News and information related to the technology and governance that enable disparate voice and data systems to communicate with each other during multijurisdictional events.

  • Oct 19, 2014
    Urgent Communications

    SafeMobile: Darren Kastner demonstrates solution to bridge two-way radio, Android communications

    Darren Kastner, SafeMobile's vice president of sales, demonstrates how the company's radioPad Base Station application lets user control two-way-radio functions via Wi-Fi and he SafeBridge LAN unit during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson at the EWA/USMSS Wireless Leadership Summit in Denver....More
  • May 6, 2014

    Utilities remain a potentially ideal broadband partner to public safety, FirstNet

    While there are many potential partners that FirstNet will consider, the synergies that traditional public safety has with utilities align well, from both an operational and business-model perspective....More
  • Apr 22, 2014

    Boston Marathon bombings a reminder of what’s at stake with public-safety initiatives

    In the wake of yesterday's successful running of the Boston Marathon, we remember the tragic bombing at the event last year and need for first responders to have access to the information they need as quickly as possible through a variety of technological platforms....More
  • Feb 6, 2014

    FCC broadband initiatives could benefit public safety

    FCC efforts to revamp the Universal Service Fund and E-rate programs to reflect a broadband focus may not seem to have anything to do with public-safety communications and FirstNet, but their impact could prove significant to the first-response community....More

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