Critical Infrastructure http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32461/more en Hytera Communications deal for Sepura expected to close next week http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-communications-deal-sepura-expected-close-next-week <div class="node-body article-body">Hytera Communications plans to complete its $92 million deal to buy Sepura on May 24 after receiving favorable indications recently from regulators in Germany and the United Kingdom (UK), according to a joint statement from the companies released this week.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-communications-deal-sepura-expected-close-next-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/hytera/hytera-communications-deal-sepura-expected-close-next-week#comments Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding TETRA Hytera Thu, 18 May 2017 19:44:00 +0000 50491 at http://urgentcomm.com Global cyberattack provides a stark reminder of potential vulnerabilities, need for secure systems http://urgentcomm.com/blog/global-cyberattack-provides-stark-reminder-potential-vulnerabilities-need-secure-systems <div class="node-body blog-body">News of the global WannaCry ransomware attack underscores the challenges of security measures for all sectors, especially for public safety and other critical-infrastructure entities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/global-cyberattack-provides-stark-reminder-potential-vulnerabilities-need-secure-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/global-cyberattack-provides-stark-reminder-potential-vulnerabilities-need-secure-systems#comments Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Enterprise Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NTIA/FirstNet Urgent Matters Tue, 16 May 2017 15:52:00 +0000 50481 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris, Zetron announce strategic partnership http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/harris-zetron-announce-strategic-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Zetron and Harris announce a strategic partnership that will let Harris sales channels offer Zetron’s AcomNOVUS dispatch console systems in connection with DMR and P25 radio offerings from Tait Communications that were the subject of a similar strategic partnership that was announced last year.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/harris-zetron-announce-strategic-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/harris-zetron-announce-strategic-partnership#comments Dispatch Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Harris Zetron Tue, 09 May 2017 22:48:00 +0000 50421 at http://urgentcomm.com Recent events underscore significant market impact of LMR-LTE convergence http://urgentcomm.com/node/50396 <div class="node-body blog-body">Many of the key trends that were displayed and discussed during IWCE 2017 promise to have a significant impact on the critical-communications industry throughout the rest of the year and into the long-term future.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/node/50396" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/node/50396#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety IWCE Urgent Matters Mon, 08 May 2017 15:18:00 +0000 50396 at http://urgentcomm.com Sonim-Southern Linc: Bob Escalle and Rob Butts discuss deal that will let Southern Linc LTE customers buy Sonim handsets http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-southern-linc-bob-escalle-and-rob-butts-discuss-deal-will-let-southern-lin <div class="node-body video-body">Bob Escalle, Sonim Technologies' vice president for the public-safety market segment, and Rob Butts, Southern Linc's director of business and government, outline the agreement announced last week that will allow Southern Linc LTE customers to purchase smart devices manufactured by Sonim Technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-southern-linc-bob-escalle-and-rob-butts-discuss-deal-will-let-southern-lin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/sonim-southern-linc-bob-escalle-and-rob-butts-discuss-deal-will-let-southern-lin#comments Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Smart Devices Utility Sun, 02 Apr 2017 22:54:00 +0000 49981 at http://urgentcomm.com Icom America: Mark Behrends outlines capabilities of company's latest NXDN IDAS portable, mobile radios http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mark-behrends-outlines-capabilities-companys-latest-nxdn-idas-portable-mobile-radi <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Behrends, senior strategic sales manager at Icom America, showcases the features and functionality associated with the company's latest IDAS portable and mobile radios that leverage NXDN technology.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mark-behrends-outlines-capabilities-companys-latest-nxdn-idas-portable-mobile-radi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/icom/icom-america-mark-behrends-outlines-capabilities-companys-latest-nxdn-idas-portable-mobile-radi#comments Subscriber Devices Critical Infrastructure Enterprise NXDN IWCE Icom Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:13:00 +0000 49931 at http://urgentcomm.com KNect365: Jackson Szabo discusses upcoming mission-critical-communications trade shows, highlights European public-safety LTE initiatives http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/knect365-jackson-szabo-discusses-upcoming-mission-critical-communica <div class="node-body video-body">Jackson Szabo, senior producer for KNect 365, talks about this week's soft launch of a new series of mission-critical-communications trade shows during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at IWCE 2017. In addition, Szabo outlines a series of public-safety LTE initiatives in Europe while offering comparisons to FirstNet in the United States. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/knect365-jackson-szabo-discusses-upcoming-mission-critical-communica" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/knect365-jackson-szabo-discusses-upcoming-mission-critical-communica#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:47:00 +0000 49921 at http://urgentcomm.com Avtec, Harris announce strategic alliance http://urgentcomm.com/harris/avtec-harris-announce-strategic-alliance <div class="node-body article-body">Dispatch-console maker Avtec and Harris recently announced that the companies have signed an agreement that gives Harris the ability to resell Avtec consoles in North America, according to an Avtec executive. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/avtec-harris-announce-strategic-alliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/avtec-harris-announce-strategic-alliance#comments Dispatch Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Interoperability Harris Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:08:00 +0000 49851 at http://urgentcomm.com Cambium Networks: David Geitner demonstrates capabilities of cnMaestro management solution http://urgentcomm.com/system-management/cambium-networks-david-geitner-demonstrates-capabilities-cnmaestro-management-solu <div class="node-body video-body">David Geitner, who works in Cambium Networks’ global sales support and professional services units, outlines the functionality of the company’s cnMaestro solution, which enables management and monitoring of network assets throughout a communications system—from end user devices to backhaul.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-management/cambium-networks-david-geitner-demonstrates-capabilities-cnmaestro-management-solu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-management/cambium-networks-david-geitner-demonstrates-capabilities-cnmaestro-management-solu#comments Software Critical Infrastructure Enterprise System Management Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:52:00 +0000 49411 at http://urgentcomm.com Nokia introduces new wireless router for smart grids, other critical communications http://urgentcomm.com/utility/nokia-introduces-new-wireless-router-smart-grids-other-critical-communications <div class="node-body article-body">Nokia introduces the 7705 SAR-Hm, an LTE/3G wireless router that is designed to be used with modernizing distribution networks for utilities, as well as smart-cities and public-safety applications. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/utility/nokia-introduces-new-wireless-router-smart-grids-other-critical-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/utility/nokia-introduces-new-wireless-router-smart-grids-other-critical-communications#comments Long-Term Evolution Enterprise Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Utility Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:38:00 +0000 49181 at http://urgentcomm.com