FCC http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33051/more en Newscan: Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down after 8 years at the FCC http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-commissioner-mignon-clyburn-stepping-down-after-8-years-fcc <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/17/commissioner-mignon-clyburn-is-stepping-down-after-8-years-at-the-fcc/">Commissioner Mignon Clyburn is stepping down after 8 years at the FCC</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/us-british-governments-say-russia-has-hacked-routers-used-by-businesses-globally/2018/04/16/90e8d34c-4181-11e8-8569-26fda6b404c7_story.html">U.S., British governments warn businesses worldwide of Russian campaign to hack routers</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-commissioner-mignon-clyburn-stepping-down-after-8-years-fcc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-commissioner-mignon-clyburn-stepping-down-after-8-years-fcc#comments FCC Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:00:00 +0000 54501 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: FCC releases report on false Hawaii false emergency alert http://urgentcomm.com/alerting-systems/newscan-fcc-releases-report-false-hawaii-false-emergency-alert <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.governing.com/gov-institute/voices/col-atlanta-ransomware-digital-extortion-culture-cybersecurity.html">Ransomware: A &lsquo;soft nuclear weapon&rsquo; aimed at government</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.kcra.com/article/sacramento-police-issue-new-policy-on-muting-body-cameras/19740673">Sacramento police issue new policy for deactivating or muting body cameras</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/alerting-systems/newscan-fcc-releases-report-false-hawaii-false-emergency-alert" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/alerting-systems/newscan-fcc-releases-report-false-hawaii-false-emergency-alert#comments Alerting Systems FCC Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:40:00 +0000 54481 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC commissioners express interest in redesignating public-safety 4.9 GHz band for commercial use http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use <div class="node-body article-body">FCC commissioners initiate a proceeding to examine potential new rules that might spur greater use of the 4.9 GHz spectrum band currently dedicated to public safety, including various spectrum-sharing schemes and the possibility of redesignating the airwaves for commercial use.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioners-express-interest-redesignating-public-safety-49-ghz-band-commercial-use#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness Ad-Hoc Networks/Mesh Networking Critical Infrastructure Microwave Policy Public Safety FCC Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:05:00 +0000 54211 at http://urgentcomm.com FCC Commissioner O’Rielly calls on governors to provide 911-fee-diversion information http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-calls-governors-provide-911-fee-diversion-information <div class="node-body article-body">​FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly sends a letter to the governors of New York, Oklahoma, Missouri, Montana, Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, criticizing those governments for not responding to the FCC’s request to report on 911 deployments and whether they diverted 911 fees for non-911 uses.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-calls-governors-provide-911-fee-diversion-information" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/fcc-commissioner-o-rielly-calls-governors-provide-911-fee-diversion-information#comments Dispatch Funding NG-911 Public Safety Regulation FCC Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:45:00 +0000 53671 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T announces Dallas, Atlanta, Waco as three of first cities to receive 5G service http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-announces-dallas-atlanta-waco-three-first-cities-receive-5g-service <div class="node-body article-body">Parts of Dallas, Atlanta and Waco will be among the dozen cities this year where AT&T will deploy standards-based, mobile 5G services that ultimately will provide users with low-latency connectivity and data rates of multiple gigabits per seconds, the carrier announced today.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-announces-dallas-atlanta-waco-three-first-cities-receive-5g-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/long-term-evolution/att-announces-dallas-atlanta-waco-three-first-cities-receive-5g-service#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet System Design FCC NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:33:00 +0000 53661 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: FCC’s O’Rielly, Rosenworcel op-ed: States are stealing funds from 911 service—now they’ll be punished http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-fcc-s-o-rielly-rosenworcel-op-ed-states-are-stealing-funds-911-service-now-they-ll-be-pu <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="http://thehill.com/opinion/technology/373043-states-are-stealing-funds-from-9-1-1-emergency-services-now-theyll-be">FCC&rsquo;s O&rsquo;Rielly, Rosenworcel op-ed: States are stealing funds from 911 service&mdash;now they&rsquo;ll be punished</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.star-telegram.com/news/state/texas/article199639184.html">She was stabbed to death in front of her children. Now, the Texas woman has inspired a national law</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-fcc-s-o-rielly-rosenworcel-op-ed-states-are-stealing-funds-911-service-now-they-ll-be-pu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/fcc/newscan-fcc-s-o-rielly-rosenworcel-op-ed-states-are-stealing-funds-911-service-now-they-ll-be-pu#comments FCC Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:23:00 +0000 53591 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 LMR licensing activity in the U.S. reaches record-low levels in 2017, according to FCC database http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-us-reaches-record-low-levels-2017-according-fcc-database <div class="node-body article-body">In both the public-safety and business-industrial sectors, fewer land-mobile-radio (LMR) license applications were approved in 2017 than in any year since the FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) database began keeping full-year online records in 2001. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-us-reaches-record-low-levels-2017-according-fcc-database" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/land-mobile-radio/lmr-licensing-activity-us-reaches-record-low-levels-2017-according-fcc-database#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding Public Safety Regional Coordination State & Local Government FCC Thu, 18 Jan 2018 06:59:00 +0000 53251 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet to play a ‘very, very significant’ role in AT&T plans for broadband, smart cities, IoT, exec says http://urgentcomm.com/system-installation/firstnet-play-very-very-significant-role-att-plans-broadband-smart-cities-iot-ex <div class="node-body article-body">​Public-safety communications is the focus of AT&amp;T’s deployment of the FirstNet nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN), but the carrier giant also expects the initiative to generate key benefits in smart cities and other key growth areas beyond the first-responder community, according to an AT&T executive.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/system-installation/firstnet-play-very-very-significant-role-att-plans-broadband-smart-cities-iot-ex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/system-installation/firstnet-play-very-very-significant-role-att-plans-broadband-smart-cities-iot-ex#comments Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government System Installation System Operation FCC NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 01 Dec 2017 13:50:00 +0000 52701 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