Land-Mobile Radio en EJL Wireless Research: Earl Lum discusses the future of in-building coverage for public-safety communications <div class="node-body video-body">Earl Lum, president of EJL Wireless Research, outlines some of the challenges facing vendors, governments and building owners as they try to support public safety's in-building communications needs for LMR and LTE systems.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Public Safety State & Local Government System Design Mon, 29 May 2017 22:13:00 +0000 50611 at Hytera Communications completes acquisition of Sepura <div class="node-body article-body">​China-based Hytera Communications announces that it completed the acquisition of the Sepura Group, ending the months-long saga for the $92 million all-cash purchase of the United Kingdom (UK)-based provider of TETRA products and solutions.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Funding Hytera PowerTrunk Thu, 25 May 2017 22:33:00 +0000 50601 at Hytera Communications deal for Sepura expected to close next week <div class="node-body article-body">Hytera Communications plans to complete its $92 million deal to buy Sepura on May 24 after receiving favorable indications recently from regulators in Germany and the United Kingdom (UK), according to a joint statement from the companies released this week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding TETRA Hytera Thu, 18 May 2017 19:44:00 +0000 50491 at Recent events underscore significant market impact of LMR-LTE convergence <div class="node-body blog-body">Many of the key trends that were displayed and discussed during IWCE 2017 promise to have a significant impact on the critical-communications industry throughout the rest of the year and into the long-term future.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety IWCE Urgent Matters Mon, 08 May 2017 15:18:00 +0000 50396 at Pryme teams with Zello, others to provide accessories in fast-growing cellular PTT market <div class="node-body article-body">A growing number of enterprises are replacing or augmenting land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems with Zello’s push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offering combined with speaker microphones and other accessories from Pryme, according to officials from both companies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Applications Coverage & Interference Cybersecurity Enterprise Smart Devices State & Local Government Mon, 01 May 2017 19:58:00 +0000 50341 at Motorola Solutions buying Kodiak to enhance broadband push-to-talk position <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions announces an agreement to purchase Kodiak Networks, the push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) provider that has partnered with AT&T and other carriers to offer carrier-integrated PTT solutions that have complemented or replaced land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems during the past few years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Mon, 01 May 2017 19:27:00 +0000 50331 at Motorola Solutions: Mark Krizik demonstrates personnel-accountability solution for firefighters on trunked systems <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Krizik, fire market sales specialist for Motorola Solutions, demonstrates the company's personnel-accountability solution, which is designed primarily to meet the needs of fire-department customers when responding to an incident. Previously available for users with conventional radio systems, the solution now also works with trunked radio systems.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Incident Command/Situational Awareness Analog Personnel Tracking Trunking IWCE Motorola Solutions Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:13:00 +0000 50231 at Kodiak: Bruce Lawler highlights rural deployment, application integrations, MCPTT future <div class="node-body video-body">Bruce Lawler, Kodiak chief product officer and co-founder, describes how the company’s carrier-integrated push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) solution is being used in a rural Texas county, as well as highlighting efforts to integrate applications with the Kodiak offering. Lawler also discusses Kodiak's positioning as the industry pursues commercial availability of the mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) standard approved last year.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Interoperability Public Safety IWCE Wed, 05 Apr 2017 15:23:00 +0000 50051 at JVCKENWOOD USA: James Jones highlights flexibility within new NX-3000 series of NEXEDGE radios <div class="node-body video-body">James Jones, JVCKENWOOD USA's senior manager for research and development, outlines key features of the NX-3000 series of mid-tier NEXEDGE radios, including the fact that the subscriber units support DMR operation, as well as NXDN and analog usage. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> DMR Enterprise NXDN IWCE Kenwood Tue, 04 Apr 2017 17:31:00 +0000 50021 at Icom America: Mark Behrends outlines capabilities of company's latest NXDN IDAS portable, mobile radios <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Behrends, senior strategic sales manager at Icom America, showcases the features and functionality associated with the company's latest IDAS portable and mobile radios that leverage NXDN technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Subscriber Devices Critical Infrastructure Enterprise NXDN IWCE Icom Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:13:00 +0000 49931 at