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Ligado fetes year’s progress as opponents reach out to Biden

Fierce Wireless | April 22, 2021, 5:36 p.m.

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RapidSOS and Axon ink deal to give better real-time information to emergency responders

TechCrunch | April 22, 2021, 9:30 a.m.

Every time an emergency responder or police officer responds to a 911 dispatch, they enter an unknown terrain. What’s the incident? Who’s involved? Is anyone dangerous or holding a weapon? Is someone injured and perhaps has an underlying health condition that the responders need to know about? As prominent news stories this week and over […]

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Axon, RapidSOS Partner to Provide Data to 9-1-1 Telecommunicators

RR Media Group | April 22, 2021, 4 a.m.

Axon and RapidSOS partnered to provide emergency first responders and 9-1-1 telecommunicators access to critical emergency incident information from Axon devices being used by law enforcement officers. read more

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North Central Texas 9-1-1 Center Launches Texting Service

RR Media Group | April 21, 2021, 4 a.m.

North Texas citizens dialing 9-1-1 may soon begin receiving text messages from the 9-1-1 telecommunicator with a link to pinpoint their location. This feature is one of the tools included with a new dispatch map that has been implemented throughout the North Central Texas Emergency Communications District's 13-county region. read more

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Ericsson offers drone researchers a look behind the 5G curtain

Fierce Wireless | April 20, 2021, 3:07 p.m.

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NENA Seeks Volunteers for Working Group on Non-Conventional Ways to Contact 9-1-1

RR Media Group | April 20, 2021, 4 a.m.

The National Emergency Number Association (NENA) is seeking volunteers to participate in a new working group that is establishing guidelines, best practices and requirements for non-conventional means of communicating with E9-1-1 systems. read more

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PCTEL Joins TCCA

RR Media Group | April 20, 2021, 4 a.m.

PCTEL, a provider of wireless technology including purpose-built antennas and test and measurement solutions for public-safety communications, joined TCCA, a global representative organization for the critical communications sector. read more

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FCC, Public Safety, Critical Infrastructure Grapple Over 6 GHz Unlicensed Use

RR Media Group | April 20, 2021, 4 a.m.

The FCC asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to deny a variety of public-safety and industry organizations’ petition for reconsideration of its decision to allow unlicensed use of the 6 GHz band. The groups meanwhile asked the FCC to vacate the order allowing unlicensed use and remand it back to the commission for improvement. read more

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Commerce Awards AIRT Grant to Support Standardized Public-Safety Drone Testing

RR Media Group | April 19, 2021, 4 a.m.

Airborne International Response Team (AIRT), a 501(c)3 organization supporting drones for good for emergencies and disaster response, was awarded a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to support drone operations within federal, state and local public-safety agencies and emergency services organizations. read more

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LMCC Files Opposition to TV Station’s Request for a Channel Substitution

RR Media Group | April 16, 2021, 4 a.m.

The Land Mobile Communications Council (LMCC) filed in opposition to the request of KTUL to substitute its current channel 10 with channel 14 in the Digital Television (DTV) Table of Allotments for Tulsa, Oklahoma. read more

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Bittium Selects Inmosat for Distribution of Satellite Phones in Mexico

RR Media Group | April 15, 2021, 4 a.m.

Bittium and Mexican company Inmosat signed a distributor agreement covering the exclusive sale of Bittium's Mexsat satellite phones to Mexican authorities and national security entities. read more

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Sonim Signs Agreement with SYNNEX for North American Distribution

RR Media Group | April 15, 2021, 4 a.m.

Sonim Technologies entered into an agreement with SYNNEX to distribute Sonim's RS60 and RS80 rugged SmartScanners and XP8 ultra-rugged smartphone across North America. read more

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ADRF, Edawards Partner on In-Building Public-Safety Communications Solutions

RR Media Group | April 15, 2021, 4 a.m.

Advanced RF Technologies announced a strategic agreement with Edwards, a division of Carrier Global, to provide Edwards customers with mission-critical, emergency radio communication enhancement systems (ERCES) for first responders. read more

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InterTalk Joins Tait Partner Program

RR Media Group | April 15, 2021, 4 a.m.

InterTalk Critical Information Systems (InterTalk) announced a new endorsed partnership with Tait Communications. The endorsed partner program allows for ongoing interoperability testing of InterTalk's products with Tait's new and existing products, including Tait's Project 25 (P25), Digital Mobile Radio (DMR), and TB9400 series radios. read more

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Dejero, IP Access Partner on Hybrid Satellite, Cellular System for First Responders

RR Media Group | April 14, 2021, 4 a.m.

Dejero formed a partnership with IP Access International to provide a hybrid cellular/satellite network of networks that first responders can rely on for real-time, uninterrupted connectivity in the most challenging of situations and locations. read more

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Baltimore Police Department Deploys FirstNet Service

RR Media Group | April 14, 2021, 4 a.m.

The Baltimore Police Department has connected more than 3,000 officers, first responders and other key personnel to FirstNet. read more

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RBR50 nomination deadline is Friday, April 16

The Robot Report | April 13, 2021, 11:47 a.m.

For over a decade, the RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards have highlighted the most influential innovations that have advanced the global robotics industry.The post RBR50 nomination deadline is Friday, April 16 appeared first on The Robot Report.

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The Public-Safety Benefits of oneM2M IoT Standards

RR Media Group | April 13, 2021, 4 a.m.

In public safety and emergency situations, there are different priorities for people and connected things to communicate with each other and to trigger actions accordingly. This is a complex technical and operational challenge, partly because the scope of connected sensors, automated plant and information display devices varies widely, leading to a large number of integration points. As a result, many public-safety systems focus on single-purpose solutions, missing opportunities to design for cross-silo and interoperable services. read more

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Resources for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

RR Media Group | April 13, 2021, 4 a.m.

Several public-safety organizations shared efforts to honor telecommunicators and resources for telecommunicators in honor of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), which runs from April 11 to April 17 this year. read more

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Federal Engineering to Assist Canadian City with NG 9-1-1 Procurement

RR Media Group | April 12, 2021, 4 a.m.

The city of Peterborough in Ontario, Canada, chose Federal Engineering (FE) to assist in the procurement of next-generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) solutions for the city. read more

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Rave, GeoComm Partner to Provide Better Quality Data to Public-Safety Agencies

RR Media Group | April 12, 2021, 4 a.m.

GeoComm and Rave Mobile Safety announced today a new and expanded strategic partnership to substantially improve the quality of data relied upon by public-safety agencies to accurately target critical mass notification recipients. read more

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