Alan Perdue, executive director for the Safer Buildings Coalition, discusses the safety needs associated with in-building coverage for both the general public and first-responder personnel during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson. On Dec. 11, Perdue will be a panelist during a webinar that will be part of IWCE’s Virtual Show, which is free to attendees.
Manuel Ojeda, president of Morcom International, describes the drivers of the burgeoning in-building wireless market–and how two-way radio dealers can participate–during this conversation with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson.
John English, product line manager for NetScout, talks about the company’s ability to provide network-management information to an LTE operator like FirstNet, as well as user-experience data to subscribers to ensure that service-level-agreement (SLA) benchmarks are being met. English spoke with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson during the LTE North America show in Dallas.
Speakers during a webinar detail the pros and cons of both the TETRA and DMR Tier 3 technologies in a variety of use cases, including the service of enterprises, critical infrastructure and first responders.
Many emergencies occur inside structures, so first-responder communications require in-building coverage that is complete, reliable and flexible enough to support myriad technologies. All-digital DAS solutions may be the answer.
Here’s a look at the most popular stories on IWCE’s Urgent Communications from the last week: 1) “Spot. Find. Fix. – Interference Techniques App Note” – RF interference is bound to increase and become more complex as wireless and broadcast services change and expand. This free white paper, presented by Anritsu, tells you how to resolve it. […]
Steve Devine, assistant director for the Missouri Statewide Wireless Interoperability Network (MOSWIN), outlines the problems facing public-safety agencies as they await clarification from the FCC regarding existing deadlines for 700 MHz narrowbanding.
Imagine the frustration of purchasing a new two-way radio system, receiving your official FCC license only to key up your system and learn that it’s virtually unusable because of interference. The interference could be excessive noise, overheard conversations or even direct harassment messages — basically, anything that is unwanted and prevents you from using your two-way radios. Some licensees don’t need to imagine it, because for them, this is an unfortunate reality.
Denver-area public-safety agencies utilized Adams County’s leased Band 14 spectrum from FirstNet and deployable LTE communications to gain unprecedented access to network databases during a recent concert by the band Phish, even when commercial-carrier systems in the area were saturated by social-media traffic from attendees.