Technology http://urgentcomm.com/taxonomy/term/6786/more en Newscan: AT&T swapping Los Angeles IoT services for small-cell sites http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/newscan-att-swapping-los-angeles-iot-services-small-cell-sites <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.rcrwireless.com/20180917/carriers/small-cell-att-iot-services">AT&amp;T swapping Los Angeles IoT services for small-cell sites</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.pdvwireless.com/nasdaq/news_releases.php?action=ShowRelease&amp;year=2018&amp;searh=&amp;releaseId=2366763">MWCA: AT&amp;T to partner with Los Angeles on smart cities</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/newscan-att-swapping-los-angeles-iot-services-small-cell-sites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/machine-machine/newscan-att-swapping-los-angeles-iot-services-small-cell-sites#comments Machine-to-Machine State & Local Government Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:34:00 +0000 56531 at http://urgentcomm.com Progress in Mexico means 800 MHz rebanding “close” to being done, FCC official tells NPSTC board http://urgentcomm.com/rebanding/progress-mexico-means-800-mhz-rebanding-close-being-done-fcc-official-tells-npstc-board <div class="node-body article-body">With key 800 MHz licensees in Mexico completing their spectrum relocation, there is a “light at the end of [the] tunnel” of the massive and oft-delayed 800 MHz rebanding initiative, an FCC official recently told the governing board of the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC). </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/rebanding/progress-mexico-means-800-mhz-rebanding-close-being-done-fcc-official-tells-npstc-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/rebanding/progress-mexico-means-800-mhz-rebanding-close-being-done-fcc-official-tells-npstc-board#comments Land-Mobile Radio P25 Policy Rebanding FCC NPSTC Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:55:00 +0000 56521 at http://urgentcomm.com IWCE’s Critical LTE Communications provides two days of learning, discourse and networking http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-critical-lte-communications-provides-two-days-learning-discourse-and-networking <div class="node-body blog-body">IWCE will host its third annual Critical LTE Communications Forum on Nov. 6-7 at the Four Points by Sheraton Chicago O’Hare. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-critical-lte-communications-provides-two-days-learning-discourse-and-networking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/iwce-s-critical-lte-communications-provides-two-days-learning-discourse-and-networking#comments Long-Term Evolution Incident Command/Situational Awareness Critical Infrastructure Interoperability NG-911 Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet State & Local Government All Things IWCE Fri, 14 Sep 2018 18:36:00 +0000 56491 at http://urgentcomm.com Updated: New Apple iPhones support operation on Band 14 spectrum licensed to FirstNet http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/updated-new-apple-iphones-support-operation-band-14-spectrum-license <div class="node-body article-body">New iPhones announced by Apple this week are the device maker’s first products that support operation on 700 MHz Band 14—the spectrum licensed to FirstNet, which has contracted AT&T to build and maintain the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/updated-new-apple-iphones-support-operation-band-14-spectrum-license" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/updated-new-apple-iphones-support-operation-band-14-spectrum-license#comments Long-Term Evolution Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet Smart Devices NTIA/FirstNet Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:59:00 +0000 56481 at http://urgentcomm.com Cautious optimism surrounds CTIA announcement regarding device-based hybrid location http://urgentcomm.com/blog/cautious-optimism-surrounds-ctia-announcement-regarding-device-based-hybrid-location <div class="node-body blog-body">Wireless carriers committing to adopt technology to provide better emergency-caller location information appears to be very good news for the 911 community, but public safety needs more details about how it will work in a real-world call center.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/blog/cautious-optimism-surrounds-ctia-announcement-regarding-device-based-hybrid-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/blog/cautious-optimism-surrounds-ctia-announcement-regarding-device-based-hybrid-location#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 APCO FCC View from the Top Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:05:00 +0000 56461 at http://urgentcomm.com Commercial carriers commit to adopting technologies to improve 911 location accuracy http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/commercial-carriers-commit-adopting-technologies-improve-911-location-accuracy <div class="node-body article-body">All four nationwide wireless carriers—AT&amp;T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint—will add device-based hybrid (DBH) location technologies that are designed to improve wireless emergency-caller location information, even within buildings, but public-safety officials expressed concerns about efforts surrounding vertical-location data. