NG-911 http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/31691/more en Redl discusses FirstNet, spectrum sharing during nomination hearing for NTIA post http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/redl-discusses-firstnet-spectrum-sharing-during-nomination-hearing-ntia-post <div class="node-body article-body">​David Redl, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), pledged during his nomination hearing to maximize use of federal-government spectrum and help ensure a successful FirstNet deployment, if he is confirmed to serve in the post. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/redl-discusses-firstnet-spectrum-sharing-during-nomination-hearing-ntia-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/redl-discusses-firstnet-spectrum-sharing-during-nomination-hearing-ntia-post#comments Long-Term Evolution Crash Avoidance Systems NG-911 Policy Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Spectrum/Frequency Coordination NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 09 Jun 2017 03:44:00 +0000 50961 at http://urgentcomm.com The State of 911: Planning for the future with nationwide data http://urgentcomm.com/blog/state-911-planning-future-nationwide-data <div class="node-body blog-body">How local, regional and state 911 leaders use nationwide data to improve emergency communications for the public. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/state-911-planning-future-nationwide-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/state-911-planning-future-nationwide-data#comments Dispatch Funding NG-911 Policy Public Safety NENA View from the Top Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:52:00 +0000 50651 at http://urgentcomm.com New CEO Jeff Robertson optimistic about Airbus DS Communications’ role in next-gen 911 http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/new-ceo-jeff-robertson-optimistic-about-airbus-ds-communications-role-next-gen-911 <div class="node-body article-body">​Next-generation 911 (NG911) promises to provide significant benefits to citizens and first-responder agencies, so public-safety answering points (PSAPs) should not wait for federal funding to become available to transition to the new all-IP platform, according to Jeff Robertson, the new president and CEO of Airbus DS Communications. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/new-ceo-jeff-robertson-optimistic-about-airbus-ds-communications-role-next-gen-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/new-ceo-jeff-robertson-optimistic-about-airbus-ds-communications-role-next-gen-911#comments Dispatch Cybersecurity Funding NG-911 Public Safety Security Cassidian Tue, 30 May 2017 21:25:00 +0000 50621 at http://urgentcomm.com Kansas PSAPs working with AT&T to build ESInet, take steps toward NG911 during next year http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/kansas-psaps-working-att-build-esinet-take-steps-toward-ng911-during-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety answering point (PSAPs) throughout Kansas are expected to leverage geospatial routing of 911 calls over AT&T’s Emergency Services IP network (ESInet) by the end of the year or early in 2018, according to the chairman of the state’s 911 coordinating council.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/kansas-psaps-working-att-build-esinet-take-steps-toward-ng911-during-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/kansas-psaps-working-att-build-esinet-take-steps-toward-ng911-during-next-year#comments Dispatch Cybersecurity Funding NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government Fri, 28 Apr 2017 02:09:00 +0000 50321 at http://urgentcomm.com 911 telecommunicators deserve the spotlight all year long http://urgentcomm.com/blog/911-telecommunicators-deserve-spotlight-all-year-long <div class="node-body blog-body">This week, we celebrate National Telecommunicators Week. Given what 911 personnel bring to the emergency-response process every day, even greater recognition would be appropriate.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/911-telecommunicators-deserve-spotlight-all-year-long" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/911-telecommunicators-deserve-spotlight-all-year-long#comments Dispatch NG-911 Policy Public Safety State & Local Government View from the Top Thu, 13 Apr 2017 12:47:00 +0000 50181 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: How our 911 emergency call system can fail us http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/newscan-how-our-911-emergency-call-system-can-fail-us <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.cnet.com/news/how-our-911-emergency-call-system-can-fail-us/">How our 911 emergency call system can fail us</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.govtech.com/em/next-gen-911/911-consolidation-among-cost-saving-measures.html">911 consolidation among cost-saving measures</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/newscan-how-our-911-emergency-call-system-can-fail-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/newscan-how-our-911-emergency-call-system-can-fail-us#comments NG-911 Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:31:00 +0000 50111 at http://urgentcomm.com Maximizing the potential of the NPSBN and NG911 http://urgentcomm.com/blog/maximizing-potential-npsbn-and-ng911 <div class="node-body blog-body">Both the next-generation 911 (NG911) and the nationwide public-safety broadband networks (NPSBN) promise to be game-changing public-safety communications networks. They will be even better, if they are integrated properly. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/maximizing-potential-npsbn-and-ng911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/maximizing-potential-npsbn-and-ng911#comments Cybersecurity Funding Interoperability NG-911 Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design View from the Top Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:45:00 +0000 49541 at http://urgentcomm.com Waukesha County (Wis.): Gary Bell discusses text-to-911 deployment, NG911 goals http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/waukesha-county-wis-gary-bell-discusses-text-911-deployment-ng911-goals <div class="node-body video-body">Gary Bell, director of emergency preparedness for Waukesha County (Wis.), announces the ability for the county's public-safety answering point (PSAP) to provide text-to-911 service that is integrated into the 911 system. Bell also highlights the challenges the PSAP faces as it prepares to migrate to a next-generation 911 (NG911) platform.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/waukesha-county-wis-gary-bell-discusses-text-911-deployment-ng911-goals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/waukesha-county-wis-gary-bell-discusses-text-911-deployment-ng911-goals#comments NG-911 Fri, 10 Mar 2017 20:56:00 +0000 49531 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC investigating outage that prevented AT&T wireless customers from calling 911 http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-investigating-outage-prevented-att-wireless-customers-calling-911 <div class="node-body article-body">FCC officials will conduct an investigation in an effort to determine the “root cause” of a widespread outage that prevented AT&T wireless customers from completing 911 emergency calls on Wednesday night, according to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-investigating-outage-prevented-att-wireless-customers-calling-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-investigating-outage-prevented-att-wireless-customers-calling-911#comments NG-911 Policy Public Safety System Operation FCC Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:49:00 +0000 49501 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: America’s 911 infrastructure is showing cracks, too http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/newscan-america-s-911-infrastructure-showing-cracks-too <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/technology/320743-americas-9-1-1-infrastructure-is-showing-cracks-too">America&rsquo;s 911 infrastructure is showing cracks, too</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2017/03/nist-enforcer-house-committee-passes-bill-expand-agencys-responsibilities/135805/">NIST as cybersecurity enforcer? House passes bill to expand agency&rsquo;s responsibilities</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/newscan-america-s-911-infrastructure-showing-cracks-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/newscan-america-s-911-infrastructure-showing-cracks-too#comments Funding NG-911 Fri, 03 Mar 2017 01:37:00 +0000 49451 at http://urgentcomm.com