More than 60% of the Pinellas County, Fla., officers responding to a survey conducted by AT&T acknowledged that they use their personal wireless broadband devices to supplement their issued communications equipment while on the job.
Public-safety entities will be able to purchase Motorola Solutions 700 MHz LTE networking and device gear beginning next month, the vendor giant announced at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) conference.
In the Senate, Lieberman and Collins wrote a joint letter to the Super Committee that called for authorization of incentive auctions, reallocation of the D Block to public safety and network funding, while the House Homeland Security Committee was even more formal in its support.
PowerTrunk and its parent company Teltronic S.A.U. confirm again that the company’s TETRA land mobile radio devices have full FCC authorization to be marketed and deployed in the U.S. without any restrictions.
Congress is scheduled to return to work amid reports of growing support on Capitol Hill for legislation that would reallocate the 700 MHz D Block spectrum to public safety, but the path for getting such language enacted is uncertain, according to first-responder representatives.