Top 5 Stories – Week of Sept. 22
Here’s a look at the most popular stories on IWCE’s Urgent Communications from the last week:
1) “Airbus DS Communications—formerly Cassidian Communications—put on selling block” – Just two months ago, the North American public-safety-communications vendor changed its name from Cassidian Communications to Airbus DS Communications. Now, it’s poised for an even more dramatic development – new ownership. It’s parent company, Airbus Group, has decided to focus on other ventures.
2) “FirstNet takes big steps, but significant decision still remain” – FirstNet’s recent release of its comprehensive RFI and preliminary legal interpretations was heralded as one of the first outward signs of progress toward building a nationwide public safety broadband network. IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson explains the significance of the RFI and what lies ahead for the FirstNet board.
3) “Swissphone partners with RACOM, seeks dealers to spread its digital-paging solution in the U.S.” – Swissphone recently announced that it has partnered with Iowa-based RACOM, making RACOM the first certified U.S. dealer to offer the solution. The digital paging system is unique to the market here in the states. Now, RACOM is looking for other dealer partners to help.
4) “Morgan O’Brien looks to partner with dealers in his return to enterprise dispatch with Pacific DataVision” – O’Brien, the renowned co-founder of Nextel Communications, talks about the sales strategy that Pacific DataVision will use with its new business venture.
5) “Spot. Find. Fix. – Interference Techniques App Note” – A new white paper presented by Anritsu focuses on the common problem of interference and how to address it. The paper is free and can be downloaded here.