Operations http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32391/more en Officials for AT&T, Nokia outline capabilities of upcoming MCPTT-compliant solutions http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/officials-att-nokia-outline-capabilities-upcoming-mcptt-compliant-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Voice services meeting the mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT) standard developed by 3GPP—the body that oversees LTE development—will provide greater voice quality, performance and reliability than any push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offering available on the market today, according to officials from AT&T and Nokia.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/officials-att-nokia-outline-capabilities-upcoming-mcptt-compliant-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/officials-att-nokia-outline-capabilities-upcoming-mcptt-compliant-solutions#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Nokia Siemens Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:34:00 +0000 54521 at http://urgentcomm.com Pryme Radio introduces Pico wired-microphone solution for PoC users http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/pryme-radio-introduces-pico-wired-microphone-solution-poc-users <div class="node-body article-body">Accessories maker Pryme Radio introduces the Pico, a wired-microphone system designed to address the specific needs of push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) users on smartphones and tablets that do not have a dedicated push-to-talk button.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/pryme-radio-introduces-pico-wired-microphone-solution-poc-users" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/pryme-radio-introduces-pico-wired-microphone-solution-poc-users#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Applications Enterprise IWCE Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:25:00 +0000 54491 at http://urgentcomm.com NIST releases initial list of 17 devices certified for use on FirstNet system http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-releases-initial-list-17-devices-certified-use-firstnet-system <div class="node-body article-body">Devices from Apple, Samsung, Sonim Technologies and Netgear are on the initial list of certified devices that public-safety users can use on the FirstNet broadband system being deployed by AT&T, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-releases-initial-list-17-devices-certified-use-firstnet-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-releases-initial-list-17-devices-certified-use-firstnet-system#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards Test and Measurement NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:53:00 +0000 54471 at http://urgentcomm.com Samsung official shares company’s vision for public-safety communications in U.S. http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/samsung-official-shares-company-s-vision-public-safety-communication <div class="node-body article-body">First responders may utilize the computing power of a smartphone throughout the workday—in the field, in a vehicle, and in the station/office—to complete myriad tasks requiring connectivity in the foreseeable future, according to a Samsung official helping lead the company’s U.S. public-safety initiatives.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/samsung-official-shares-company-s-vision-public-safety-communication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/samsung-official-shares-company-s-vision-public-safety-communication#comments Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Smart Devices State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 06 Apr 2018 13:44:00 +0000 54401 at http://urgentcomm.com Cradlepoint evolves LTE router portfolio, management capability http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-evolves-lte-router-portfolio-management-capability <div class="node-body article-body">Cradlepoint continues to enhance its LTE wireless-router portfolio while providing a cloud-based NetCloud network-management solution that can make it much easier for public-safety agencies to maintain and monitor their broadband connections, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-evolves-lte-router-portfolio-management-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-evolves-lte-router-portfolio-management-capability#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:47:00 +0000 54371 at http://urgentcomm.com Public-safety communications veterans launch FirstNet Association http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-communications-veterans-launch-firstnet-association <div class="node-body article-body">Longtime public-safety communications representatives announce the creation of the FirstNet Association, an organization that founders hope will provide a platform for end users and vendors to discuss issues associated with the FirstNet nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-communications-veterans-launch-firstnet-association" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-communications-veterans-launch-firstnet-association#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 03 Apr 2018 16:34:00 +0000 54361 at http://urgentcomm.com JVCKENWOOD USA: John Grabowski offers glimpse into future, leveraging parent company's technologies http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-usa-john-grabowski-offers-glimpse-future-leveraging-parent-companys-technologies <div class="node-body video-body">John Grabowski, JVCKENWOOD USA's director of marketing and communications for the communications sector, describes the conceptual Emergency Response Solution, which highlights some potential synergies that JVCKENWOOD—the Japan-based parent company of JVCKENWOOD USA—hopes to leverage by integrating products from its various business units.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-usa-john-grabowski-offers-glimpse-future-leveraging-parent-companys-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/jvckenwood-usa-john-grabowski-offers-glimpse-future-leveraging-parent-companys-technologies#comments Land-Mobile Radio Alerting Systems Incident Command/Situational Awareness Subscriber Devices Enterprise Public Safety Kenwood Mon, 02 Apr 2018 23:49:00 +0000 54351 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions closes deal with Avigilon video-solution provider http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-closes-deal-avigilon-video-solution-provider <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions announces that it has completed its purchase of Avigilon, a Canada-based provider of video-surveillance solutions and analytics, for about $1 billion in cash.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-closes-deal-avigilon-video-solution-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-closes-deal-avigilon-video-solution-provider#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Enterprise NG-911 Public Safety Video Motorola Solutions Fri, 30 Mar 2018 17:40:00 +0000 54341 at http://urgentcomm.com Even in its first year, FirstNet-AT&T partnership has a significant impact on public-safety communications http://urgentcomm.com/blog/even-its-first-year-firstnet-att-partnership-has-significant-impact-public-safety-communication <div class="node-body blog-body">It has only been a year since AT&T was awarded with the nationwide FirstNet contract. For public safety, progress on the FirstNet LTE system is moving much faster than expected, driven largely by the decision to provide priority and preemption across all of AT&T’s commercial spectrum.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/even-its-first-year-firstnet-att-partnership-has-significant-impact-public-safety-communication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/even-its-first-year-firstnet-att-partnership-has-significant-impact-public-safety-communication#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation Test and Measurement IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Urgent Matters Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:52:00 +0000 54331 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