State & Local Government http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32501/more en Anritsu: Jeremy Davis highlights techniques for measuring RF coverage inside buildings http://urgentcomm.com/anritsu/anritsu-jeremy-davis-highlights-techniques-measuring-rf-coverage-inside-buildings <div class="node-body video-body">Jeremy Davis, a field application engineer for Anritsu, explains how the company has worked with TRX Systems to develop an RF-coverage mapping solution for inspectors and facility owners that works inside buildings, where GPS often is ineffective.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/anritsu/anritsu-jeremy-davis-highlights-techniques-measuring-rf-coverage-inside-buildings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/anritsu/anritsu-jeremy-davis-highlights-techniques-measuring-rf-coverage-inside-buildings#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government Anritsu Wed, 15 Aug 2018 22:25:00 +0000 56171 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T announces NPPGov agreement to ease first-responder agencies’ adoption of FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-announces-nppgov-agreement-ease-first-responder-agencies-adoption-firstnet <div class="node-body article-body">First-responders agencies can subscribe to FirstNet services using a cooperative contract with NPPGov that is designed to streamline the procurement process and provide access to statewide pricing, according to NPPGov and AT&amp;T, FirstNet’s contractor to build and operate the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-announces-nppgov-agreement-ease-first-responder-agencies-adoption-firstnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-announces-nppgov-agreement-ease-first-responder-agencies-adoption-firstnet#comments Critical Infrastructure Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 31 Jul 2018 19:27:00 +0000 55901 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet, AT&T announce nationwide availability of subscriber-paid/BYOD offering http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-nationwide-availability-subscriber-paidbyod-of <div class="node-body article-body">Primary public-safety agencies with little or no budget to pay for their personnel to have broadband services can utilize a FirstNet subscriber-paid—or bring your own device (BYOD)—offering recently made available nationwide at 5,300 AT&amp;T retail stores and online outlets, according to an AT&amp;T official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-nationwide-availability-subscriber-paidbyod-of" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-nationwide-availability-subscriber-paidbyod-of#comments Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:51:00 +0000 55341 at http://urgentcomm.com IoT initiatives need good business cases, solution providers to ensure adoption, Avnet exec says http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/iot-initiatives-need-good-business-cases-solution-providers-ensure-adoption-avnet-ex <div class="node-body article-body">Enterprises seeking to leverage Internet of Things (IoT) technology need clear business cases and vendors that provide end-to-end solutions with long-term support before they will be willing to adopt IoT, according to an executive from Avnet, a leading IoT company. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/iot-initiatives-need-good-business-cases-solution-providers-ensure-adoption-avnet-ex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/iot-initiatives-need-good-business-cases-solution-providers-ensure-adoption-avnet-ex#comments Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding Machine-to-Machine State & Local Government System Design Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:34:00 +0000 55301 at http://urgentcomm.com Secured Communications solution designed to address public-safety cybersecurity, BYOD concerns http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/secured-communications-solution-designed-address-public-safety-cybersecurity-byod-conc <div class="node-body article-body">Secured Communications has developed a platform that is designed to help public-safety agencies tackle some of its toughest productivity and security challenges, including the leveraging of personal devices in a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) scenario, according to CEO Robert Wilson. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/secured-communications-solution-designed-address-public-safety-cybersecurity-byod-conc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/secured-communications-solution-designed-address-public-safety-cybersecurity-byod-conc#comments Cybersecurity Enterprise Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security State & Local Government Wed, 30 May 2018 14:39:00 +0000 55011 at http://urgentcomm.com Bittium: Jani Lyrintzis discusses IoT engineering work, teases new public-safety device http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public- <div class="node-body video-body">Jani Lyrintzis, vice president and general manager at Bittium, highlights the wireless-engineering services that his company brings to the Internet of Things (IoT) space, including work as a partner for Verizon's ThingSpace. Lyrintzis also talks about development of a next-generation public-safety device that could be announced later this year. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/network-management-software/bittium-jani-lyrintzis-discusses-iot-engineering-work-teases-new-public-#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Enterprise Machine-to-Machine Network Management Software Public Safety State & Local Government Sun, 27 May 2018 16:40:00 +0000 54981 at http://urgentcomm.com Cambium Networks: Bruce Collins discusses connectivity, network-management solutions for IoT http://urgentcomm.com/backhaul/cambium-networks-bruce-collins-discusses-connectivity-network-management-solutions-iot <div class="node-body video-body">Bruce Collins, director of product management for Cambium Networks, explains how his company can provide multiple forms of wireless connectivity and its Maestro secure, cloud-based management system to support Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/backhaul/cambium-networks-bruce-collins-discusses-connectivity-network-management-solutions-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/backhaul/cambium-networks-bruce-collins-discusses-connectivity-network-management-solutions-iot#comments Backhaul Enterprise Enterprise State & Local Government System Management Wireless Networks Fri, 25 May 2018 00:02:00 +0000 54951 at http://urgentcomm.com 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