Long-Term Evolution http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31111/more en General Dynamics: Mark Raczynski showcases FirstRunner deployable LTE system http://urgentcomm.com/base-stations/general-dynamics-mark-raczynski-showcases-firstrunner-deployable-lte-system <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Raczynski, General Dynamics Mission Systems’ business development lead and product manager for public-safety deployable systems, details the features of the FirstRunner, a 550-pound LTE deployable solution that fits into standard elevators and escalators and can be operational within 30 minutes of arriving at a scene. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/base-stations/general-dynamics-mark-raczynski-showcases-firstrunner-deployable-lte-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/base-stations/general-dynamics-mark-raczynski-showcases-firstrunner-deployable-lte-system#comments Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Base Stations Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Wide Area APCO Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:17:00 +0000 56161 at http://urgentcomm.com VNC: Keith Kaczmarek showcases IOPS-compliant Band 14 LTE network in an 8-pound backpack http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/vnc-keith-kaczmarek-showcases-iops-compliant-band-14-lte-network-8-pound-backpac <div class="node-body video-body">Keith Kaczmarek, Virtualnetcom (VNC) board member and senior vice president of strategy, explains how VNC's RAID Direct Access Response Terminal can be carried easily by first responders to provide a "bubble" of LTE coverage in locations where terrestrial networks are unavailable. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/vnc-keith-kaczmarek-showcases-iops-compliant-band-14-lte-network-8-pound-backpac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/vnc-keith-kaczmarek-showcases-iops-compliant-band-14-lte-network-8-pound-backpac#comments Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:12:00 +0000 56141 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Doug Bartman explains interoperability features of Critical Connect offering http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/motorola-solutions-doug-bartman-explains-interoperability-features-critical-connect <div class="node-body video-body">Doug Bartman of Motorola Solutions highlights the capabilities of Critical Connect, the company’s new subscription-based, interoperability solution that that provides ISSI-based functionality as a service, allowing ASTRO 25 users to talk with push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) solutions provided by Kodiak, which Motorola Solution purchased last year</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/motorola-solutions-doug-bartman-explains-interoperability-features-critical-connect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/motorola-solutions-doug-bartman-explains-interoperability-features-critical-connect#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Motorola Solutions Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:26:00 +0000 56131 at http://urgentcomm.com Public Input Needed: New NFPA Draft Standard on Emergency Service Two-way Radios http://urgentcomm.com/standards/public-input-needed-new-nfpa-draft-standard-emergency-service-two-way-radios <div class="node-body article-body">In April of 2018 the NFPA Standards Council approved the 1802 draft standard to enter into a fall 2020 cycle. Anyone can provide input or edits to the draft; you don’t need to be an NFPA member. Public comment opened in May, and will close January 3, 2019. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/standards/public-input-needed-new-nfpa-draft-standard-emergency-service-two-way-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/standards/public-input-needed-new-nfpa-draft-standard-emergency-service-two-way-radios#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution P25 Public Safety Standards Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:57:00 +0000 56121 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T FirstNet: Fred Scalera outlines capabilities in new Emergency Drop Kits for FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-firstnet-fred-scalera-outlines-capabilities-new-emergency-drop-k <div class="node-body video-body">Fred Scalera, director of public-safety strategy and policy for AT&T-FirstNet, highlights the capabilities of the Emergency Drop Kit, a 25-pound deployable package that first responders can take with them into areas that lack terrestrial-network coverage. Connectivity is provided via satellite backhaul, and the Emergency Drop Kits can be deployed in a daisy-chain method to establish a larger Wi-Fi coverage “bubble.”</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-firstnet-fred-scalera-outlines-capabilities-new-emergency-drop-k" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-firstnet-fred-scalera-outlines-capabilities-new-emergency-drop-k#comments Long-Term Evolution Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Satellite NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:45:00 +0000 56091 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet board approves $81 million operating budget, allocates money for future network investments http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-approves-81-million-operating-budget-allocates-money-future-network-inve <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet board members unanimously approve an $81 million operating budget for the 2019 fiscal year, as well as putting another $81 million in a new reserve fund and $79 million in a fund designed to pay for network reinvestment as part of the organization’s sustainable business model.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-approves-81-million-operating-budget-allocates-money-future-network-inve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-approves-81-million-operating-budget-allocates-money-future-network-inve#comments Long-Term Evolution Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:35:00 +0000 56111 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD announces plans to launch broadband unit, buy shares of Tait International http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-announces-plans-launch-broadband-unit-buy-shares-tait-international <div class="node-body article-body">Japan-based JVCKENWOOD announces plans to launch a broadband solutions business and that it has entered into an agreement to acquire shares of Tait International, noting plans to have “a capital and business alliance” with the New Zealand-based manufacturer of communications devices and networks.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-announces-plans-launch-broadband-unit-buy-shares-tait-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-announces-plans-launch-broadband-unit-buy-shares-tait-international#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding Public Safety Kenwood Tait Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:15:00 +0000 56071 at http://urgentcomm.com Updated: Sonim Technologies says SLED accessory on LTE smartphone will support direct mode, P25 trunking, ad-hoc gateway http://urgentcomm.com/p25/updated-sonim-technologies-says-sled-accessory-lte-smartphone-will-support-direct-mode-p25-trunk <div class="node-body article-body">Sonim Technologies’ P25 accessory to its XP8 rugged LTE smartphone will support full P25 conventional trunking and ad-hoc interoperability gateway functionality, in addition to providing high-powered, direct-mode communications, according to a company official. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/updated-sonim-technologies-says-sled-accessory-lte-smartphone-will-support-direct-mode-p25-trunk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/updated-sonim-technologies-says-sled-accessory-lte-smartphone-will-support-direct-mode-p25-trunk#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Fri, 10 Aug 2018 03:09:00 +0000 56051 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions says new UK deals coming soon on Airwave, ESN http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-says-new-uk-deals-coming-soon-airwave-esn <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions officials believe that a deal extending United Kingdom (UK) first responders’ use of the Airwave TETRA system will be signed within two months and that the Home Office will utilize a Kodiak push-to-talk solution on the LTE-based Emergency Services Network (ESN), according to Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-says-new-uk-deals-coming-soon-airwave-esn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-says-new-uk-deals-coming-soon-airwave-esn#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Fri, 03 Aug 2018 12:58:00 +0000 55921 at http://urgentcomm.com Buildout of FirstNet sites with Band 14 capability still ahead of schedule, AT&T official says http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/buildout-firstnet-sites-band-14-capability-still-ahead-schedule-att- <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T has added equipment to support operations on 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum at more than 2,500 cell sites and the carrier expects to meet its initial network-buildout target for FirstNet at least three months ahead of schedule, according to the AT&T official overseeing the deployment. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/buildout-firstnet-sites-band-14-capability-still-ahead-schedule-att-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/buildout-firstnet-sites-band-14-capability-still-ahead-schedule-att-#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000 55841 at http://urgentcomm.com