Polaris Wireless’ CEO Manlio Allegra will be amongst several panelists discussing in-building coverage at the “Location-Based Systems in Enterprise and Critical Infrastructure” session at IWCE in Las Vegas.
Chris Gates, vice president of strategy with SkyTerra, discusses the company’s pending introduction of a next-generation all-IP satellite and a crucial deal with Qualcomm that will bring to market inexpensive handsets with attractive form factors.
Drew Chandler, IT and communications manager for the Kentucky Department for Public Health’s preparedness branch, discusses the national public health-oriented satellite talkgroups offered through SkyTerra Communications’ SMART (satellite mutual-aid radio talkgroups) program.
Charles Werner, chief of the Charlottesville, Va., Fire Department, who also is SAFECOM Executive Council chairman and a member of the National Public Safety Telecommunications Council’s board, discusses the FCC’s plan to reconstitute the board of directors of the Public Safety Spectrum Trust.
APCO president elect Richard Mirgon spoke about the association’s request to allocate $15 billion for the proposed public-private partnership to build a nationwide wireless broadband network for public safety in he 700 MHz band and about the technology challenges APCO will face going forward.