Subscriber Devices http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31191/more en What to expect at APCO 2017 http://urgentcomm.com/blog/what-expect-apco-2017 <div class="node-body blog-body">This year's APCO conference marks a turning point, as attendees arrive for the first time with FirstNet as an operational network in parts of the U.S. Here is one analyst's take on what we are likely to see—and not see—at APCO 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/what-expect-apco-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/what-expect-apco-2017#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Applications Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government APCO NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:35:00 +0000 51491 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet, AT&T make commitments to Congress on volunteer pricing, devices, finances http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-att-make-commitments-congress-volunteer-pricing-devices-finances <div class="node-body article-body">​Volunteer public-safety officers subscribing to FirstNet in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) scenario will realize “significant” monthly savings when compared to a traditional commercial wireless offering, an AT&amp;T official said during a Senate subcommittee hearing.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-att-make-commitments-congress-volunteer-pricing-devices-finances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-att-make-commitments-congress-volunteer-pricing-devices-finances#comments Subscriber Devices Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:44:00 +0000 51281 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions’ new LTE handheld device certified by AT&T, is ‘FirstNet-ready’ http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-new-lte-handheld-device-certified-att-firstnet-ready <div class="node-body article-body">​Motorola Solutions announces the availability of the LEX F10, a durable public-safety LTE handheld device that has been certified by AT&T and is “FirstNet-ready,” supporting operation on FirstNet’s 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum and AT&T’s commercial spectrum bands, according to a Motorola Solutions official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-new-lte-handheld-device-certified-att-firstnet-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-new-lte-handheld-device-certified-att-firstnet-ready#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Smartphones NTIA/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:50:00 +0000 51141 at http://urgentcomm.com PSCR: Scott Ledgerwood demonstrates how hackers can compromise a handheld device http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/pscr-scott-ledgerwood-demonstrates-how-hackers-can-compromise-handheld-device <div class="node-body video-body">Scott Ledgerwood, an IT security specialist for the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division, demonstrates how hackers can leverage a remote-access Trojan virus to access sensitive information and gain control of a device’s key functions. Ledgerwood provided the demonstration last week during the PSCR Broadband Stakeholder Meeting in San Antonio. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/pscr-scott-ledgerwood-demonstrates-how-hackers-can-compromise-handheld-device" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/pscr-scott-ledgerwood-demonstrates-how-hackers-can-compromise-handheld-device#comments Subscriber Devices Cybersecurity Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:07:00 +0000 51051 at http://urgentcomm.com Pryme teams with Zello, others to provide accessories in fast-growing cellular PTT market http://urgentcomm.com/applications/pryme-teams-zello-others-provide-accessories-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="http://urgentcomm.com/applications/pryme-teams-zello-others-provide-accessories-fast-growing-cellular-ptt-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/applications/pryme-teams-zello-others-provide-accessories-fast-growing-cellular-ptt-market#comments 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 http://urgentcomm.com Court releases redacted decision in FirstNet case; Rivada Mercury disagrees with criticisms of its proposal http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/court-releases-redacted-decision-firstnet-case-rivada-mercury-disagrees-criticisms-its- <div class="node-body article-body">Evaluators determined that Rivada Mercury’s proposal to build and maintain FirstNet’s nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) was “risky” because of uncertainty surrounding third-party funding, teaming agreements and its wholesale-broadband-market business plan, according to a court ruling released last Friday. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/court-releases-redacted-decision-firstnet-case-rivada-mercury-disagrees-criticisms-its-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/court-releases-redacted-decision-firstnet-case-rivada-mercury-disagrees-criticisms-its-#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Smart Devices System Design NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 04 Apr 2017 14:21:00 +0000 50011 at http://urgentcomm.com Sonim-Southern Linc: Bob Escalle and Rob Butts discuss deal that will let Southern Linc LTE customers buy Sonim handsets http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-southern-linc-bob-escalle-and-rob-butts-discuss-deal-will-let-southern-lin <div class="node-body video-body">Bob Escalle, Sonim Technologies' vice president for the public-safety market segment, and Rob Butts, Southern Linc's director of business and government, outline the agreement announced last week that will allow Southern Linc LTE customers to purchase smart devices manufactured by Sonim Technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-southern-linc-bob-escalle-and-rob-butts-discuss-deal-will-let-southern-lin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-southern-linc-bob-escalle-and-rob-butts-discuss-deal-will-let-southern-lin#comments Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Smart Devices Utility Sun, 02 Apr 2017 22:54:00 +0000 49981 at http://urgentcomm.com Icom America: Mark Behrends outlines capabilities of company's latest NXDN IDAS portable, mobile radios http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mark-behrends-outlines-capabilities-companys-latest-nxdn-idas-portable-mobile-radi <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="http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mark-behrends-outlines-capabilities-companys-latest-nxdn-idas-portable-mobile-radi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mark-behrends-outlines-capabilities-companys-latest-nxdn-idas-portable-mobile-radi#comments Subscriber Devices Critical Infrastructure Enterprise NXDN IWCE Icom Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:13:00 +0000 49931 at http://urgentcomm.com Sonim: CEO Bob Plaschke highlights features of company's new rugged car kits for LTE handsets http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/sonim-ceo-bob-plaschke-highlights-features-companys-new-rugged-car-kits-lte-hands <div class="node-body video-body">Sonim Technologies Chairman and CEO Bob Plaschke showcases characteristics of the company's rugged USB-connected car kit, which is designed to meet the needs of public-safety and military customers. Sonim also offers a Bluetooth-connected version of the car at a lower price point for users that do not require some of public-safety and military features. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/sonim-ceo-bob-plaschke-highlights-features-companys-new-rugged-car-kits-lte-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/sonim-ceo-bob-plaschke-highlights-features-companys-new-rugged-car-kits-lte-hands#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Federal Government/Military Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:12:00 +0000 47671 at http://urgentcomm.com Taking a bite out of public-safety hazards, one byte at a time http://urgentcomm.com/blog/taking-bite-out-public-safety-hazards-one-byte-time <div class="node-body blog-body">The new possibilities that information and communications technology (ICT) innovations enable—particularly in the area of mobility—are tremendous. When they are applied to a service as indispensable as public safety, the net result is safer, healthier and more stable communities that provide a dramatically higher quality of life for all.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/taking-bite-out-public-safety-hazards-one-byte-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/taking-bite-out-public-safety-hazards-one-byte-time#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Subscriber Devices Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation Tracking, Monitoring & Control View from the Top Tue, 21 Jun 2016 18:58:00 +0000 46511 at http://urgentcomm.com