Topics http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31061/more en JPS Interoperability Solutions announces integration of broadband in new offerings http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/jps-interoperability-solutions-announces-integration-broadband-new-offerings <div class="node-body article-body">JPS Interoperability Solutions this week will showcase new offerings that leverage more powerful processors to enable interoperable connectivity with broadband solutions, as well as traditional narrowband technology. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/jps-interoperability-solutions-announces-integration-broadband-new-offerings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/jps-interoperability-solutions-announces-integration-broadband-new-offerings#comments Interoperability Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:59:00 +0000 49751 at http://urgentcomm.com LA-RICS: Scott Edson and John Radeleff discuss leadership transition in Los Angeles-area public-safety communications program http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-scott-edson-and-john-radeleff-discuss-leadership-transitio-0 <div class="node-body video-body">Scott Edson (left) and John Radeleff explain the leadership transition at the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS), which has deployed the largest public-safety LTE network in the United States and is constructing a new P25 network. Edson is in his first week as executive director for LA-RICS, replacing Radeleff, who served as the LA-RICS interim executive director for the past year.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-scott-edson-and-john-radeleff-discuss-leadership-transitio-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-scott-edson-and-john-radeleff-discuss-leadership-transitio-0#comments Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Mon, 27 Mar 2017 04:14:00 +0000 49741 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet reschedules special board meeting for March 28, vote for AT&T procurement win still expected http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-reschedules-special-board-meeting-march-28-vote-att-procurement-win-still-expe <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet announces that its board will conduct a special meeting next Tuesday—a day earlier than previously announced—when a vote is expected to set the stage for AT&T to be awarded with a 25-year deal to deploy and maintain the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-reschedules-special-board-meeting-march-28-vote-att-procurement-win-still-expe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-reschedules-special-board-meeting-march-28-vote-att-procurement-win-still-expe#comments Long-Term Evolution Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:40:00 +0000 49671 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD makes $10 million investment in Sonim Technologies http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-makes-10-million-investment-sonim-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">JVCKENWOOD announces an investment in ultra-rugged LTE handset manufacturer Sonim Technologies in a deal that represents collaboration between “the best of broadband technologies and the best of LMR technologies,” according to Sonim Technologies CEO Bob Plaschke.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-makes-10-million-investment-sonim-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-makes-10-million-investment-sonim-technologies#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet IWCE Kenwood Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:52:00 +0000 49661 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet board sets March 29 special meeting, expected to approve AT&T procurement win http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-sets-march-29-special-meeting-expected-approve-att-procurement-win <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet announces that its board members will conduct a special meeting next Wednesday, when a vote is expected that would set the stage for the AT&T bidding team to be awarded with a 25-year deal to build and maintain the much-anticipated nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-sets-march-29-special-meeting-expected-approve-att-procurement-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-sets-march-29-special-meeting-expected-approve-att-procurement-win#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:59:00 +0000 49651 at http://urgentcomm.com Michigan becomes latest state to issue RFP for public-safety LTE; Colorado bid expected soon http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/michigan-becomes-latest-state-issue-rfp-public-safety-lte-colorado-bid-expected- <div class="node-body article-body">Michigan issues a request for proposal (RFP) seeking bids to build out and maintain the public-safety LTE radio access network (RAN) within the state, if the governor chooses the “opt-out” alternative to FirstNet. Colorado is expected to issue its RFP during the next few weeks.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/michigan-becomes-latest-state-issue-rfp-public-safety-lte-colorado-bid-expected-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/michigan-becomes-latest-state-issue-rfp-public-safety-lte-colorado-bid-expected-#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:27:00 +0000 49611 at http://urgentcomm.com Judge rules for U.S. government in FirstNet court case, clearing path for expected AT&T award http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/judge-rules-us-government-firstnet-court-case-clearing-path-expected <div class="node-body article-body">A federal judge rules against Rivada Mercury’s protest against the FirstNet procurement protest, a move that is expected to set the stage for AT&T to be awarded the 25-year contract to build and maintain the much-anticipated nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/judge-rules-us-government-firstnet-court-case-clearing-path-expected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/judge-rules-us-government-firstnet-court-case-clearing-path-expected#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government System Design NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 17 Mar 2017 21:49:00 +0000 49601 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet staff ‘ready to go’ after contract award is made; board opts to decline resolution vote http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-staff-ready-go-after-contract-award-made-board-opts-decline <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet’s staff says it is prepared to act quickly on tasks necessary to deploy a nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) while eagerly anticipating a key court decision. Meanwhile, FirstNet board members opted against voting on a delegation resolution that had been on the agenda. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-staff-ready-go-after-contract-award-made-board-opts-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-staff-ready-go-after-contract-award-made-board-opts-decline#comments Policy Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 15 Mar 2017 20:03:00 +0000 49581 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet board slated to consider resolution that could set stage for potential nationwide award http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-slated-consider-resolution-could-set-stage-potential-nationwide-award <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet board members are expected to consider a resolution that could prepare the organization to facilitate a possible award of the contract to build and maintain the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) under the correct circumstances, according to the agenda for tomorrow’s regular board meeting. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-slated-consider-resolution-could-set-stage-potential-nationwide-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-slated-consider-resolution-could-set-stage-potential-nationwide-award#comments Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:22:00 +0000 49551 at http://urgentcomm.com Maximizing the potential of the NPSBN and NG911 http://urgentcomm.com/blog/maximizing-potential-npsbn-and-ng911 <div class="node-body blog-body">Both the next-generation 911 (NG911) and the nationwide public-safety broadband networks (NPSBN) promise to be game-changing public-safety communications networks. They will be even better, if they are integrated properly. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/maximizing-potential-npsbn-and-ng911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/maximizing-potential-npsbn-and-ng911#comments Cybersecurity Funding Interoperability NG-911 Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design View from the Top Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0000 49541 at http://urgentcomm.com