Standards http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/32881/more en Participants express optimism about mission-critical LTE in wake of ETSI plugtests in Texas http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas <div class="node-body article-body">More than 120 engineers from 30 companies conducted a series of tests as part of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Plugtests event in an effort to ensure that LTE mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) products will provide voice interoperability to first responders in the future.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/participants-express-optimism-about-mission-critical-lte-wake-etsi-plugtests-texas#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Test and Measurement TETRA + CCA Wed, 04 Jul 2018 16:37:00 +0000 55671 at http://urgentcomm.com Vendors prepare to demonstrate mission-critical PTT, data, video interoperability at ETSI Plugtest http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from 30 vendors are slated to participate in next week’s ETSI Plugtest, which will include a series of technical exercises designed to demonstrate interoperability between various 3GPP-compliant solutions that provide mission-critical push to talk (MCPTT), mission-critical data and mission-critical video capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:35:00 +0000 55541 at http://urgentcomm.com Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) announces launch, focus on open standards for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-technology-alliance-psta-announces-launch-focus-open-s <div class="node-body article-body">Officials for the Public Safety Technology Alliance (PSTA) today will launch the new non-profit organization, which is being established to advocate for public safety identifying, testing and adopting open-standards equipment and applications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-technology-alliance-psta-announces-launch-focus-open-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/public-safety-technology-alliance-psta-announces-launch-focus-open-s#comments Interoperability Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:28:00 +0000 55071 at http://urgentcomm.com Security concerns continue to be problematic for promising Internet of Things (IoT) industry http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/security-concerns-continue-be-problematic-promising-internet-things-iot-industry <div class="node-body article-body">Implementing little or no security measures at many endpoint devices could threaten adoption and growth of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that promise significant efficiencies to enterprises and consumer, according to panelists at Internet of Things World 2018 examining security concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/security-concerns-continue-be-problematic-promising-internet-things-iot-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/cybersecurity/security-concerns-continue-be-problematic-promising-internet-things-iot-industry#comments Cybersecurity Enterprise Policy Security Standards Wed, 16 May 2018 14:51:00 +0000 54831 at http://urgentcomm.com Officials for AT&T, Nokia outline capabilities of upcoming MCPTT-compliant solutions http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/officials-att-nokia-outline-capabilities-upcoming-mcptt-compliant-solutions <div class="node-body article-body">Voice services meeting the mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT) standard developed by 3GPP—the body that oversees LTE development—will provide greater voice quality, performance and reliability than any push-to-talk-over-cellular (PoC) offering available on the market today, according to officials from AT&T and Nokia.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/officials-att-nokia-outline-capabilities-upcoming-mcptt-compliant-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/officials-att-nokia-outline-capabilities-upcoming-mcptt-compliant-solutions#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Motorola Solutions Nokia Siemens Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:34:00 +0000 54521 at http://urgentcomm.com NIST releases initial list of 17 devices certified for use on FirstNet system http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-releases-initial-list-17-devices-certified-use-firstnet-system <div class="node-body article-body">Devices from Apple, Samsung, Sonim Technologies and Netgear are on the initial list of certified devices that public-safety users can use on the FirstNet broadband system being deployed by AT&T, according to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-releases-initial-list-17-devices-certified-use-firstnet-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-releases-initial-list-17-devices-certified-use-firstnet-system#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards Test and Measurement NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:53:00 +0000 54471 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris: Michelle Johnson, Ryan Seick discuss services enabled by next-generation VIDA core http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core <div class="node-body video-body">Michelle Johnson and Ryan Seick of Harris explain how the company's next-generation VIDA core platform will provide additional flexibility to public-safety agencies, including support of certain 3GPP-standard servcices. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-michelle-johnson-ryan-seick-discuss-services-enabled-next-generation-vida-core#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Applications P25 Public Safety System Design Harris Thu, 29 Mar 2018 18:31:00 +0000 54311 at http://urgentcomm.com Sonim CEO: New devices likely to be ‘very heavily subsidized’ for FirstNet subscribers http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sonim-ceo-new-devices-likely-be-very-heavily-subsidized-firstnet-sub <div class="node-body article-body">Expected subsidization from AT&amp;T could mean that FirstNet subscribers will pay little or no upfront money to purchase new Sonim Technologies devices—a development that is just part of the economics “sea change” happening within the industry, Sonim Technologies CEO Bob Plaschke said last week during IWCE 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sonim-ceo-new-devices-likely-be-very-heavily-subsidized-firstnet-sub" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sonim-ceo-new-devices-likely-be-very-heavily-subsidized-firstnet-sub#comments Long-Term Evolution Funding Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Standards NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:23:00 +0000 54141 at http://urgentcomm.com MCOP: Fidel Liberal discusses MCPTT open platform, ETSI plugfest in June http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/mcop-fidel-liberal-discusses-mcptt-open-platform-etsi-plugfest-june <div class="node-body video-body">Fidel Liberal, coordinator of the mission-critical open platform (MCOP) initiative funded by the Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) division of NIST, talks about the value that MCOP can bring to the development of next-generation communications tools for first responders.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/mcop-fidel-liberal-discusses-mcptt-open-platform-etsi-plugfest-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/3gpp/mcop-fidel-liberal-discusses-mcptt-open-platform-etsi-plugfest-june#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Critical Infrastructure Public Safety System Operation Test and Measurement IWCE Mon, 12 Mar 2018 23:39:00 +0000 54041 at http://urgentcomm.com Harris set to exhibit mission-critical PTT, video, data over LTE http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-set-exhibit-mission-critical-ptt-video-data-over-lte <div class="node-body article-body">Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications (Harris PSPC) will demonstrate its mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT) solution, as well as mission-critical data and mission-critical video capabilities, as part of showcase of LTE-based developments this week at IWCE 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-set-exhibit-mission-critical-ptt-video-data-over-lte" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/harris/harris-set-exhibit-mission-critical-ptt-video-data-over-lte#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety System Design IWCE Harris Mon, 05 Mar 2018 11:24:00 +0000 53831 at http://urgentcomm.com