P25 http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31481/more en Tait Communications to alter company structure, seeks outside capital to pursue key initiatives http://urgentcomm.com/tait/tait-communications-alter-company-structure-seeks-outside-capital-pursue-key-initiatives <div class="node-body article-body">New Zealand-based LMR manufacturer Tait Communications will alter its governance structure, so the company can seek an estimated $20 million in outside capital to finance the pursuit of several growth opportunities, according to Tait Communications CEO Garry Diack. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tait/tait-communications-alter-company-structure-seeks-outside-capital-pursue-key-initiatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tait/tait-communications-alter-company-structure-seeks-outside-capital-pursue-key-initiatives#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Funding P25 Public Safety Tait Wed, 16 May 2018 17:04:00 +0000 54841 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris announces integration of XL radios with 3M Scott Fire and Safety SCBA devices http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-announces-integration-xl-radios-3m-scott-fire-and-safety-scba-devices <div class="node-body article-body">Harris announces that its XL family of LMR radios can be integrated with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) solutions from 3M Scott Fire and Safety to provide better audio quality to firefighters and other first responders.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-announces-integration-xl-radios-3m-scott-fire-and-safety-scba-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-announces-integration-xl-radios-3m-scott-fire-and-safety-scba-devices#comments Land-Mobile Radio Incident Command/Situational Awareness Software Interoperability P25 Personal Area Portables Public Safety System Design System Operation Harris Tue, 08 May 2018 14:23:00 +0000 54721 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions cites LMR optimism, expected extension of Airwave contract for at least five years http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions officials believe the company’s Airwave contract to supply TETRA services to first responders in the United Kingdom (UK) will be extended at least five more years, Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown said yesterday during a conference calls to detail first-quarter earnings.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f#comments Land-Mobile Radio Analytics P25 Public Safety State & Local Government Video Motorola Solutions Fri, 04 May 2018 11:26:00 +0000 54691 at http://urgentcomm.com Sonim Technologies confirms development of P25 direct-mode accessory for use with LTE devices http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-technologies-confirms-development-p25-direct-mode-accessory-use-lte-device <div class="node-body article-body">Sonim Technologies is developing an accessory for its rugged LTE devices that would let users engage in direct-mode P25 push-to-talk communications while operating on licensed LMR spectrum in the VHF band, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-technologies-confirms-development-p25-direct-mode-accessory-use-lte-device" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-technologies-confirms-development-p25-direct-mode-accessory-use-lte-device#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Interoperability P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 27 Apr 2018 12:24:00 +0000 54581 at http://urgentcomm.com Most expect eventual public-safety transition to MCPTT over LTE, but timing remains in doubt http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing- <div class="node-body article-body">First responders are expected to begin utilizing mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT)-standard services over FirstNet and other LTE networks late this year, but industry representatives have myriad opinions about when MCPTT might supplant land-mobile-radio (LMR) as the solution for mission-critical voice communications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/most-expect-eventual-public-safety-transition-mcptt-over-lte-timing-#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:32:00 +0000 54421 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD: Sara Isoardo highlights versatility of new DMR Tier III base station http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station <div class="node-body video-body">Sara Isoardo of JVCKENWOOD highlights the versatility of a software-defined base station developed by Radio Activity, the Italy-based manufacurer that JVCKENWOOD purchased early this year. The versatile base station supports a host of LMR protocols—from analog to digital DMR and P25 Phase 1—and provides network operators with multiple migration paths.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-sara-isoardo-highlights-versatility-new-dmr-tier-iii-base-station#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability P25 Public Safety IWCE Kenwood Thu, 29 Mar 2018 18:39:00 +0000 54321 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris: Michelle Johnson, Ryan Seick discuss services enabled by next-generation VIDA core http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core <div class="node-body video-body">Michelle Johnson and Ryan Seick of Harris explain how the company's next-generation VIDA core platform will provide additional flexibility to public-safety agencies, including support of certain 3GPP-standard servcices. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Applications P25 Public Safety System Design Harris Thu, 29 Mar 2018 18:31:00 +0000 54311 at http://urgentcomm.com ADRF: Greg Najjar highlights key characteristics of FiRe in-building solution http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution <div class="node-body video-body">Greg Najjar, director of business development for Advanced RF Technologies (ADRF), highlights the features of the company's upgraded FiRe (fiber-optic repeater) solution, which is designed to provide in-building coverage to support public-safety LMR communications that leverage 700/800 MHz spectrum. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution#comments Land-Mobile Radio Coverage & Interference DAS Enterprise P25 Public Safety IWCE Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:38:00 +0000 54201 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris declares plan to protest Florida intent to award large P25 contract to Motorola Solutions http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-declares-plan-protest-florida-intent-award-large-p25-contract-motorola-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Harris informs the Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) that it plans to protest the state’s recent intent to award Motorola Solution a contract to build a statewide P25 network that is expected to be worth more than $200 million, according to Harris officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-declares-plan-protest-florida-intent-award-large-p25-contract-motorola-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-declares-plan-protest-florida-intent-award-large-p25-contract-motorola-solutions#comments Coverage & Interference Funding Interoperability P25 Policy Public Safety State & Local Government System Design Harris Motorola Solutions Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:44:00 +0000 54171 at http://urgentcomm.com Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) services have significant impact on commercial LMR market, IWCE speakers say http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark <div class="node-body article-body">Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offerings are replacing land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems in many commercial environments, as non-mission-critical customer increasingly are opting for the lower cost and application flexibility inherent associated with PoC infrastructure rather than owning private LMR networks, according to multiple speakers at IWCE 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Enterprise P25 State & Local Government IWCE Wed, 14 Mar 2018 03:30:00 +0000 54081 at http://urgentcomm.com