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.
FirstNet staff members last week reiterated a commitment to ensuring that the much-anticipated nationwide broadband network for first responders will provide public-safety-grade reliability and local control, while outlining three key scenarios concerning the possible number of LTE sites needed to support the system.
LTE-Advanced supports carrier aggregation, which effectively lets an operator combine the bandwidth from separate systems, even if they operate in different spectrum bands. The capability could alter spectrum strategies for a variety of operators.
Carlson Wireless CEO Jim Carlson discusses how innovations in software-defined and cognitive radio could impact spectrum policy in the United States and internationally during this interview with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson. (Part 3 of podcast series)
New digital systems are interfering with existing analog systems in many locations. None of the potential solutions are easy, and radio dealers should be prepared to help customers explore the various options to address their problem.
Carlson Wireless Technologies CEO Jim Carlson discusses the FCC rules for technologies to utilized the TV-white-spaces spectrum and the potential impacts that next year’s proposed incentive auction could have on the unlicensed airwaves during this interview with IWCE’s Urgent Communications Editor Donny Jackson. (Part 1 of a podcast series)
David Witkowski, senior product manager for Anritsu, discusses the problems that some LMR digital system operators are having with interference caused by commercial wireless carriers, and explains how effective test-and-measurement practices can help mitigate that interference.