Coverage & Interference http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32741/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 Televate: Joe Ross highlights features of Pinpoint app to verify carriers' local coverage, performance http://urgentcomm.com/coverage-interference/televate-joe-ross-highlights-features-pinpoint-app-verify-carriers-local-cover <div class="node-body video-body">Joe Ross, a partner at Televate, demonstrates some of the capabilities of Pinpoint, the company’s new software application that public-safety agencies and other entities can use to verify the local coverage and performance of mobile broadband services from FirstNet and/or commercial wireless carriers.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/coverage-interference/televate-joe-ross-highlights-features-pinpoint-app-verify-carriers-local-cover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/coverage-interference/televate-joe-ross-highlights-features-pinpoint-app-verify-carriers-local-cover#comments Coverage & Interference Thu, 09 Aug 2018 09:33:00 +0000 56041 at http://urgentcomm.com Inmarsat Government provides satellite broadband to support first solo transatlantic remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) http://urgentcomm.com/satellite/inmarsat-government-provides-satellite-broadband-support-first-solo-transatlantic-remotely <div class="node-body article-body">Inmarsat Government announces that its SwiftBroadband L-band satellite service was used to help General Atomics Aeronautical Systems’ fly a remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) across the Atlantic Ocean for the first time without any support from a chase plane.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/satellite/inmarsat-government-provides-satellite-broadband-support-first-solo-transatlantic-remotely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/satellite/inmarsat-government-provides-satellite-broadband-support-first-solo-transatlantic-remotely#comments Coverage & Interference Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Public Safety Satellite System Design Tracking, Monitoring & Control Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:32:00 +0000 55931 at http://urgentcomm.com Buildout of FirstNet sites with Band 14 capability still ahead of schedule, AT&T official says http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/buildout-firstnet-sites-band-14-capability-still-ahead-schedule-att- <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T has added equipment to support operations on 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum at more than 2,500 cell sites and the carrier expects to meet its initial network-buildout target for FirstNet at least three months ahead of schedule, according to the AT&T official overseeing the deployment. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/buildout-firstnet-sites-band-14-capability-still-ahead-schedule-att-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/buildout-firstnet-sites-band-14-capability-still-ahead-schedule-att-#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 24 Jul 2018 13:00:00 +0000 55841 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T execs cite FirstNet progress, plans for rural deployments, 5G preparation http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-cite-firstnet-progress-plans-rural-deployments-5g-preparat <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T plans to leverage its investment in FirstNet to expand its rural coverage, harden its network and prepare all of the carrier’s cell sites to support 5G services via software upgrades, according to AT&T executives. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-cite-firstnet-progress-plans-rural-deployments-5g-preparat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-cite-firstnet-progress-plans-rural-deployments-5g-preparat#comments Coverage & Interference Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Spectrum/Frequency Coordination System Design System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 23 May 2018 10:52:00 +0000 54931 at http://urgentcomm.com Swarm Technology: Alfonso Iniguez demos 'intent-based autonomy' technology for coordinating drones http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t <div class="node-body video-body">Alfonso Iniguez, founder and CEO of Swarm Technology, demonstrates how the startup company's patented technology lets connected drones and robots respond as a coordinated group to mission-focused commands as efficiently as possible, rather than having each object controlled individually. Based on concepts developed after years of observing ants, this "solidarity cell architure" provides the distributed artificial intelligence needed to coordinate the robots or drones.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/incident-commandsituational-awareness/swarm-technology-alfonso-iniguez-demos-intent-based-autonomy-t#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Coverage & Interference Federal Government/Military Intelligent Transportation Systems Public Safety Smart Devices System Design Sun, 20 May 2018 21:48:00 +0000 54891 at http://urgentcomm.com pdvWireless revamps 900 MHz LTE proposal, offers control to potential utility, transport partners http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/pdvwireless-revamps-900-mhz-lte-proposal-offers-control-potential-utility-transp <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A new pdvWireless proposal would let utilities and transportation entities build their own private, secure LTE networks using licensed 900 MHz spectrum that would be reconfigured to address an interference issue that was problematic in previous versions of the plan, according to pdvWireless CEO Morgan O&rsquo;Brien.</p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/pdvwireless-revamps-900-mhz-lte-proposal-offers-control-potential-utility-transp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/pdvwireless-revamps-900-mhz-lte-proposal-offers-control-potential-utility-transp#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Policy Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security System Design Rebanding NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 09 May 2018 13:17:00 +0000 54731 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T outlines 5G strategy for rest of year http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-outlines-5g-strategy-rest-year <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T expects its mobile 5G deployments operating on millimeter-wave spectrum to have transmitter sites that will be within 150-250 meters of each other, based on the performance results from the carrier’s fixed millimeter-wave trials to date, according to company officials. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-outlines-5g-strategy-rest-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-outlines-5g-strategy-rest-year#comments Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Coverage & Interference Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation Tue, 01 May 2018 19:53:00 +0000 54641 at http://urgentcomm.com Even in its first year, FirstNet-AT&T partnership has a significant impact on public-safety communications http://urgentcomm.com/blog/even-its-first-year-firstnet-att-partnership-has-significant-impact-public-safety-communication <div class="node-body blog-body">It has only been a year since AT&T was awarded with the nationwide FirstNet contract. For public safety, progress on the FirstNet LTE system is moving much faster than expected, driven largely by the decision to provide priority and preemption across all of AT&T’s commercial spectrum.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/even-its-first-year-firstnet-att-partnership-has-significant-impact-public-safety-communication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/even-its-first-year-firstnet-att-partnership-has-significant-impact-public-safety-communication#comments Long-Term Evolution Coverage & Interference Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation Test and Measurement IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Urgent Matters Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:52:00 +0000 54331 at http://urgentcomm.com ADRF: Greg Najjar highlights key characteristics of FiRe in-building solution http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution <div class="node-body video-body">Greg Najjar, director of business development for Advanced RF Technologies (ADRF), highlights the features of the company's upgraded FiRe (fiber-optic repeater) solution, which is designed to provide in-building coverage to support public-safety LMR communications that leverage 700/800 MHz spectrum. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/das/adrf-greg-najjar-highlights-key-characteristics-fire-building-solution#comments Land-Mobile Radio Coverage & Interference DAS Enterprise P25 Public Safety IWCE Thu, 22 Mar 2018 13:38:00 +0000 54201 at http://urgentcomm.com