P25 http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31481/more en Harris introduces single-band LMR-LTE device, intrinsically safe radios http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-introduces-single-band-lmr-lte-device-intrinsically-safe-radios <div class="node-body article-body">Harris unveils the XL-185P—a single-band LMR-LTE device—its portable-radio portfolio, as well as the option for customers to buy a version of the LMR-LTE subscribers that has received the new Class 1/Division 1 (C1/D1) intrinsically safe certification from Underwriters Laboratories (UL).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-introduces-single-band-lmr-lte-device-intrinsically-safe-radios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-introduces-single-band-lmr-lte-device-intrinsically-safe-radios#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Harris Wed, 25 Oct 2017 08:04:00 +0000 52451 at http://urgentcomm.com ESChat works with EF Johnson to provide push-to-talk-over-cellular functionality for DFW Airport http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/eschat-works-ef-johnson-provide-push-talk-over-cellular-functionality-dfw-airport <div class="node-body article-body">​Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport personnel will be able to utilize the ESChat push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) solution to communicate with other PoC users and subscribers on the EF Johnson-built P25 network, according to ESChat President Josh Lober. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/eschat-works-ef-johnson-provide-push-talk-over-cellular-functionality-dfw-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/eschat-works-ef-johnson-provide-push-talk-over-cellular-functionality-dfw-airport#comments Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Transportation Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:05:00 +0000 52161 at http://urgentcomm.com Cash-strapped public-safety agencies adopting non-P25 technologies with increasing frequency, NPSTC says http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cash-strapped-public-safety-agencies-adopting-non-p25-technologies-increasing-frequ <div class="node-body article-body">​An increasing number of public-safety agencies—particularly those with smaller budgets and/or located in rural areas—are opting for land-mobile-radio technologies other than P25, according to John Lenihan, chairman of the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) interoperability committee. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cash-strapped-public-safety-agencies-adopting-non-p25-technologies-increasing-frequ" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/cash-strapped-public-safety-agencies-adopting-non-p25-technologies-increasing-frequ#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Funding Interoperability P25 Public Safety NPSTC Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:00:00 +0000 52031 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris County officials detail communications impacts of unprecedented flooding in aftermath of Hurricane Harvey http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-county-officials-detail-communications-impacts-unprecedented-flooding-aftermath-hurricane <div class="node-body article-body">​While the vast majority of public-safety LMR and LTE sites in Harris County, Texas, have remained operational since the landfall of Hurricane Harvey, unprecedented flooding from the event could result in multiple new policy and resource decisions in the future, according to county officials. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-county-officials-detail-communications-impacts-unprecedented-flooding-aftermath-hurricane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-county-officials-detail-communications-impacts-unprecedented-flooding-aftermath-hurricane#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution P25 Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation Mon, 11 Sep 2017 15:11:00 +0000 52001 at http://urgentcomm.com City of Houston P25 network maintains operation despite losing one site to post-Harvey flooding, official says http://urgentcomm.com/p25/city-houston-p25-network-maintains-operation-despite-losing-one-site-post-harvey-flooding-offici <div class="node-body article-body">​Houston continues its recovery efforts amid severe floods in the aftermath of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey, but the city’s P25 network “stayed up and hummed through the whole thing,” despite losing one site to flooding and facing oil-replenishment challenges for backup generators, according to the city’s Deputy CIO Tom Sorley. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/city-houston-p25-network-maintains-operation-despite-losing-one-site-post-harvey-flooding-offici" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/city-houston-p25-network-maintains-operation-despite-losing-one-site-post-harvey-flooding-offici#comments Land-Mobile Radio P25 Public Safety State & Local Government System Maintenance Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:39:00 +0000 51961 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions completes deal for Kodiak Networks http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-completes-deal-kodiak-networks <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions announces that it has completed its purchase of Kodiak Networks, the push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) provider that has partnered with AT&amp;T and other carriers to offer carrier-integrated PTT solutions that have complemented or replaced land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems during the past few years.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-completes-deal-kodiak-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-completes-deal-kodiak-networks#comments Land-Mobile Radio Applications Enterprise P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Mon, 28 Aug 2017 18:03:00 +0000 51771 at http://urgentcomm.com Broken Arrow, Okla: Mark Ketchum talks about P25 system, integration with LTE http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/broken-arrow-okla-mark-ketchum-talks-about-p25-system-integration-lte <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Ketchum, communications systems engineer for the city of Broken Arrow, Okla., discusses the work done to provide a regional P25 system and integration efforts with LTE. Ketchum contributed to the design of the Harris XL-200P, a portable radio that which supports communications across multiple LMR bands, LTE and Wi-Fi. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/broken-arrow-okla-mark-ketchum-talks-about-p25-system-integration-lte" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/broken-arrow-okla-mark-ketchum-talks-about-p25-system-integration-lte#comments Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 APCO Harris Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:39:00 +0000 51661 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Dan Langrill highlights capabilities of ASTRO 25-LTE interoperability solution http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dan-langrill-highlights-capabilities-astro-25-lte-interoperabi <div class="node-body video-body">Dan Langrill of Motorola Solutions describes the capabilities of the ASTRO 25 Broadband Connectivity Package, which supports communications between an ASTRO 25 network and an LTE network. Langrill spoke with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during APCO 2017 in Denver. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dan-langrill-highlights-capabilities-astro-25-lte-interoperabi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-dan-langrill-highlights-capabilities-astro-25-lte-interoperabi#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety APCO Motorola Solutions Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:43:00 +0000 51651 at http://urgentcomm.com Icom America: Paul Wardner outlines features of company's new P25 radio http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-paul-wardner-outlines-features-companys-new-p25-radio <div class="node-body video-body">Paul Wardner, Icom America's business development manager for public safety, discusses the capabilities of the company's new P25 radio during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during APCO 2017 in Denver.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-paul-wardner-outlines-features-companys-new-p25-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-paul-wardner-outlines-features-companys-new-p25-radio#comments Land-Mobile Radio P25 Public Safety APCO Icom Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:55:00 +0000 51621 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions to display integrated software suite, LMR-LTE interop solution during APCO 2017 http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-display-integrated-software-suite-lmr-lte-interop-solution-dur <div class="node-body article-body">DENVER—Motorola Solutions this week will showcase new solutions designed to address myriad public-safety issues during the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) 2017 show, according to the company. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-display-integrated-software-suite-lmr-lte-interop-solution-dur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-display-integrated-software-suite-lmr-lte-interop-solution-dur#comments Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Motorola Solutions Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:48:00 +0000 51521 at http://urgentcomm.com