System Installation http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32771/more en 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 say FirstNet buildout will be at least 40% done within a year, note importance to 5G strategy http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no <div class="node-body article-body">AT&amp;T plans to complete at least 40% of its committed deployment of the FirstNet nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) within a year as part an overall buildout strategy that is designed to let the carrier giant ultimately make the leap to 5G via software upgrades, according to AT&T executives. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Spectrum/Frequency Coordination System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 26 Jun 2018 06:10:00 +0000 55561 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T wants to meet FirstNet deployment targets sooner than expected, AT&T exec says http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-wants-meet-firstnet-deployment-targets-sooner-expected-att-exec- <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T plans to deploy public-safety LTE service on 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum more quickly than expected, with about one-third of the projected buildout to be completed by next April, according to AT&T Chief Financial Officer (CFO) John Stephens. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-wants-meet-firstnet-deployment-targets-sooner-expected-att-exec-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-wants-meet-firstnet-deployment-targets-sooner-expected-att-exec-#comments Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 31 May 2018 14:08:00 +0000 55031 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 Minnesota starts regionally in pursuit of statewide text-to-911 implementation http://urgentcomm.com/blog/minnesota-starts-regionally-pursuit-statewide-text-911-implementation <div class="node-body blog-body">Deploying text-to-911 service regionally is the fastest, simplest and most efficient way to provision a lifesaving service that the public not only expects, but craves.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/minnesota-starts-regionally-pursuit-statewide-text-911-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/minnesota-starts-regionally-pursuit-statewide-text-911-implementation#comments Dispatch Applications NG-911 PSAP Public Safety System Installation View from the Top Fri, 11 May 2018 09:07:00 +0000 54821 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 AT&T touts FirstNet buildout, subscriber growth during quarterly earnings call http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-touts-firstnet-buildout-subscriber-growth-during-quarterly-earni <div class="node-body article-body">Almost 650 public-safety agencies in 48 states and territories have subscribed to FirstNet and deployment of infrastructure to support communications on 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum has begun in earnest, according to AT&T Chief Financial Officer John Stephens.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-touts-firstnet-buildout-subscriber-growth-during-quarterly-earni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-touts-firstnet-buildout-subscriber-growth-during-quarterly-earni#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 27 Apr 2018 09:19:00 +0000 54571 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 FirstNet, AT&T announce public-safety LTE core; AT&T exec dismisses Verizon interoperability concerns http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-public-safety-lte-core-att-exec-dismisses-veri <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet announces that nationwide contractor AT&T has delivered upon its promise to complete a dedicated public-safety LTE evolved packet core to serve FirstNet’s subscribers on schedule, while a key AT&T official dismisses concerns of communications issues between FirstNet and Verizon subscribers.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-public-safety-lte-core-att-exec-dismisses-veri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-att-announce-public-safety-lte-core-att-exec-dismisses-veri#comments Long-Term Evolution Applications Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Installation Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control Wed, 28 Mar 2018 03:32:00 +0000 54281 at http://urgentcomm.com Parallel Wireless: Steve Kropper explains potential use cases for CWS-210 mobile LTE eNodeB http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/parallel-wireless-steve-kropper-explains-potential-use-cases-cws-210-mobile-lte- <div class="node-body video-body">Parallel Wireless Vice President Steve Kropper describes some fo the public-safety use cases that could leverage the CWS-210, which is an in-vehicle LTE eNodeB that weighs about 4 pounds. With the CWS-210, public-safety field personnel can have a virtual "bubble" of broadband connectivity around a vehicle. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/parallel-wireless-steve-kropper-explains-potential-use-cases-cws-210-mobile-lte-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/parallel-wireless-steve-kropper-explains-potential-use-cases-cws-210-mobile-lte-#comments Long-Term Evolution Mobiles Public Safety System Design System Installation Tue, 06 Mar 2018 02:35:00 +0000 53851 at http://urgentcomm.com