Governance http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32411/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 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 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 Harris: Michelle Johnson, Ryan Seick discuss services enabled by next-generation VIDA core http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core <div class="node-body video-body">Michelle Johnson and Ryan Seick of Harris explain how the company's next-generation VIDA core platform will provide additional flexibility to public-safety agencies, including support of certain 3GPP-standard servcices. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Applications P25 Public Safety System Design Harris Thu, 29 Mar 2018 18:31:00 +0000 54311 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: AT&T says 6 GHz band key for FirstNet, 5G http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/newscan-att-says-6-ghz-band-key-firstnet-5g <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.fiercewireless.com/wireless/at-t-says-6-ghz-band-key-for-firstnet-5g">AT&amp;T says 6 GHz band key for FirstNet, 5G</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4419284-920-emergency-texts-sent-minnesota-december">920 emergency texts sent to Minnesota 911 centers during first three months of text-to-911 service</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/newscan-att-says-6-ghz-band-key-firstnet-5g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/newscan-att-says-6-ghz-band-key-firstnet-5g#comments Spectrum/Frequency Coordination Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:57:00 +0000 54291 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Mike Costa talks about new Capture video application for smartphones http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mike-costa-talks-about-new-capture-video-application-smartphon <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Costa of Motorola Solutions describes the capabilities of the company's new Capture mobile camera application, which is designed to work on the new LEX L11, as well as any Android- or IoS-based smartphones. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mike-costa-talks-about-new-capture-video-application-smartphon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-mike-costa-talks-about-new-capture-video-application-smartphon#comments Subscriber Devices Applications Policy Public Safety State & Local Government Video IWCE Motorola Solutions Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:10:00 +0000 54251 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Maryland’s cities-vs.-state battle about small-cell siting a microcosm for the U.S. http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-maryland-s-cities-vs-state-battle-about-small-cell-siting-microcosm-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://insidetowers.com/cell-tower-news-marylands-cities-vs-states-battle-microcosm-u-s/">Maryland&rsquo;s cities-vs.-state battle about small-cell siting a microcosm for the U.S.</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.routefifty.com/smart-cities/2018/03/why-cities-should-jump-chance-add-cell-towers-streetlights/146706/">Why cities should jump at the chance to add cell towers to streetlights</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-maryland-s-cities-vs-state-battle-about-small-cell-siting-microcosm-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-maryland-s-cities-vs-state-battle-about-small-cell-siting-microcosm-us#comments Policy Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:22:00 +0000 54221 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC commissioners express interest in redesignating public-safety 4.9 GHz band for commercial use http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use <div class="node-body article-body">FCC commissioners initiate a proceeding to examine potential new rules that might spur greater use of the 4.9 GHz spectrum band currently dedicated to public safety, including various spectrum-sharing schemes and the possibility of redesignating the airwaves for commercial use.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Ad-Hoc Networks/Mesh Networking Critical Infrastructure Microwave Policy Public Safety FCC Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:05:00 +0000 54211 at http://urgentcomm.com Mutualink: Mike Wengrovitz demonstrates functionality of new browser-based interface http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-mike-wengrovitz-demonstrates-functionality-new-browser-based-interface <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Wengrovitz, Mutualink's vice president of innovation, demonstrates how the company's interoperability solution can be shared via a browser interface, as opposed to requiring end users to have a specific application on their devices.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-mike-wengrovitz-demonstrates-functionality-new-browser-based-interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-mike-wengrovitz-demonstrates-functionality-new-browser-based-interface#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Software Applications Interoperability Interoperability Public Safety Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:43:00 +0000 54191 at http://urgentcomm.com