Wireless Networks http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31231/more en RCA announces date and new location for 2018 Awards Banquet and Technical Symposium http://urgentcomm.com/wireless-networks/rca-announces-date-and-new-location-2018-awards-banquet-and-technical-symposium <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The 2018 Technical Symposium and Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, November 17, at the <a href="http://www.starwoodhotels.com/westin/property/meetings/index.html?propertyID=1380&amp;language=en_US">Westin New York at Times Square</a>.&nbsp; Room reservations for RCA event attendees at this four-star property in the heart of the New York City entertainment and dining district are available <a href="https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/events/start.action?id=1802144836&amp;key=BCCB846">at this link</a>, at the discounted RCA rate of $249 single/double.&nbsp; Attendees are encouraged to rese</p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/wireless-networks/rca-announces-date-and-new-location-2018-awards-banquet-and-technical-symposium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/wireless-networks/rca-announces-date-and-new-location-2018-awards-banquet-and-technical-symposium#comments Wireless Networks Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:54:00 +0000 53641 at http://urgentcomm.com Secure 5G network needed in the U.S., but ‘no decisions’ yet on nationalization proposal, White House says http://urgentcomm.com/federal-governmentmilitary/secure-5g-network-needed-us-no-decisions-yet-nationalization-proposal-whi <div class="node-body article-body">Secure 5G connectivity in the U.S. is needed to protect governments, enterprises and consumers from cyberattacks, but there have been “absolutely no decisions made” about how that goal will be achieved, the White House said after a proposal to create a nationalized 5G network was criticized throughout the telecom industry.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/federal-governmentmilitary/secure-5g-network-needed-us-no-decisions-yet-nationalization-proposal-whi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/federal-governmentmilitary/secure-5g-network-needed-us-no-decisions-yet-nationalization-proposal-whi#comments Federal Government/Military Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government Wireless Networks NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:01:00 +0000 53381 at http://urgentcomm.com Why drones will take the spotlight in emergency response http://urgentcomm.com/blog/why-drones-will-take-spotlight-emergency-response <div class="node-body blog-body">Drones already are being used to survey damaged areas, and it's just a matter of time before they are used as actual rescue vehicles that can deliver much-needed supplies to people in hard-to-reach locations.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/why-drones-will-take-spotlight-emergency-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/why-drones-will-take-spotlight-emergency-response#comments Federal Government/Military Policy Public Safety State & Local Government Tracking, Monitoring & Control Wireless Networks View from the Top Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:15:00 +0000 52921 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T’s Sambar emphasizes company’s commitment to public safety, touts disaster-response efforts http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-s-sambar-emphasizes-company-s-commitment-public-safety-touts-dis <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T is committed to serving public-safety users that subscribe to FirstNet, which is illustrated by the carrier’s enhancements of its network, personnel and disaster-recovery efforts that have been tested in recent months, according to Chris Sambar, AT&T senior vice president for FirstNet. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-s-sambar-emphasizes-company-s-commitment-public-safety-touts-dis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-s-sambar-emphasizes-company-s-commitment-public-safety-touts-dis#comments Long-Term Evolution Base Stations Coverage & Interference Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation Wide Area NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:19:00 +0000 52581 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 Huawei: Nermin Mohamed highlights features of company's end-to-end networking approach http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/huawei-nermin-mohamed-highlights-features-companys-end-end-networking-approach <div class="node-body video-body">Nermin Mohamed, Huawei's vice president of solutions and marketing, explains how Huawei leverages myriad networking technologies to provide operators with an overall solution that is designed to maximize performance, reliability and flexibility. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/huawei-nermin-mohamed-highlights-features-companys-end-end-networking-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-design/huawei-nermin-mohamed-highlights-features-companys-end-end-networking-approach#comments Enterprise Interoperability Network Management Software System Design Wireless Networks Fri, 02 Jun 2017 18:09:00 +0000 50671 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Verizon to buy Straight Path Communications for more than $3.1 billion, outbidding AT&T http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/newscan-verizon-buy-straight-path-communications-more-31-billion-outbidding-att-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://fortune.com/2017/05/11/verizon-straight-path/">Verizon to buy Straight Path Communications for more than $3.1 billion, outbidding AT&amp;T</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.rcrwireless.com/20170511/carriers/verizon-wins-straight-path-bidding-war-tag6">Verizon wins Straight Path bidding war</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/newscan-verizon-buy-straight-path-communications-more-31-billion-outbidding-att-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/newscan-verizon-buy-straight-path-communications-more-31-billion-outbidding-att-0#comments Commercial Thu, 11 May 2017 19:12:00 +0000 50441 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Verizon to buy Straight Path Communications for more than $3.1 billion, outbidding AT&T http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/newscan-verizon-buy-straight-path-communications-more-31-billion-outbidding-att <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://fortune.com/2017/05/11/verizon-straight-path/">Verizon to buy Straight Path Communications for more than $3.1 billion, outbidding AT&amp;T</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.rcrwireless.com/20170511/carriers/verizon-wins-straight-path-bidding-war-tag6">Verizon wins Straight Path bidding war</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/newscan-verizon-buy-straight-path-communications-more-31-billion-outbidding-att" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/commercial/newscan-verizon-buy-straight-path-communications-more-31-billion-outbidding-att#comments Commercial Thu, 11 May 2017 19:12:00 +0000 50431 at http://urgentcomm.com Cradlepoint: Mike Browne highlights company's hardware, software solutions http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-mike-browne-highlights-companys-hardware-software-solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Browne, solutions engineering manager at Cradlepoint, showcases the company’s modem offerings and software solutions that are designed to ease management of bandwidth from multiple providers. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-mike-browne-highlights-companys-hardware-software-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-mike-browne-highlights-companys-hardware-software-solutions#comments Long-Term Evolution Software Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement Wide Area Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:37:00 +0000 47601 at http://urgentcomm.com Kudos to FCC for beginning to tackle key noise-floor issue in technical inquiry http://urgentcomm.com/blog/kudos-fcc-beginning-tackle-key-noise-floor-issue-technical-inquiry <div class="node-body blog-body">With the proliferation of wireless networks, small cells and smart devices, some have wondered what is happening to the RF noise floor. Thankfully, the FCC has launched a technical inquiry to begin an examination of the issue.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/kudos-fcc-beginning-tackle-key-noise-floor-issue-technical-inquiry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/kudos-fcc-beginning-tackle-key-noise-floor-issue-technical-inquiry#comments Coverage & Interference Legislation System Design Test and Measurement Wireless Networks FCC Urgent Matters Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:59:00 +0000 46521 at http://urgentcomm.com