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News and information related to the nationwide broadband communications network for first responders that is being designed and built under the auspices of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) an entity with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

  • Apr 23, 2015
    blog

    Go, or No Go? New LA-RICS public-safety LTE plan gives NTIA, FirstNet a lot to consider

    There has been no decision yet from NTIA about the fate of the LA-RICS public-safety LTE project. That's understandable, because there are a lot of factors to consider....More
  • Apr 23, 2015
    Video
    Urgent Communications

    Motorola Solutions: Alan Conrad demonstrates prototype handheld LTE eNodeB/EPC, drone application

    Alan Conrad, distinguished member of the technical staff in the chief technology office of Motorola Solutions, demonstrates the capabilities of a prototype LTE eNodeB/evolved packet core (EPC) that could be used in a terrestial setting—or an aerial drone—to provide public-safety users with LTE coverage in locations not covered by a fixed LTE network like FirstNet, or to enhance capacity in an incident area....More
  • Apr 8, 2015
    audio

    Global Wireless Technologies: David Gross discusses new Mobile Radio Node, deployable FirstNet strategy

    David Gross, director of product marketing for Global Wireless Technologies (GWT), discusses the company's philosophy behind deployable public-safety communications and the Band 14 Mobile Radio Node, which is being announced today and should be commercially available late this year. About the size of a notepad, the Mobile Radio Node features a configurable lite Evolved Packet Core (EPC), a commercial-grade router, configurable LTE and Wi-Fi radios, and optional in-band LTE backhaul....More

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