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/commercial-carriers-commit-adopting-technologies-improve-911-location-accuracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ng-911/commercial-carriers-commit-adopting-technologies-improve-911-location-accuracy#comments Incident Command/Situational Awareness NG-911 Policy Public Safety Test and Measurement Tracking, Monitoring & Control APCO FCC NENA NPSTC Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:11:00 +0000 56451 at http://urgentcomm.com Newscan: Samsung is set to unveil a foldable smartphone this year http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/newscan-samsung-set-unveil-foldable-smartphone-year <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Web Roundup</strong><br /> <em>Items from other news organizations</em></p> <p><a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2018/09/04/samsung-unveiling-a-foldable-smartphone-this-year.html">Samsung is set to unveil a foldable smartphone this year</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.tomsguide.com/us/galaxy-x-specs-screen-size,news-27984.html">Samsung&rsquo;s foldable phone will stretch a gigantic 7.3 inches</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.govtech.com/public-safety/FirstNet-Goes-Local.html">Will first responders embrace new technology from public-safety networks like FirstNet?</a></p></div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/newscan-samsung-set-unveil-foldable-smartphone-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/subscriber-devices/newscan-samsung-set-unveil-foldable-smartphone-year#comments Subscriber Devices Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:27:00 +0000 56441 at http://urgentcomm.com Florida judge recommends dismissal of Harris protest, award of statewide P25 contract to Motorola Solutions http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-judge-recommends-dismissal-harris-protest-award-statewide-p25-contract-mo <div class="node-body article-body">A Florida administrative law judge recommended that the state’s Department of Management Services (DMS) dismiss a protest from incumbent vendor Harris and award Motorola Solutions a contract worth as much as $687.8 million to provide a P25 statewide law-enforcement radio system (SLERS) to Florida first responders.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-judge-recommends-dismissal-harris-protest-award-statewide-p25-contract-mo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/florida-judge-recommends-dismissal-harris-protest-award-statewide-p25-contract-mo#comments Land-Mobile Radio Coverage & Interference P25 Policy Public Safety State & Local Government Harris Motorola Solutions Fri, 07 Sep 2018 08:18:00 +0000 56431 at http://urgentcomm.com Ed Horowitz named FirstNet chairman http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/ed-horowitz-named-firstnet-chairman <div class="node-body article-body">Veteran FirstNet board member Ed Horowitz will be the new chairman for the authority that is tasked with the buildout and maintenance of the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) that is being built by contractor AT&T, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced today. </div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/ed-horowitz-named-firstnet-chairman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/ed-horowitz-named-firstnet-chairman#comments Long-Term Evolution Policy Public Safety Public Safety Broadband/FirstNet NTIA/FirstNet Wed, 05 Sep 2018 18:43:00 +0000 56421 at http://urgentcomm.com ITC to review portions of Hytera-Moto patent dispute, target date extended to Nov. 16 http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/itc-review-portions-hytera-moto-patent-dispute-target-date-extended-nov-16 <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) members will review several key aspects of an administrative law judge’s initial determination that Hytera Communications infringed on patents held by Motorola Solutions and that certain Hytera products should not be imported into the United States, according to an ITC filing.</div> <p><a href="http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/itc-review-portions-hytera-moto-patent-dispute-target-date-extended-nov-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/itc-review-portions-hytera-moto-patent-dispute-target-date-extended-nov-16#comments Land-Mobile Radio Critical Infrastructure Enterprise Policy Hytera Motorola Solutions Wed, 05 Sep 2018 14:00:00 +0000 56391 at http://urgentcomm.com