Operations http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32391/more en FirstNet board expected to get at least three new members, new leadership as early as August http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-expected-get-least-three-new-members-new-leadership-early-august <div class="node-body article-body">Significant changes in the FirstNet board could occur as early as next month, as National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Administrator David Redl is expected to name at least three new members and a new chairperson for the body overseeing the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-expected-get-least-three-new-members-new-leadership-early-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-expected-get-least-three-new-members-new-leadership-early-august#comments Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:06:00 +0000 55801 at http://urgentcomm.com Hytera calls for ITC review, affirmation that new DMR products do not infringe Motorola Solutions patents http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-calls-itc-review-affirmation-new-dmr-products-do-not-infringe-motorola-solutions-paten <div class="node-body article-body">Hytera Communications announces that it asked the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to reverse a ruling that the company infringed multiple Motorola Solutions patents and to affirm that Hytera’s new digital mobile radio (DMR) products do not infringe patents.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-calls-itc-review-affirmation-new-dmr-products-do-not-infringe-motorola-solutions-paten" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-calls-itc-review-affirmation-new-dmr-products-do-not-infringe-motorola-solutions-paten#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise System Design Hytera Motorola Solutions Thu, 19 Jul 2018 11:18:00 +0000 55791 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Two-stage 911 procedure may have impacted police response to the Parkland shooting http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/newscan-two-stage-911-procedure-may-have-impacted-police-response-parkland-shooting <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.govtech.com/public-safety/A-Two-Stage-911-Procedure-May-Have-Impacted-Police-Response-to-the-Parkland-Shooting.html">Two-stage 911 procedure may have impacted police response to the Parkland shooting</a></p> <p><a href="https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/13/us/ohio-smart911-teen-pinned-minivan/">Cincinnati implements Smart911 system after death of Ohio teen</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/newscan-two-stage-911-procedure-may-have-impacted-police-response-parkland-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety/newscan-two-stage-911-procedure-may-have-impacted-police-response-parkland-shooting#comments Public Safety Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:33:00 +0000 55781 at http://urgentcomm.com Intrepid Networks’ situational-awareness application earns FirstNet certification http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c <div class="node-body article-body">Intrepid Networks has announced that its Response situational-awareness mobile application is recognized as FirstNet Certified and is available through the FirstNet App Catalog, and the company plans to submit a second application for FirstNet consideration in the near future, according to an Intrepid Networks official. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:02:00 +0000 55761 at http://urgentcomm.com APCO, NPSTC offer different views about sharing 4.9 GHz with utilities, critical infrastructure http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit <div class="node-body article-body">Key public-safety organizations want the FCC to determine that public-safety communications in the 4.9 GHz spectrum should continue to be prioritized, but they express different opinions about the role that utilities and other critical-infrastructure entities should have in the band, according to recent filings with the FCC. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Regulation APCO EWA FCC NPSTC Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:03:00 +0000 55741 at http://urgentcomm.com Sierra Wireless MG90 in-vehicle router receives FirstNet Ready certification http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet and AT&T have certified the Sierra Wireless rugged AirLink MG90 multi-network vehicle router and have designated the router as FirstNet Ready, according to a recent announcement from Sierra Wireless. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Wireless Networks NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:07:00 +0000 55721 at http://urgentcomm.com LMR licensing activity remains lackluster during the first half of 2018, according to FCC database http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-remains-lackluster-during-first-half-2018-according-fcc-dat <div class="node-body article-body">Licensing activity for U.S. land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems generally has remained level with all-time-low pace established last year for both the public-safety and commercial sectors, according to information in the FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) database. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-remains-lackluster-during-first-half-2018-according-fcc-dat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-remains-lackluster-during-first-half-2018-according-fcc-dat#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Narrowbanding Public Safety Regulation FCC Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:04:00 +0000 55711 at http://urgentcomm.com ETSI reports 92% interoperability success rate from MCPTT, MCDATA, MCVIDEO plugtests http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests <div class="node-body article-body">Vendors from around the globe demonstrated significant interoperability during last week’s ETSI plugtests for mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT), mission-critical-data (MCDATA) and mission-critical-video (MCVIDEO), posting a 92% success rate overall, according to ETSI officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement DHS NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet TETRA + CCA Fri, 06 Jul 2018 19:12:00 +0000 55691 at http://urgentcomm.com Participants express optimism about mission-critical LTE in wake of ETSI plugtests in Texas http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas <div class="node-body article-body">More than 120 engineers from 30 companies conducted a series of tests as part of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Plugtests event in an effort to ensure that LTE mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) products will provide voice interoperability to first responders in the future.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Test and Measurement TETRA + CCA Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:37:00 +0000 55671 at http://urgentcomm.com LA-RICS transfers public-safety LTE network assets to AT&T for FirstNet deployment http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety LTE cell sites built by the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) are transferred to AT&T, which is FirstNet’s contractor to build and maintain the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 02 Jul 2018 05:39:00 +0000 55621 at http://urgentcomm.com