System Operation http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32781/more en ITEC: Walt Magnussen talks about CAUSE V, Winter Institute events during the upcoming year http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/itec-walt-magnussen-talks-about-cause-v-winter-institute-events-during-upcoming-yea <div class="node-body video-body">Walt Magnussen, director of the Texas A&M University Internet2 Technology Evaluation Center (ITEC), talks about the fifth annual Canada-United States Enhanced Resiliency Experiment (CAUSE V) that is scheduled for November along the U.S.-Canada border near Washington state. ITEC will host its next Winter Institute in February 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/itec-walt-magnussen-talks-about-cause-v-winter-institute-events-during-upcoming-yea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/itec-walt-magnussen-talks-about-cause-v-winter-institute-events-during-upcoming-yea#comments Disaster Response Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety System Operation Test and Measurement DHS Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:02:00 +0000 49781 at http://urgentcomm.com Dallas to increase staffing at PSAP after 911-related deaths, agrees alleged ‘ghost’ calls not the problem http://urgentcomm.com/psap/dallas-increase-staffing-psap-after-911-related-deaths-agrees-alleged-ghost-calls-not-problem <div class="node-body article-body">After blaming T-Mobile “ghost” calls for months of delays in answering 911 calls—delays that reportedly contributed to two deaths last week—the city of Dallas acknowledges that the problem was caused by people hanging up and redialing when their emergency calls were not answered in a timely manner. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/psap/dallas-increase-staffing-psap-after-911-related-deaths-agrees-alleged-ghost-calls-not-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/psap/dallas-increase-staffing-psap-after-911-related-deaths-agrees-alleged-ghost-calls-not-problem#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Policy PSAP State & Local Government System Operation Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:43:00 +0000 49591 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC investigating outage that prevented AT&T wireless customers from calling 911 http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-investigating-outage-prevented-att-wireless-customers-calling-911 <div class="node-body article-body">FCC officials will conduct an investigation in an effort to determine the “root cause” of a widespread outage that prevented AT&T wireless customers from completing 911 emergency calls on Wednesday night, according to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-investigating-outage-prevented-att-wireless-customers-calling-911" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-investigating-outage-prevented-att-wireless-customers-calling-911#comments NG-911 Policy Public Safety System Operation FCC Thu, 09 Mar 2017 18:49:00 +0000 49501 at http://urgentcomm.com Cambium Networks: David Geitner demonstrates capabilities of cnMaestro management solution http://urgentcomm.com/system-management/cambium-networks-david-geitner-demonstrates-capabilities-cnmaestro-management-solu <div class="node-body video-body">David Geitner, who works in Cambium Networks’ global sales support and professional services units, outlines the functionality of the company’s cnMaestro solution, which enables management and monitoring of network assets throughout a communications system—from end user devices to backhaul.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-management/cambium-networks-david-geitner-demonstrates-capabilities-cnmaestro-management-solu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-management/cambium-networks-david-geitner-demonstrates-capabilities-cnmaestro-management-solu#comments Software Critical Infrastructure Enterprise System Management Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:52:00 +0000 49411 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet preparing network policies for nationwide contractor, opt-out states http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-preparing-network-policies-nationwide-contractor-opt-out-st <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet’s technical staff has established a draft set of network policies that will be followed throughout the United States, whether the radio access network (RAN) is deployed by FirstNet’s nationwide contractor or by opt-out states, FirstNet officials said today. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-preparing-network-policies-nationwide-contractor-opt-out-st" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-preparing-network-policies-nationwide-contractor-opt-out-st#comments Long-Term Evolution Cybersecurity Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design System Installation System Operation NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:47:00 +0000 48791 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Level 3 acknowledges network outage that frustrates voice customers across the U.S. http://urgentcomm.com/system-operation/newscan-level-3-acknowledges-network-outage-frustrates-voice-customers-across-us <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.networkworld.com/article/3127062/lan-wan/level-3-acknowledges-network-outage.html">Level 3 acknowledges network outage that frustrates voice customers across the U.S.</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/10/04/level_3_goes_to_level_0/">Level 3 goes to Level 0 for American VoIP peeps</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-operation/newscan-level-3-acknowledges-network-outage-frustrates-voice-customers-across-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-operation/newscan-level-3-acknowledges-network-outage-frustrates-voice-customers-across-us#comments System Operation Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:10:00 +0000 48101 at http://urgentcomm.com First responders need access to life-saving, 3D location technology http://urgentcomm.com/blog/first-responders-need-access-life-saving-3d-location-technology <div class="node-body blog-body">For public safety, the location of an incident and where its personnel resources are during a response are critical pieces of information. With this in mind, it is crucial that such data—including vertical-location information, with floor-level granularity—is made available to first-response agencies. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/first-responders-need-access-life-saving-3d-location-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/first-responders-need-access-life-saving-3d-location-technology#comments In-Building Incident Command/Situational Awareness Coverage & Interference Personnel Monitoring Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Operation FCC NTIA/FirstNet View from the Top Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:22:00 +0000 48011 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Diane Tonielli demonstrates portal features that display health of comm networks http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com <div class="node-body video-body">Diane Tonielli, product manager for Motorola Solutions, demonstrates how the company’s managed-services offering inform network operators about the health of their communications systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-diane-tonielli-demonstrates-portal-features-display-health-com#comments Network Management Software Network Operations & Maintenance Policy System Operation Test and Measurement Motorola Solutions Wed, 14 Sep 2016 01:30:00 +0000 47791 at http://urgentcomm.com Zetron announces new Pathway gateway to ease analog-to-IP radio transition http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/zetron-announces-new-pathway-gateway-ease-analog-ip-radio-transition <div class="node-body article-body">Zetron announces its new Pathway radio gateway, which will leverage multiple technology interfaces to help network operators maintain service while migrating system from an analog platform to an IP-based technology, according to a company official.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/zetron-announces-new-pathway-gateway-ease-analog-ip-radio-transition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/zetron/zetron-announces-new-pathway-gateway-ease-analog-ip-radio-transition#comments Land-Mobile Radio Interoperability System Operation Motorola Solutions Zetron Thu, 04 Aug 2016 19:33:00 +0000 47261 at http://urgentcomm.com Utilities, SMR operators demonstrate early interest in NEXEDGE Gen2 platform from JVCKENWOOD USA http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/utilities-smr-operators-demonstrate-early-interest-nexedge-gen2-platform-jvckenwood-usa <div class="node-body article-body">JVCKENWOOD USA has received favorable early reviews for its new NEXEDGE Gen2 offering that delivers significant scalability benefits, particularly from utility companies and specialized-mobile-radio (SMR) operators, according to an official for the company.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/utilities-smr-operators-demonstrate-early-interest-nexedge-gen2-platform-jvckenwood-usa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/kenwood/utilities-smr-operators-demonstrate-early-interest-nexedge-gen2-platform-jvckenwood-usa#comments NXDN System Design System Operation Kenwood Thu, 21 Jul 2016 20:01:00 +0000 47091 at http://urgentcomm.com