Backhaul en Reliable high-speed backhaul vital for delivering mission-critical HD multimedia services to first responders <div class="node-body blog-body">Technology exists to support systems that can deliver high-definition video to first responders in real time—a potentially very valuable application to public safety. But planning for such systems needs to include measures to ensure that the backhaul will be available when needed and has adequate capacity to deliver the low-latency experience that will be needed to help officials make critical decisions. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Backhaul Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design Video View from the Top Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:49:00 +0000 47801 at Police vests go broadband: How body-worn cameras affect mission critical infrastructure <div class="node-body blog-body">Body-worn cameras on police officers promise many benefits, but developing a secure, fast method to upload the video content is critical to the technology being used to its full potential.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Backhaul Public Safety View from the Top Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:00:00 +0000 47571 at FCC votes to open up almost 11 GHz of spectrum to support 5G deployments <div class="node-body article-body">FCC commissioners approve rules for wireless operations in frequencies above 24 GHz, spectrum that is expected to be leveraged significantly as 5G technologies are commercialized during the several years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Backhaul 3GPP Regulation System Design FCC Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:04:00 +0000 47051 at FCC cites public-safety needs, proposes to revamp network-outage reporting process to include IP-based systems <div class="node-body article-body">FCC commissioners vote to refine network-outage reports that must be filed to reflect the performance of legacy networks, in addition to exploring the idea that wireless carriers and commercial broadband providers with IP-based systems would be subject to similar requirements in the interest of public safety. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tower & Site Cybersecurity Enterprise Fiber Optics Public Safety Regulation FCC Thu, 26 May 2016 20:10:00 +0000 46061 at AT&T announces plan to deploy nationwide ESInet to support PSAPs’ transition to NG911 <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T announces its plan to deploy a nationwide Emergency Services IP network (ESInet) that meets the core networking standards that public-safety answering points (PSAPs) must have to transition to next-generation 911 (NG911) that will enable text, data, video and photo communications, as well as emergency voice calls.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Backhaul Dispatch Funding NG-911 PSAP State & Local Government Wed, 02 Mar 2016 21:09:00 +0000 43451 at Hughes: Tony Bardo discusses SANDy Act, role of satellite in making communications resilient <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Tony Bardo, assistant vice president for government solutions at Hughes Network Systems, talks about network-resiliency aspects of new federal legislation proposed by Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ), as well as the role that satellite can play in important initiatives such as next-generation 911 and FirstNet.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/satellite/hughes-tony-bardo-discusses-sandy-act-role-satellite-making-communications-resilient" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="" 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="" /><a href=" Bardo podcast.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=16237160">Tony Bardo podcast.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Satellite Wide Area Wed, 16 Dec 2015 16:30:00 +0000 39901 at Newscan: Alcatel-Lucent sees ‘major breakthrough’ in MIMO technology to achieve petabit-per-second speeds needed for 5G <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="">Alcatel-Lucent sees &lsquo;major breakthrough&rsquo; in MIMO technology to achieve petabit-per-second speeds needed for 5G</a></p> <p><a href="">FCC proposes millions in fines, collects $0</a></p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fiber Optics Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:46:00 +0000 39561 at Wireless backhaul can help support the next generation of public-safety technology <div class="node-body blog-body">Whether the purpose is to provide additional bandwidth capacity or redundant connectivity to a cell site, wireless backhaul solutions can be used to help public-safety agencies realize their requirements for reliable high-speed data throughput to support applications such as next-generation 911.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Backhaul View from the Top Tue, 27 Oct 2015 04:48:00 +0000 38991 at Fujitsu: David Oberholzer discusses company's role in FirstNet early-builder projects <div class="node-body video-body">David Oberholzer, director of wireless business development for Fujitsu Network Communications, highlights the company's roles in three of the five early-builder projects approved by FirstNet during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the CCA conference in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Backhaul Public Safety Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 07 Oct 2015 22:43:00 +0000 38721 at New Jersey, Pennsylvania officials highlight successful public-safety LTE use during papal visit <div class="node-body article-body">As Pope Francis visited Philadelphia last weekend, law-enforcement personnel responsible for ensuring the pontiff’s safety had unprecedented access to real-time video and other key applications, thanks to the use of deployable public-safety LTE units provided by the state of New Jersey’s JerseyNet program.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Interoperability Microwave Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Satellite System Operation NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 01 Oct 2015 17:08:00 +0000 38651 at