News and information about systems and equipment built to the suite of digital radio standards that are designed to drive down cost of ownership for public-safety entities and ensure that gear produced by disparate vendors can communicate with each other.
Robert Andreas, Thales Communications' director of systems solutions--research and development, outlines the capabilities of the company's deployable-communications solution during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson on the IWCE 2014 show floor....More
EF Johnson Technologies announces a new P25 mobile radio, speaker microphones and the availability of P25 Phase II software as the latest enhancements to the company's Viking subscriber portfolio during IWCE 2014 this week in Las Vegas....More
Selling boxes simply isn’t enough for radio dealers to thrive in today’s ever-changing communications environment, according to Patrick Hobby, owner of QDS Communications, which invented the SchoolSAFE solution....More
Chardon Local Schools personnel in northeast Ohio can use their MotoTRBO radios to speak directly to first responders on a P25 network, thanks to the recent installation of the SchoolSAFE bridge link that was created by a Motorola Solutions dealer in Colorado....More
Motorola Solutions announces the APX 7000L, a multiband P25 portable radio with an LTE module that enables the transmission and reception of broadband data—the first product to include LTE connectivity in a public-safety-grade LMR handheld device....More
Datron discontinues its P25 product line while suing Etherstack. Datron contends Etherstack failed to deliver software and hardware for a tri-band P25 radio that was announced several years ago, but Etherstack claims that Datron did not pay money owed to Etherstack. (Story updated at 11:30 p.m. EST on Feb. 26)...More