More in EWA

  • Jun 23, 2015
    Commentary

    Distracted-driving enforcement & penalties—Why are they not working? 5

    Many states are not enforcing distracted-driver rules that prohibit drivers from using a mobile device. With the risks to life and property—not to mention the potential loss of federal highway funding—the stakes are high. Still, maybe the penalties are not yet severe enough to get the attention of all states....More
  • Apr 15, 2015
    Commentary

    Tiger Teams and the FCC Enforcement Bureau 10

    The FCC has announced plans to reduce the staff of its Enforcement Bureau. Given the explosion in the use of wireless devices across all markets—thereby increasing the potential for interference—wouldn't it make more sense to expand the Enforcement Bureau's capabilities instead of trying to consolidate them?...More
  • Apr 15, 2015
    Commentary

    The impossible may take some time

    They say that achieving the difficult takes time and the impossible just takes a bit longer. Securing an exclusive UHF FB8 channel in San Diego, CA, could be a quest that goes a bit beyond merely difficult....More
  • Apr 15, 2015
    Commentary

    Three two-way-radio licensing myths … busted 3

    Some things you might have heard about frequency coordination may not be true....More
  • Dec 17, 2014
    Commentary

    Wireless Spectrum Changes Bring New Opportunities in 2015

    Maybe it’s always about spectrum at the FCC, but not too often about spectrum for Business/Industrial and Land Transportation (B/ILT) entities. If B/ILT interests are want to improve their spectrum lot, we must do it on our own....More
  • Oct 21, 2014
    Video
    Urgent Communications

    USMSS: Bill Dow outlines plans to study self-insurance group options for membership

    Bill Dow, executive director of USMSS--soon to be renamed International Technology Resource Network (ITRN)--outlines the organization's plans to explore a group health-insurance option that can be offered as an option to its dealer membership, which is struggling with rising employee healthcare costs....More
  • Oct 16, 2014
    Video
    Urgent Communications

    Pacific DataVision: Morgan O'Brien, John Pescatore detail potential 900 MHz transition from LMR to LTE

    Morgan O'Brien (left) and John Pescatore of Pacific DataVision (PDV) outline the potential roadmap as the company seeks to transition its 900 MHz enhanced-dispatch offering from LMR to LTE during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during the EWA/USMSS Wireless Leadership Summit in Denver....More
  • Oct 9, 2014
    Video
    Urgent Communications

    Genesis: Company enters 911 arena with Pulse solution

    Genesis President Jim Nipp discusses the features in the company's Pulse product, which is designed to provide dispatchers with the real-time information necessary to help agencies meet contracted response times, during this discussion with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the EWA Wireless Summit in Denver....More
  • Oct 1, 2014
    Commentary

    Unfinished Business

    There are some very critical spectrum and regulatory developments today that deserve front-page coverage in wireless news reports. These stories include how best to implement net neutrality, how and when incentive auctions are to be conducted in portions of the broadcast spectrum, FirstNet’s efforts to commence a national broadband network dedicated to mission critical requirements, the FCC expanding its mission to include cyber security, and, how best to provide commercial access to Federal Government bands, to name just a few. Lest we forget, however, as we approach the end of 2014, there are a host of other regulatory and spectrum matters that are nevertheless critical to private land mobile interests....More

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×