Tower & Site en Radvisory 5G: Keith Radousky discusses alternative strategies for densification of wireless sites <div class="node-body video-body">Keith Radousky, president of Radvisory 5G, outlines how myriad technologies can be leveraged to provide broadband wireless connectivity via cell sites in nontraditional locations, such as on the rooftops of low-rise buildings. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Backhaul Tower & Site Coverage & Interference Enterprise System Design Thu, 01 Jun 2017 21:28:00 +0000 50661 at EJL Wireless Research: Earl Lum outlines some key deployment decisions for AT&T, FirstNet <div class="node-body video-body">Earl Lum, president of EJL Wireless Research, highlights some key differences between LMR designs and the LTE architecture that AT&T will deploy for FirstNet during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at 5G North America in Austin.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation Thu, 18 May 2017 21:13:00 +0000 50511 at Assured Wireless: Steve Morley highlights company's prototype Band 14 hotspot that leverages high-power rules <div class="node-body video-body">Assured Wireless President Steve Morley discusses his company's long-range LTE connectivity products, which are designed to leverage the high-powered capabilities allowed by FCC rules for public-safety broadband services operating on the 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum licensed to FirstNet.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Repeaters IWCE Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:34:00 +0000 50241 at NATE: Todd Schlekeway outlines highlights of NATE UNITE 2017 in Fort Worth <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">NATE Executive Director Todd Schlekeway discusses the key highlights of the NATE UNITE 2017 show, including a keynote from FirstNet President TJ Kennedy, networking events and sessions on hot topics such as drone use and business opportunities associated with broadcast repacking after the FCC's 600 MHz incentive auction is completed. NATE UNITE will be conducted from Feb. 27 to March 2 in Fort Worth.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/nate/nate-todd-schlekeway-outlines-highlights-nate-unite-2017-fort-worth" 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=" Schlekeway podcast_2.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5237248">Todd Schlekeway podcast.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tower & Site NATE Sun, 05 Feb 2017 22:30:00 +0000 49221 at Potomac Spectrum Partners plans to begin building nationwide TETRA system by the end of the year <div class="node-body article-body">Potomac Spectrum Partners (PSP), a private company based in Maryland, announces that is teaming with partners TASSTA, PowerTrunk (part of the Sepura Group) and Space Data to develop a nationwide TETRA network for mission-critical voice, data and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability P25 Public Safety TETRA Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:14:00 +0000 47941 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 Black & Veatch to rebrand RCC Consultants business <div class="node-body article-body">Less than eight months after buying RCC Consultants out of bankruptcy, Black & Veatch will rebrand the consulting unit as Black & Veatch while working to integrate and grow the new business. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Dispatch Tower & Site Critical Infrastructure NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 15 Mar 2016 01:25:00 +0000 43651 at Top 5 stories: Week of Dec. 12-18 <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a look at the most popular stories on IWCE ’s Urgent Communications from last week.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funding Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 21 Dec 2015 18:02:00 +0000 39991 at Gallery: Wireless Leadership Summit 2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Snapshots of sessions and the show floor at Enterprise Wireless Alliance's Wireless Leadership Summit 2015, which took place Oct. 7-9 at the W Midtown in Atlanta.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Response Infrastructure Local Area Test and Measurement Rebanding EWA Hytera Icom Kenwood Motorola Solutions Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:17:00 +0000 38761 at <p>Mark Crosby, president and CEO of Enterprise Wireless Alliance, gives a play-by-play of the spectrum coordination and what impact the limited spectrum has on wireless businesses.</p> All-outdoor microwave delivers secure, scalable backhaul for public-safety networks <div class="node-body blog-body">All-outdoor microwave backhaul systems deliver the key elements needed for the transport layer of an outdoor-based LTE system, including scalability and security.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tower & Site Cybersecurity Microwave Public Safety Security System Design View from the Top Tue, 26 May 2015 14:31:00 +0000 36101 at