EWA http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33041/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 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 TRN dealer organization to cease operations, prepares to become part of EWA http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/trn-dealer-organization-cease-operations-prepares-become-part-ewa <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Resource Network International (TRN) board members have notified members that the dealer organization will cease operations as a separate entities, and representatives will meet this week with Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) officials to form an education-focused market council within EWA.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/trn-dealer-organization-cease-operations-prepares-become-part-ewa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/trn-dealer-organization-cease-operations-prepares-become-part-ewa#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Public Safety State & Local Government Training EWA Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:06:00 +0000 53241 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 LMR licensing activity at all-time low levels, according to FCC’s online database http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/lmr-licensing-activity-all-time-low-levels-according-fcc-s-online-dat <div class="node-body article-body">Demand for spectrum to support U.S. land-mobile-radio (LMR) networks is at its lowest level since 2001, with the number of license approvals projected to drop by more than 50% since the 2013 narrowbanding deadline and by more than 40% during the past two years, according to statistics from the FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) online database. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/lmr-licensing-activity-all-time-low-levels-according-fcc-s-online-dat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/spectrumfrequency-coordination/lmr-licensing-activity-all-time-low-levels-according-fcc-s-online-dat#comments Land-Mobile Radio Narrowbanding Spectrum/Frequency Coordination Rebanding EWA FCC Fri, 28 Jul 2017 03:16:00 +0000 51321 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC slowdown could leave 900 MHz proceeding in limbo until next year http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/fcc-slowdown-could-leave-900-mhz-proceeding-limbo-until-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">It is unclear whether a request from Republicans that the FCC not tackle controversial subjects until the administration led by President-elect Donald Trump takes office will prevent the agency from taking action on the 900 MHz private broadband proposal, but it is a possibility, according to an official with the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA). </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/fcc-slowdown-could-leave-900-mhz-proceeding-limbo-until-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/fcc-slowdown-could-leave-900-mhz-proceeding-limbo-until-next-year#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Regulation EWA FCC Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:21:00 +0000 48651 at http://urgentcomm.com EWA: Sarah Beerbower outlines highlights of Wireless Leadership Summit on Oct. 5-7 http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7 <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Sarah Beerbower, executive director of marketing and membership for the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), identifies some of the sessions, exhibit-hall and networking opportunities that attendees can expect to find at the upcoming Wireless Leadership Summit, which is presented by EWA and the Technology Resource Network. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7" 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/2016/09/sarah-beerbower-snip.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/160920_0828.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6163926">160920_0828.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-sarah-beerbower-outlines-highlights-wireless-leadership-summit-oct-5-7#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise EWA FCC Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:28:00 +0000 47881 at http://urgentcomm.com pdvWireless acquires, swaps 900 MHz spectrum while awaiting FCC ruling on LMR-to-broadband proposal http://urgentcomm.com/critical-infrastructure/pdvwireless-acquires-swaps-900-mhz-spectrum-while-awaiting-fcc-ruling-lmr-br <div class="node-body article-body">As the FCC decides whether to rule on its proposal to transition some 900 MHz spectrum from land-mobile-radio (LMR) use to broadband, pdvWireless is buying and swapping airwaves in the band make its desired retuning task easier, according to Morgan O’Brien, the vice chairman for pdvWireless. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/critical-infrastructure/pdvwireless-acquires-swaps-900-mhz-spectrum-while-awaiting-fcc-ruling-lmr-br" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/critical-infrastructure/pdvwireless-acquires-swaps-900-mhz-spectrum-while-awaiting-fcc-ruling-lmr-br#comments Land-Mobile Radio Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Regulation EWA NTIA/FirstNet UTC Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:47:00 +0000 44751 at http://urgentcomm.com EWA: Mark Crosby discusses organization's new role as coordinator of shared MBAN spectrum at 2.3 GHz http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-organizations-new-role-coordinator-shared-mban-spectrum-23-ghz <div class="field-podcast-source"> <a href="/urgent-communications-podcast">The Urgent Communications Podcast</a> </div> <div class="node-body audio-body">Mark Crosby, president/CEO of the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), talks about his organization's new spectrum-coordination responsibilities in the 2360-2390 MHz band for medical body-area networks (MBANs). Users of MBAN devices will share the spectrum, which currently is being used for flight-testing applications. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/ewa/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-organizations-new-role-coordinator-shared-mban-spectrum-23-ghz" 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/2015/11/mark-crosby-promo-595jpgcropdisplayjpgcropdisplay1jpgcropdisplay1.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.MP3" type="audio/mpeg; length=11838558">Mark Crosby podcast.MP3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-organizations-new-role-coordinator-shared-mban-spectrum-23-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-mark-crosby-discusses-organizations-new-role-coordinator-shared-mban-spectrum-23-ghz#comments Hospital/Medical Spectrum/Frequency Coordination EWA FCC Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:58:00 +0000 39321 at http://urgentcomm.com EWA: Mark Crosby talks about summit, need for licensees to use limited spectrum wisely http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-mark-crosby-talks-about-summit-need-licensees-use-limited-spectrum-wisely <div class="node-body video-body">Mark Crosby, president and CEO of the Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA), speaks about EWA's efforts to educate wireless dealers about managing the limited spectrum available and his organization's role as a spectrum coordinator. He also speaks about the Wireless Leadership Summit providing an education source for wireless owners on how to adapt in the growing culture of wireless dealer consolidation. </div> <div class="field-byline"> Stephanie Toone </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-mark-crosby-talks-about-summit-need-licensees-use-limited-spectrum-wisely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/ewa-mark-crosby-talks-about-summit-need-licensees-use-limited-spectrum-wisely#comments Wide Area Rebanding T-Band EWA Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:12:00 +0000 38781 at http://urgentcomm.com