P25 http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31481/more en Motorola Solutions: Doug Bartman explains interoperability features of Critical Connect offering http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/motorola-solutions-doug-bartman-explains-interoperability-features-critical-connect <div class="node-body video-body">Doug Bartman of Motorola Solutions highlights the capabilities of Critical Connect, the company’s new subscription-based, interoperability solution that that provides ISSI-based functionality as a service, allowing ASTRO 25 users to talk with push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) solutions provided by Kodiak, which Motorola Solution purchased last year</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/motorola-solutions-doug-bartman-explains-interoperability-features-critical-connect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/motorola-solutions-doug-bartman-explains-interoperability-features-critical-connect#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Motorola Solutions Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:26:00 +0000 56131 at http://urgentcomm.com Public Input Needed: New NFPA Draft Standard on Emergency Service Two-way Radios http://urgentcomm.com/standards/public-input-needed-new-nfpa-draft-standard-emergency-service-two-way-radios <div class="node-body article-body">In April of 2018 the NFPA Standards Council approved the 1802 draft standard to enter into a fall 2020 cycle. Anyone can provide input or edits to the draft; you don’t need to be an NFPA member. Public comment opened in May, and will close January 3, 2019. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/standards/public-input-needed-new-nfpa-draft-standard-emergency-service-two-way-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/standards/public-input-needed-new-nfpa-draft-standard-emergency-service-two-way-radios#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution P25 Public Safety Standards Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:57:00 +0000 56121 at http://urgentcomm.com Updated: Sonim Technologies says SLED accessory on LTE smartphone will support direct mode, P25 trunking, ad-hoc gateway http://urgentcomm.com/p25/updated-sonim-technologies-says-sled-accessory-lte-smartphone-will-support-direct-mode-p25-trunk <div class="node-body article-body">Sonim Technologies’ P25 accessory to its XP8 rugged LTE smartphone will support full P25 conventional trunking and ad-hoc interoperability gateway functionality, in addition to providing high-powered, direct-mode communications, according to a company official. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/updated-sonim-technologies-says-sled-accessory-lte-smartphone-will-support-direct-mode-p25-trunk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/updated-sonim-technologies-says-sled-accessory-lte-smartphone-will-support-direct-mode-p25-trunk#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Fri, 10 Aug 2018 03:09:00 +0000 56051 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions says new UK deals coming soon on Airwave, ESN http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-says-new-uk-deals-coming-soon-airwave-esn <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions officials believe that a deal extending United Kingdom (UK) first responders’ use of the Airwave TETRA system will be signed within two months and that the Home Office will utilize a Kodiak push-to-talk solution on the LTE-based Emergency Services Network (ESN), according to Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-says-new-uk-deals-coming-soon-airwave-esn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-says-new-uk-deals-coming-soon-airwave-esn#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Fri, 03 Aug 2018 12:58:00 +0000 55921 at http://urgentcomm.com RACOM maintains LMR communications, despite tornado hitting network cores at company headquarters http://urgentcomm.com/p25/racom-maintains-lmr-communications-despite-tornado-hitting-network-cores-company-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">An EF3 tornado that hit Marshalltown, Iowa, causes significant damage to the city and wipes out much of the fourth floor of RACOM’s Marshalltown headquarters facility, but the LMR dealer’s P25 and EDACS systems continued to provide communications throughout the storm, according to RACOM CEO Mike Miller.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/racom-maintains-lmr-communications-despite-tornado-hitting-network-cores-company-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/racom-maintains-lmr-communications-despite-tornado-hitting-network-cores-company-headquarters#comments Land-Mobile Radio Dispatch P25 Public Safety System Design System Operation Mon, 23 Jul 2018 05:31:00 +0000 55831 at http://urgentcomm.com 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