NTIA/FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/33121/more en FirstNet board expected to get at least three new members, new leadership as early as August http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-expected-get-least-three-new-members-new-leadership-early-august <div class="node-body article-body">Significant changes in the FirstNet board could occur as early as next month, as National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Administrator David Redl is expected to name at least three new members and a new chairperson for the body overseeing the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-expected-get-least-three-new-members-new-leadership-early-august" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-board-expected-get-least-three-new-members-new-leadership-early-august#comments Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:06:00 +0000 55801 at http://urgentcomm.com Intrepid Networks’ situational-awareness application earns FirstNet certification http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c <div class="node-body article-body">Intrepid Networks has announced that its Response situational-awareness mobile application is recognized as FirstNet Certified and is available through the FirstNet App Catalog, and the company plans to submit a second application for FirstNet consideration in the near future, according to an Intrepid Networks official. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/intrepid-networks-situational-awareness-application-earns-firstnet-c#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:02:00 +0000 55761 at http://urgentcomm.com Sierra Wireless MG90 in-vehicle router receives FirstNet Ready certification http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific <div class="node-body article-body">FirstNet and AT&T have certified the Sierra Wireless rugged AirLink MG90 multi-network vehicle router and have designated the router as FirstNet Ready, according to a recent announcement from Sierra Wireless. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/sierra-wireless-mg90-vehicle-router-receives-firstnet-ready-certific#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Wireless Networks NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:07:00 +0000 55721 at http://urgentcomm.com ETSI reports 92% interoperability success rate from MCPTT, MCDATA, MCVIDEO plugtests http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests <div class="node-body article-body">Vendors from around the globe demonstrated significant interoperability during last week’s ETSI plugtests for mission-critical-push-to-talk (MCPTT), mission-critical-data (MCDATA) and mission-critical-video (MCVIDEO), posting a 92% success rate overall, according to ETSI officials.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/tetra-cca/etsi-reports-92-interoperability-success-rate-mcptt-mcdata-mcvideo-plugtests#comments Long-Term Evolution Critical Infrastructure Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement DHS NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet TETRA + CCA Fri, 06 Jul 2018 19:12:00 +0000 55691 at http://urgentcomm.com LA-RICS transfers public-safety LTE network assets to AT&T for FirstNet deployment http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl <div class="node-body article-body">Public-safety LTE cell sites built by the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) are transferred to AT&T, which is FirstNet’s contractor to build and maintain the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/la-rics-transfers-public-safety-lte-network-assets-att-firstnet-depl#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Funding Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Mon, 02 Jul 2018 05:39:00 +0000 55621 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T launches FirstNet Dealer Program http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-launches-firstnet-dealer-program <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T announces the establishment of the FirstNet Dealer Program, which allows select dealers and solutions providers to sell FirstNet service to qualified public-safety entities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-launches-firstnet-dealer-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/att-launches-firstnet-dealer-program#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:32:00 +0000 55591 at http://urgentcomm.com AT&T execs say FirstNet buildout will be at least 40% done within a year, note importance to 5G strategy http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no <div class="node-body article-body">AT&amp;T plans to complete at least 40% of its committed deployment of the FirstNet nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) within a year as part an overall buildout strategy that is designed to let the carrier giant ultimately make the leap to 5G via software upgrades, according to AT&T executives. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/att-execs-say-firstnet-buildout-will-be-least-40-done-within-year-no#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Spectrum/Frequency Coordination System Installation NTIA/FirstNet Tue, 26 Jun 2018 06:10:00 +0000 55561 at http://urgentcomm.com Vendors prepare to demonstrate mission-critical PTT, data, video interoperability at ETSI Plugtest http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from 30 vendors are slated to participate in next week’s ETSI Plugtest, which will include a series of technical exercises designed to demonstrate interoperability between various 3GPP-compliant solutions that provide mission-critical push to talk (MCPTT), mission-critical data and mission-critical video capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/interoperability/vendors-prepare-demonstrate-mission-critical-ptt-data-video-interoperability-etsi-p#comments Long-Term Evolution 3GPP Interoperability Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Test and Measurement NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:35:00 +0000 55541 at http://urgentcomm.com FirstNet board, AT&T highlight deployment, adoption, functionality progress for FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr <div class="node-body article-body">AT&T announces that more than 1,000 public-safety agencies in 52 states and territories have joined FirstNet, which is surpassing expectations in meeting key milestones for adoption, deployment and technical capabilities, according to FirstNet board members.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-board-att-highlight-deployment-adoption-functionality-progr#comments Long-Term Evolution Subscriber Devices Applications Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:27:00 +0000 55521 at http://urgentcomm.com NIST: Michael Ogata outlines methods, challenges for vetting security of mobile applications http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications <div class="node-body video-body">Michael Ogata, a computer scientist for the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), explains how the methodology used in his Mobile Application Security Exercise (MASE) research can be used to help ensure that public-safety applications include the desired level of security. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/nist-michael-ogata-outlines-methods-challenges-vetting-security-mobile-applications#comments Software Applications Cybersecurity Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Security NIST/PSCR NTIA/FirstNet Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:28:00 +0000 55501 at http://urgentcomm.com