State & Local Government http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32501/more en Motorola Solutions cites LMR optimism, expected extension of Airwave contract for at least five years http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f <div class="node-body article-body">Motorola Solutions officials believe the company’s Airwave contract to supply TETRA services to first responders in the United Kingdom (UK) will be extended at least five more years, Motorola Solutions CEO Greg Brown said yesterday during a conference calls to detail first-quarter earnings.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-cites-lmr-optimism-expected-extension-airwave-contract-least-f#comments Land-Mobile Radio Analytics P25 Public Safety State & Local Government Video Motorola Solutions Fri, 04 May 2018 11:26:00 +0000 54691 at http://urgentcomm.com Minnesota PSCC: Red Grasso, Ed Mills discuss changing relationship between states and FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/minnesota-pscc-red-grasso-ed-mills-discuss-changing-relationship-between-states-and-fir <div class="node-body video-body">Red Grasso of North Carolina (left) and Ed Mills of Colorado explain how state obligations to be vendor-neutral about public-safety broadband providers have caused their roles to change since FirstNet named AT&T as its nationwide contractor a year ago. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/minnesota-pscc-red-grasso-ed-mills-discuss-changing-relationship-between-states-and-fir" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/minnesota-pscc-red-grasso-ed-mills-discuss-changing-relationship-between-states-and-fir#comments Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 26 Apr 2018 14:20:00 +0000 54561 at http://urgentcomm.com IWCE’s IoT Saving Lives provides public-safety leaders with information about the Internet of Things http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-iot-saving-lives-provides-public-safety-leaders-information-about-internet-things <div class="node-body blog-body">Join us on May 14 in Santa Clara, Calif., for IWCE's IoT Saving Lives, a one-day workshop that will explore the Internet of Life Saving Things (IoLST) and its impact on public safety, governments and other critical-communications initiatives. This is a pre-conference event conducted in conjunction with Internet of Things World, a sister event to IWCE.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-iot-saving-lives-provides-public-safety-leaders-information-about-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-iot-saving-lives-provides-public-safety-leaders-information-about-internet-things#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety State & Local Government Tracking, Monitoring & Control IWCE All Things IWCE Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:48:00 +0000 54541 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 Cradlepoint evolves LTE router portfolio, management capability http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-evolves-lte-router-portfolio-management-capability <div class="node-body article-body">Cradlepoint continues to enhance its LTE wireless-router portfolio while providing a cloud-based NetCloud network-management solution that can make it much easier for public-safety agencies to maintain and monitor their broadband connections, according to company officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-evolves-lte-router-portfolio-management-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/cradlepoint-evolves-lte-router-portfolio-management-capability#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:47:00 +0000 54371 at http://urgentcomm.com EF Johnson Technologies: Jaimin Patel introduces new cloud-based tool to manage LMR software licenses http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l <div class="node-body video-body">Jaimin Patel, associate product manager for EF Johnson Technologies (a JVCKENWOOD company), demonstrates how land-mobile-radio (LMR) software licenses can be managed via the company's new Viking Vault web portal. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/efjohnson/ef-johnson-technologies-jaimin-patel-introduces-new-cloud-based-tool-manage-lmr-software-l#comments Land-Mobile Radio Software Critical Infrastructure Public Safety State & Local Government IWCE EFJohnson Kenwood Mon, 26 Mar 2018 15:30:00 +0000 54261 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 Harris declares plan to protest Florida intent to award large P25 contract to Motorola Solutions http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-declares-plan-protest-florida-intent-award-large-p25-contract-motorola-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Harris informs the Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) that it plans to protest the state’s recent intent to award Motorola Solution a contract to build a statewide P25 network that is expected to be worth more than $200 million, according to Harris officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-declares-plan-protest-florida-intent-award-large-p25-contract-motorola-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/p25/harris-declares-plan-protest-florida-intent-award-large-p25-contract-motorola-solutions#comments Coverage & Interference Funding Interoperability P25 Policy Public Safety State & Local Government System Design Harris Motorola Solutions Tue, 20 Mar 2018 19:44:00 +0000 54171 at http://urgentcomm.com Florida selects Motorola Solutions to revamp statewide LMR system http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-selects-motorola-solutions-revamp-statewide-lmr-system <div class="node-body article-body">Florida’s Department of Management Services publishes a Notice of Intent to Award a contract to Motorola Solutions to build a new statewide public-safety radio system to replace the Statewide Law Enforcement Radio System (SLERS) operated by Harris.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-selects-motorola-solutions-revamp-statewide-lmr-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-selects-motorola-solutions-revamp-statewide-lmr-system#comments Land-Mobile Radio Funding Interoperability Public Safety State & Local Government Motorola Solutions Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:47:00 +0000 54131 at http://urgentcomm.com Push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) services have significant impact on commercial LMR market, IWCE speakers say http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark <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="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/push-talk-over-cellular-poc-services-have-significant-impact-commercial-lmr-mark#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Enterprise P25 State & Local Government IWCE Wed, 14 Mar 2018 03:30:00 +0000 54081 at http://urgentcomm.com