EWA http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33041/more en 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 Gallery: Wireless Leadership Summit 2015 http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/gallery-wireless-leadership-summit-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Snapshots of sessions and the show floor at Enterprise Wireless Alliance's Wireless Leadership Summit 2015, which took place Oct. 7-9 at the W Midtown in Atlanta.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/gallery-wireless-leadership-summit-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ewa/gallery-wireless-leadership-summit-2015#comments Disaster Response Infrastructure Local Area Test and Measurement Rebanding EWA Hytera Icom Kenwood Motorola Solutions Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:17:00 +0000 38761 at http://urgentcomm.com <p>Mark Crosby, president and CEO of Enterprise Wireless Alliance, gives a play-by-play of the spectrum coordination and what impact the limited spectrum has on wireless businesses.</p> The skills gap in America and the nature of work in the wireless industry http://urgentcomm.com/blog/skills-gap-america-and-nature-work-wireless-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">Trade-press articles regularly cite a shortage of trained professionals in several industries, including wireless communications. While this appears to be the case, technology continues to automate many tasks once done by humans. This article examines the changing landscape for wireless professionals and various approaches to giving them relevant training.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/skills-gap-america-and-nature-work-wireless-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/skills-gap-america-and-nature-work-wireless-industry#comments ETA Network Operations & Maintenance Standards System Maintenance EWA Technology View from the Top Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:49:00 +0000 36611 at http://urgentcomm.com pdvWireless launches its narrowband DispatchPlus solution in Houston http://urgentcomm.com/digital/pdvwireless-launches-its-narrowband-dispatchplus-solution-houston <div class="node-body article-body">Houston enterprises seeking narrowband communications have a new option, as pdvWireless announces that its DispatchPlus offering is commercially available in the market and will be available in three other cities—Dallas, Atlanta and Philadelphia—by the end of the month.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/digital/pdvwireless-launches-its-narrowband-dispatchplus-solution-houston" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/digital/pdvwireless-launches-its-narrowband-dispatchplus-solution-houston#comments Dispatch Applications Critical Infrastructure Digital System Installation EWA FCC Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:48:00 +0000 36591 at http://urgentcomm.com