Critical Infrastructure http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32461/more en FirstNet releases policy for consulting with tribal nations after governors make ‘opt-in/opt-out’ decisions http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-releases-policy-consulting-tribal-nations-after-governors-make-opt-inopt-out-d <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet releases a policy outlining the consultation process it will have with tribal nations after governors in states and territories have made their “opt-in/opt-out” decisions regarding FirstNet’s nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-releases-policy-consulting-tribal-nations-after-governors-make-opt-inopt-out-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-releases-policy-consulting-tribal-nations-after-governors-make-opt-inopt-out-d#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 24 Oct 2017 12:22:00 +0000 52441 at http://urgentcomm.com ESChat works with EF Johnson to provide push-to-talk-over-cellular functionality for DFW Airport http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/eschat-works-ef-johnson-provide-push-talk-over-cellular-functionality-dfw-airport <div class="node-body article-body">​Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport personnel will be able to utilize the ESChat push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) solution to communicate with other PoC users and subscribers on the EF Johnson-built P25 network, according to ESChat President Josh Lober. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/eschat-works-ef-johnson-provide-push-talk-over-cellular-functionality-dfw-airport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/eschat-works-ef-johnson-provide-push-talk-over-cellular-functionality-dfw-airport#comments Long-Term Evolution Interoperability P25 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Transportation Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:05:00 +0000 52161 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: So far, cell-phone networks have weathered Harvey http://urgentcomm.com/critical-infrastructure/newscan-so-far-cell-phone-networks-have-weathered-harvey <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.sfgate.com/news/texas/article/So-far-cellphone-networks-have-weathered-Harvey-12163405.php">So far, cell-phone networks have weathered Harvey</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wired.com/story/harvey-shows-progress-on-emergency-communications-since-katrina/">Harvey shows progress on emergency communications since Katrina</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/critical-infrastructure/newscan-so-far-cell-phone-networks-have-weathered-harvey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/critical-infrastructure/newscan-so-far-cell-phone-networks-have-weathered-harvey#comments Critical Infrastructure Tue, 05 Sep 2017 19:14:00 +0000 51951 at http://urgentcomm.com BuildingDNA: Joe Hernandez demonstrates how company's in-building intelligence solution benefits public safety, enterprises http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc <div class="node-body video-body">BuildingDNA CEO Joe Hernandez demonstrates the company's smart-building solution that can leverage intrabuilding-visual-awareness (IVA) technology to deliver relevant data about personnel and equipment assets inside and outside a building structure to enhance public safety's situational awareness when an incident occurs. The solution also is used on a daily basis to help personnel identify potential maintenance needs within a building. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tracking-monitoring-control/buildingdna-joe-hernandez-demonstrates-how-companys-building-intelligenc#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Tracking, Monitoring & Control Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:13:00 +0000 51531 at http://urgentcomm.com 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