Regional Coordination http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32871/more en Newscan: FCC’s O’Rielly calls 5.9 GHz ‘a mess’ amid questions about future of DSRC http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-fcc-s-o-rielly-calls-59-ghz-mess-amid-questions-about-future-dsrc <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/fcc-s-o-rielly-5-9-ghz-band-a-mess">FCC&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Rielly calls 5.9 GHz &lsquo;a mess&rsquo; amid questions about future of DSRC</a></p> <p><a href="https://enterpriseiotinsights.com/20180523/channels/news/enterprises-face-nightmare-with-iot-security">Enterprises facing &lsquo;nightmare&rsquo; with IoT security and data privacy</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-fcc-s-o-rielly-calls-59-ghz-mess-amid-questions-about-future-dsrc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/policy/newscan-fcc-s-o-rielly-calls-59-ghz-mess-amid-questions-about-future-dsrc#comments Policy Spectrum/Frequency Coordination Fri, 25 May 2018 15:46:00 +0000 54971 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 Newscan: AT&T says 6 GHz band key for FirstNet, 5G http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/newscan-att-says-6-ghz-band-key-firstnet-5g <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.fiercewireless.com/wireless/at-t-says-6-ghz-band-key-for-firstnet-5g">AT&amp;T says 6 GHz band key for FirstNet, 5G</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4419284-920-emergency-texts-sent-minnesota-december">920 emergency texts sent to Minnesota 911 centers during first three months of text-to-911 service</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/newscan-att-says-6-ghz-band-key-firstnet-5g" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/newscan-att-says-6-ghz-band-key-firstnet-5g#comments Spectrum/Frequency Coordination Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:57:00 +0000 54291 at http://urgentcomm.com Mutualink: Mike Wengrovitz demonstrates functionality of new browser-based interface http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-mike-wengrovitz-demonstrates-functionality-new-browser-based-interface <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Wengrovitz, Mutualink's vice president of innovation, demonstrates how the company's interoperability solution can be shared via a browser interface, as opposed to requiring end users to have a specific application on their devices.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-mike-wengrovitz-demonstrates-functionality-new-browser-based-interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/mutualink-mike-wengrovitz-demonstrates-functionality-new-browser-based-interface#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Software Applications Interoperability Interoperability Public Safety Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:43:00 +0000 54191 at http://urgentcomm.com MCT: Jackson Szabo talks about public-safety LTE initiatives in Europe, launch of London show in June http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/mct-jackson-szabo-talks-about-public-safety-lte-initiatives-europe-launch-london-show-june <div class="node-body video-body">Jackson Szabo, portfolio manager for Mission Critical Technologies (MCT), discusses the Emergency Services Network (ESN) in the United Kingdom (UK) and other public-safety broadband efforts in Europe, as well as the launch of the Mission Critical Technologies event in June. Mission Critical Technologies (a sister brand to IWCE and IWCE's Urgent Communications) will be held June 13-14 in London as part of London Technology Week. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/mct-jackson-szabo-talks-about-public-safety-lte-initiatives-europe-launch-london-show-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/mct-jackson-szabo-talks-about-public-safety-lte-initiatives-europe-launch-london-show-june#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Regional Coordination IWCE NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 08 Mar 2018 02:26:00 +0000 53931 at http://urgentcomm.com EWA: Mark Crosby discusses upcoming IWCE 2018 panels, EWA initiatives http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-upcoming-iwce-2018-panels-ewa-initiatives <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Enterprise Wireless Alliance President and CEO Mark Crosby previews two IWCE 2018 sessions in which he will participate as a panelist—one examining the future of spectrum allocation and another exploring T-Band challenges for public-safety and business/industrial systems. Crosby also highlights EWA’s Cevo Go mobile frequency-coordination service and plans to expand educational offerings in cooperation. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/iwce/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-upcoming-iwce-2018-panels-ewa-initiatives" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="" src="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2018/02/mark-crosby-promo-595jpgcropdisplayjpgcropdisplay1jpgcropdisplay1jpgcropdisplay1.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://urgentcomm.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/site-files/urgentcomm.com/files/podcast/audio/Mark Crosby podcast on 02-05.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=9744384">Mark Crosby podcast on 02-05.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-upcoming-iwce-2018-panels-ewa-initiatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/iwce/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-upcoming-iwce-2018-panels-ewa-initiatives#comments Land-Mobile Radio Applications Policy Spectrum/Frequency Coordination System Design EWA FCC IWCE Mon, 05 Feb 2018 21:31:00 +0000 53481 at http://urgentcomm.com Some advice for new Statewide Interoperability Coordinators (SWICs) http://urgentcomm.com/blog/some-advice-new-statewide-interoperability-coordinators-swics <div class="node-body blog-body">Becoming a successful Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) starts with defining success, developing a plan for success, and building a network to achieve success.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/some-advice-new-statewide-interoperability-coordinators-swics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/some-advice-new-statewide-interoperability-coordinators-swics#comments Interoperability Policy Public Safety Regional Coordination State & Local Government View from the Top Thu, 25 Jan 2018 22:10:00 +0000 53341 at http://urgentcomm.com LMR licensing activity in the U.S. reaches record-low levels in 2017, according to FCC database http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-us-reaches-record-low-levels-2017-according-fcc-database <div class="node-body article-body">In both the public-safety and business-industrial sectors, fewer land-mobile-radio (LMR) license applications were approved in 2017 than in any year since the FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) database began keeping full-year online records in 2001. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-us-reaches-record-low-levels-2017-according-fcc-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-us-reaches-record-low-levels-2017-according-fcc-database#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding Public Safety Regional Coordination State & Local Government FCC Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:59:00 +0000 53251 at http://urgentcomm.com Oregon, Washington issue joint RFP for potential FirstNet alternative RAN http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/oregon-washington-issue-joint-rfp-potential-firstnet-alternative-ran <div class="node-body article-body">Oregon and Washington issue a joint request for proposal (RFP) seeking proposals from vendors willing to build and operate an alternative public-safety radio access network (RAN) in either state or both under an “opt-out” scenario.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/oregon-washington-issue-joint-rfp-potential-firstnet-alternative-ran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/oregon-washington-issue-joint-rfp-potential-firstnet-alternative-ran#comments Long-Term Evolution Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Regional Coordination State & Local Government System Design NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:39:00 +0000 52411 at http://urgentcomm.com EWA unveils Cevo Go service, providing ‘instant’ spectrum coordination via smart device http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-unveils-cevo-go-service-providing-instant-spectrum-coordination-smart-device <div class="node-body article-body">Conducting business via a smart device is commonplace in today’s world, be it ordering a pizza, buying a gift or completing bank transactions. Add certain frequency coordination to the list, thanks to Cevo Go, a new Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) service that lets users secure certified frequencies for single-site LMR systems in a matter of minutes. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-unveils-cevo-go-service-providing-instant-spectrum-coordination-smart-device" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-unveils-cevo-go-service-providing-instant-spectrum-coordination-smart-device#comments Land-Mobile Radio Enterprise Policy Spectrum/Frequency Coordination EWA FCC Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:23:00 +0000 52391 at http://urgentcomm.com