Land-Mobile Radio http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31101/more en EWA unveils Cevo Go service, providing ‘instant’ spectrum coordination via smart device http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-unveils-cevo-go-service-providing-instant-spectrum-coordination-smart-device <div class="node-body article-body">Conducting business via a smart device is commonplace in today’s world, be it ordering a pizza, buying a gift or completing bank transactions. Add certain frequency coordination to the list, thanks to Cevo Go, a new Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) service that lets users secure certified frequencies for single-site LMR systems in a matter of minutes. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-unveils-cevo-go-service-providing-instant-spectrum-coordination-smart-device" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-unveils-cevo-go-service-providing-instant-spectrum-coordination-smart-device#comments Land-Mobile Radio Enterprise Policy Spectrum/Frequency Coordination EWA FCC Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:23:00 +0000 52391 at http://urgentcomm.com Cash-strapped public-safety agencies adopting non-P25 technologies with increasing frequency, NPSTC says http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cash-strapped-public-safety-agencies-adopting-non-p25-technologies-increasing-frequ <div class="node-body article-body">​An increasing number of public-safety agencies—particularly those with smaller budgets and/or located in rural areas—are opting for land-mobile-radio technologies other than P25, according to John Lenihan, chairman of the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) interoperability committee. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cash-strapped-public-safety-agencies-adopting-non-p25-technologies-increasing-frequ" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cash-strapped-public-safety-agencies-adopting-non-p25-technologies-increasing-frequ#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Funding Interoperability P25 Public Safety NPSTC Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000 52031 at http://urgentcomm.com Industry Spotlight on Tony Gray, chief executive at the TCCA http://urgentcomm.com/blog/industry-spotlight-tony-gray-chief-executive-tcca <div class="node-body blog-body">TCCA CEO Tony Gray discusses the future roles of broadband and LMR technologies within the critical-communications industry during this question-and-answer preview of the Critical Communications MENA show, which will be conducted on Sept. 25-26 in Dubai.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/industry-spotlight-tony-gray-chief-executive-tcca" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/industry-spotlight-tony-gray-chief-executive-tcca#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet TETRA TETRA + CCA View from the Top Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:19:00 +0000 52021 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris County officials detail communications impacts of unprecedented flooding in aftermath of Hurricane Harvey http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-county-officials-detail-communications-impacts-unprecedented-flooding-aftermath-hurricane <div class="node-body article-body">​While the vast majority of public-safety LMR and LTE sites in Harris County, Texas, have remained operational since the landfall of Hurricane Harvey, unprecedented flooding from the event could result in multiple new policy and resource decisions in the future, according to county officials. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-county-officials-detail-communications-impacts-unprecedented-flooding-aftermath-hurricane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-county-officials-detail-communications-impacts-unprecedented-flooding-aftermath-hurricane#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution P25 Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:11:00 +0000 52001 at http://urgentcomm.com City of Houston P25 network maintains operation despite losing one site to post-Harvey flooding, official says http://urgentcomm.com/p25/city-houston-p25-network-maintains-operation-despite-losing-one-site-post-harvey-flooding-offici <div class="node-body article-body">​Houston continues its recovery efforts amid severe floods in the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey, but the city’s P25 network “stayed up and hummed through the whole thing,” despite losing one site to flooding and facing oil-replenishment challenges for backup generators, according to the city’s Deputy CIO Tom Sorley. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/city-houston-p25-network-maintains-operation-despite-losing-one-site-post-harvey-flooding-offici" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/city-houston-p25-network-maintains-operation-despite-losing-one-site-post-harvey-flooding-offici#comments Land-Mobile Radio P25 Public Safety State & Local Government System Maintenance Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:39:00 +0000 51961 at http://urgentcomm.com Network providers work to overcome communications challenges caused by Harvey http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/network-providers-work-overcome-communications-challenges-caused-harvey <div class="node-body article-body">Hurricane-force winds during the weekend and unprecedented flooding have created significant challenges in southeast Texas during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but communications for public safety and commercial carriers largely have been maintained, according to multiple sources. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/network-providers-work-overcome-communications-challenges-caused-harvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/network-providers-work-overcome-communications-challenges-caused-harvey#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Power Commercial Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Tue, 29 Aug 2017 22:23:00 +0000 51801 at http://urgentcomm.com Hytera Communications sues Motorola Solutions for patent infringement http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-communications-sues-motorola-solutions-patent-infringement <div class="node-body article-body">​Hytera Communications files a lawsuit against Motorola Solutions for allegedly infringing upon Hytera’s patented sound-adjustment control technology, according to a press release from the China-based LMR manufacturer that escalates the intellectual-property disputes between the two companies.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-communications-sues-motorola-solutions-patent-infringement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-communications-sues-motorola-solutions-patent-infringement#comments Subscriber Devices DMR Enterprise Policy Hytera Motorola Solutions Tue, 29 Aug 2017 06:09:00 +0000 51781 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions completes deal for Kodiak Networks http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-completes-deal-kodiak-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions announces that it has completed its purchase of Kodiak Networks, the push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) provider that has partnered with AT&amp;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="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-completes-deal-kodiak-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-completes-deal-kodiak-networks#comments Land-Mobile Radio Applications Enterprise P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:03:00 +0000 51771 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T issues statement regarding position in debate on public-safety-grade definition http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-issues-statement-regarding-position-debate-public-safety-grade-definition <div class="node-body article-body">AT&amp;T will meet FirstNet’s requirements for its nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN), but the carrier is “hesistant to say that there is complete definition set in stone” about what constitutes a public-safety-grade system, according to a statement released by AT&amp;T on Tuesday. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-issues-statement-regarding-position-debate-public-safety-grade-definition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-issues-statement-regarding-position-debate-public-safety-grade-definition#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:29:00 +0000 51711 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Dan Langrill highlights capabilities of ASTRO 25-LTE interoperability solution http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dan-langrill-highlights-capabilities-astro-25-lte-interoperabi <div class="node-body video-body">Dan Langrill of Motorola Solutions describes the capabilities of the ASTRO 25 Broadband Connectivity Package, which supports communications between an ASTRO 25 network and an LTE network. Langrill spoke with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during APCO 2017 in Denver. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dan-langrill-highlights-capabilities-astro-25-lte-interoperabi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dan-langrill-highlights-capabilities-astro-25-lte-interoperabi#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety APCO Motorola Solutions Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:43:00 +0000 51651 at http://urgentcomm.com