congress-increase-prison-sentences-hackers-expand-hacking-definiti <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/01/obama-wants-congress-to-increase-prison-sentences-for-hackers/">Obama wants Congress to increase prison sentences for hackers, expand hacking definition</a></p> <p><a href="http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/01/google-wont-fix-bug-hitting-60-percent-of-android-phones/">Google won&rsquo;t fix bug hitting 60% of Android phones</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-obama-wants-congress-increase-prison-sentences-hackers-expand-hacking-definiti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/newscan-obama-wants-congress-increase-prison-sentences-hackers-expand-hacking-definiti#comments Cybersecurity Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:31:00 +0000 32961 at http://urgentcomm.com IWCE 2015 will help your company showcase its offerings http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-2015-will-help-your-company-showcase-its-offerings <div class="node-body blog-body">Don’t miss the unique opportunity to showcase your products/services at IWCE 2015, which will be conducted March 16-20 in Las Vegas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/urgentcomm-iwce-blog">Urgentcomm IWCE Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-2015-will-help-your-company-showcase-its-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-2015-will-help-your-company-showcase-its-offerings#comments IWCE Urgentcomm IWCE Blog Thu, 15 Jan 2015 16:06:00 +0000 32951 at http://urgentcomm.com