Organizations en Sonim CEO: New devices likely to be ‘very heavily subsidized’ for FirstNet subscribers <div class="node-body article-body">Expected subsidization from AT&amp;T could mean that FirstNet subscribers will pay little or no upfront money to purchase new Sonim Technologies devices—a development that is just part of the economics “sea change” happening within the industry, Sonim Technologies CEO Bob Plaschke said last week during IWCE 2018. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:23:00 +0000 54141 at Comba Telecom: Don Henry highlights features of new BDA, fiber DAS solutions <div class="node-body video-body">Don Henry, public-safety program manager for Comba Telecom, describes enhanced features of the company’s new (BDA) products—notably increased uplink power—as well as a new fiber DAS offering. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> In-Building Coverage & Interference Enterprise Public Safety System Design IWCE Thu, 15 Mar 2018 21:33:00 +0000 54121 at FirstNet board approves process to make future investment decisions for nationwide network <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet board members approve changes to the organization’s charter, which includes a new Investment Review Board within the Finance Committee that will spearhead how about $15 billion from contractor AT&T will be spent during the next 25 years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:31:00 +0000 54101 at Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) services have significant impact on commercial LMR market, IWCE speakers say <div class="node-body article-body">Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offerings are replacing land-mobile-radio (LMR) systems in many commercial environments, as non-mission-critical customer increasingly are opting for the lower cost and application flexibility inherent associated with PoC infrastructure rather than owning private LMR networks, according to multiple speakers at IWCE 2018.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Enterprise P25 State & Local Government IWCE Wed, 14 Mar 2018 03:30:00 +0000 54081 at Motorola Solutions: Les Miller highlights capabilities of the APX 8500HP high-power P25 mobile radio <div class="node-body video-body">Les Miller, Motorola Solutions' North America commercial markets and launch marketing manager, describes key features of the APX 8500HP, the company's new all-band P25 radio that transmits signals at 110 watts, which increases range by about 25%.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio P25 Public Safety IWCE Motorola Solutions Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:24:00 +0000 54061 at Zetron: Mark Cranmore demonstrates MAX Fire Station Alerting <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Cranmore, senior product manager for Zetron, demonstrates the use of MAX Fire Station Alerting, which leverages Zetron's MAX Dispatch platform to deliver alarm notifications, voice announcements and key sensor-based instructions—everything from automatically opening the station door to turning off the stove—at a click of a button to initiate a quick, efficient response.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alerting Systems Dispatch Fire/EMS System Design IWCE Zetron Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:23:00 +0000 54021 at JVCKENWOOD USA: Mark Jasin outlines company's push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) initiatives <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Jasin, executive vice president and general manager at JVCKENWOOD USA, talks about the company's push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) efforts and highlights some PoC use cases during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at IWCE 2018 in Orlando. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Coverage & Interference Enterprise Interoperability IWCE Kenwood Thu, 08 Mar 2018 09:34:00 +0000 54001 at A smart city is a safe city <div class="field-byline"> Derek Prall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When cities think about smart solutions, it can be easy to become lost in the details and lose sight of the original intent of adopting these new technologies in the first place.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness System Design Tracking, Monitoring & Control IWCE Governance Thu, 08 Mar 2018 04:23:00 +0000 53951 at Icom America: Mark Behrends highlights features of new IP501H device, LTE radio service <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Behrends, senior manager at Icom America, explains the capabilities of the IP501H, the company's new LTE radio lets Icom America provide a unique mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) offering that leverages the AT&T wireless network for access. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Enterprise IWCE Icom Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:34:00 +0000 53941 at MCT: Jackson Szabo talks about public-safety LTE initiatives in Europe, launch of London show in June <div class="node-body video-body">Jackson Szabo, portfolio manager for Mission Critical Technologies (MCT), discusses the Emergency Services Network (ESN) in the United Kingdom (UK) and other public-safety broadband efforts in Europe, as well as the launch of the Mission Critical Technologies event in June. Mission Critical Technologies (a sister brand to IWCE and IWCE's Urgent Communications) will be held June 13-14 in London as part of London Technology Week. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Regional Coordination IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:26:00 +0000 53931 at