APCO http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33011/more en APCO, NPSTC offer different views about sharing 4.9 GHz with utilities, critical infrastructure http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit <div class="node-body article-body">Key public-safety organizations want the FCC to determine that public-safety communications in the 4.9 GHz spectrum should continue to be prioritized, but they express different opinions about the role that utilities and other critical-infrastructure entities should have in the band, according to recent filings with the FCC. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/apco-npstc-offer-different-views-about-sharing-49-ghz-utilities-crit#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Regulation APCO EWA FCC NPSTC Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:03:00 +0000 55741 at http://urgentcomm.com Let’s not just change 911—let’s revolutionize it http://urgentcomm.com/blog/let-s-not-just-change-911-let-s-revolutionize-it <div class="node-body blog-body">Disruptive innovation isn’t easy and can be a little scary—but when it occurs, it’s a beautiful thing to witness.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/let-s-not-just-change-911-let-s-revolutionize-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/let-s-not-just-change-911-let-s-revolutionize-it#comments Dispatch Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Public Safety System Operation APCO NENA View from the Top Thu, 15 Feb 2018 19:55:00 +0000 53611 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Kirk Miller and Wendell Robinson demonstrate potential hack of LMR system http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-kirk-miller-and-wendell-robinson-demonstrate-potential-hack-lm <div class="node-body video-body">Kirk Miller and Wendell Robinson of Motorola Solutions demonstrate how even an unsophisticated hacker can compromise an unprotected LMR network—particularly one that is interconnected with the other systems or the Internet—in an effort to raise awareness about the issue and the importance of securing systems.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-kirk-miller-and-wendell-robinson-demonstrate-potential-hack-lm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-kirk-miller-and-wendell-robinson-demonstrate-potential-hack-lm#comments Cybersecurity Public Safety Security APCO Motorola Solutions Wed, 06 Sep 2017 19:53:00 +0000 51971 at http://urgentcomm.com APCO identifies potential NG911 impacts, challenges in Project 43 report http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apco-identifies-potential-ng911-impacts-challenges-project-43-report <div class="node-body article-body">​Next-generation 911 (NG911) will have significant operational implications for 911 centers, requiring new personnel skill sets to leverage the platform’s technological functionality and federal resources to fund the NG911 transition nationwide, according to the Project 43 report from APCO.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apco-identifies-potential-ng911-impacts-challenges-project-43-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/apco-identifies-potential-ng911-impacts-challenges-project-43-report#comments Dispatch Cybersecurity Funding Interoperability NG-911 Policy Public Safety APCO Tue, 05 Sep 2017 16:07:00 +0000 51941 at http://urgentcomm.com Safer Buildings Coalition: John Foley outlines in-building-coverage challenges for public safety http://urgentcomm.com/building/safer-buildings-coalition-john-foley-outlines-building-coverage-challenges-public-safety <div class="node-body video-body">John Foley, vice president of operations for the Safer Buildings Coalition, discusses interference, FirstNet, economic and code issues associated with in-building coverage to support public-safety communications.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/building/safer-buildings-coalition-john-foley-outlines-building-coverage-challenges-public-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/building/safer-buildings-coalition-john-foley-outlines-building-coverage-challenges-public-safety#comments Long-Term Evolution In-Building Coverage & Interference Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO Fri, 01 Sep 2017 10:26:00 +0000 51921 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Eric Dahle describes capabilities of new dispatch console http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-eric-dahle-describes-capabilities-new-dispatch-console <div class="node-body video-body">Eric Dahle of Motorola Solutions highlights key features of the latest in the company's MCC 75000 series of dispatch consoles, which includes a significantly smaller form factor and the ability to support multiple Ethernet connections to enhance reliability.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-eric-dahle-describes-capabilities-new-dispatch-console" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-eric-dahle-describes-capabilities-new-dispatch-console#comments Dispatch NG-911 PSAP APCO Motorola Solutions Thu, 31 Aug 2017 20:15:00 +0000 51901 at http://urgentcomm.com Motorola Solutions: Anatoly Delm highlights capabilities of LTE backpack http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-anatoly-delm-highlights-capabilities-lte-backpack-0 <div class="node-body video-body">Anatoly Delm, Motorola Solutions’ director of global infrastructure marketing, describes the features of the LXN 500 LTE Ultra Portable Network Infrastructure, an LTE backpack that delivers eNodeB, evolved-packet-core (EPC) and application-server functionality in a 30-pound form factor that can be carried to difficult-to-cover locations.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-anatoly-delm-highlights-capabilities-lte-backpack-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-anatoly-delm-highlights-capabilities-lte-backpack-0#comments Long-Term Evolution Tower & Site Applications Coverage & Interference Public Safety APCO Motorola Solutions Sun, 27 Aug 2017 18:48:00 +0000 51751 at http://urgentcomm.com NTIA officials outline expected process associated with reviews of states seeking FirstNet ‘opt-out’ http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/ntia-officials-outline-expected-process-associated-reviews-states-seeking-firstnet-opt- <div class="node-body article-body">Governors will have the most crucial financial information when they receive final state plans from FirstNet next month, but the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) review process may not be finalized until later, according to NTIA officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/ntia-officials-outline-expected-process-associated-reviews-states-seeking-firstnet-opt-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/ntia-officials-outline-expected-process-associated-reviews-states-seeking-firstnet-opt-#comments Legislation Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government APCO NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 25 Aug 2017 07:14:00 +0000 51721 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T issues statement regarding position in debate on public-safety-grade definition http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-issues-statement-regarding-position-debate-public-safety-grade-definition <div class="node-body article-body">AT&amp;T will meet FirstNet’s requirements for its nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN), but the carrier is “hesistant to say that there is complete definition set in stone” about what constitutes a public-safety-grade system, according to a statement released by AT&amp;T on Tuesday. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-issues-statement-regarding-position-debate-public-safety-grade-definition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-issues-statement-regarding-position-debate-public-safety-grade-definition#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 23 Aug 2017 06:29:00 +0000 51711 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet officials say advocacy for public safety is key role in the future http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-officials-say-advocacy-public-safety-key-role-future <div class="node-body article-body">​FirstNet will continue to work with public-safety representatives to ensure that its nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) evolves to meet first responders’ needs during the next 25 years, according to FirstNet officials. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-officials-say-advocacy-public-safety-key-role-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-officials-say-advocacy-public-safety-key-role-future#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet APCO NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 22 Aug 2017 20:23:00 +0000 51701 at http://urgentcomm.com