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Illinois Police Department Expands Capabilities with FirstNet

April 13, 2018
The Elwood (IL) Police Department announced that it is upgrading its technology upgrade with the FirstNet communications platform. "It's great to be one of the first public safety agencies in Will County to take advantage of FirstNet applications," said Chief Fred Hayes.

FirstNet Announces Launch of Nationwide Network Core

April 2, 2018
Built from the ground up, the FirstNet evolved packet core is designed to meet the needs of first responders. It was designed on the objectives and standards provided by the First Responder Network Authority based on years of consultation with public safety.

Brazos County Sheriff’s Office is First Local Agency in Texas to Subscribe to FirstNet

March 4, 2018
“It’s absolutely thrilling to have a dedicated public safety broadband network,” says Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk. “We’re still doing the same job. But with FirstNet, we can do it even better and faster than before. We have all the information we need at our fingertips, backed by the connectivity needed to access it. And most importantly, it keeps our deputies out in the neighborhoods, so we can spend more time serving Brazos County.”

IWCE 2018 Announces Keynote Presentations

March 1, 2018
Thaddeus Arroyo, CEO, AT&T Business; Michael Poth, CEO, FirstNet; and Michael Maiorana, SVP, Public Sector, Verizon Enterprise Solutions will deliver keynote addresses at International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) 2018, an annual event for communications technology professionals.

FirstNet

February 27, 2018
Introducing FirstNet

FirstNet

February 5, 2018
FirstNet utilizes the power of preemption to give first responders a "fast lane" to connect to the information they need.

Driving Trends in Public Safety Communications

December 29, 2017

Mobile data has become an integral public safety communications tool. As technology has evolved, America’s first responders have come to rely on commercial wireless services to share important data, but have been hampered by systems that are incompatible and unreliable.

FirstNet Implements Ruthless Preemption Feature for First Responders

December 14, 2017
Preemption is a mission-critical feature that enables first responders on FirstNet to communicate and coordinate during emergencies, large events or other situations where commercial networks can become congested.

ADRF Launches FiRe Product Line for In-Building Public Safety Connectivity

December 6, 2017
Advanced RF Technologies Inc. (ADRF) has announced its new FiRe Series Fiber Optic Repeater, purpose-built to provide robust, mission-critical, and cost-effective coverage for first responders.

IACP 2017: Best of Show

December 4, 2017

Here's a look at the products that caught our eye at this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) show held at Philadelphia's Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Wireless Broadband Network

November 28, 2017
First responders are the force behind FirstNet.

FirstNet and the Broadband Future

July 7, 2017

Today, FirstNet is finally becoming more than just a public safety pipedream. FirstNet is about to go online and here's how that could affect you.

SceneDoc Closes Investment Round to Support Company's Growth

May 3, 2017
SceneDoc Inc., a global law enforcement and public safety software provider, today announced the completion of a round of financing co-led by Responder Ventures (Palm Beach, FL), Motorola Solutions Venture Capital (Schaumburg, Illinois) and iGan Partners (Toronto, Ontario).

Panasonic and Cradlepoint Deliver Integrated 4G-LTE and FirstNet Mobile Computing and Connectivity Solution for First Responders

October 17, 2016
Panasonic and Cradlepoint have announced the commercial availability of an integrated mobile computing and connectivity networking solution. The mobile computing and connectivity solution supports both commercial 4G-LTE and the emerging FirstNet public safety networks based on Band-14.

Cradlepoint Provides First Responders with Software-Defined Transition to FirstNet

October 17, 2016
Cradlepoint announced that emergency responders will now be able to seamlessly transition to the First Responder Network Authority's (FirstNet) Band 14 National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) using its solution.

Iowa Sheriff Criticizes Public Safety Broadband Rollout

October 16, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has sued to halt the public release of the emails of Story County (Iowa) Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald, after the FirstNet board member criticized his FirstNet colleagues over the deployment of the nation's first public safety broadband wireless network.

Public Safety Broadband Moves Forward In New Mexico, L.A. County

August 15, 2013
The federal panel governing development of the nation's public safety broadband network has approved lease agreements for the first networks in New Mexico and Los Angeles County.

Connecting Smartphones To a Police Radio Network

August 15, 2013
Raytheon has developed one of the nation's first strictly IP-based interoperable dispatch systems supporting smartphones and tablets working with Twisted Pair Solutions, a Seattle-based provider of mission-critical solutions for secure, real-time communication.

Public Safety LTE Network Tested During Super Bowl

February 6, 2013
Real-time wireless video was delivered to the Emergency Operations Center from a rugged tablet supplied by the Harris Corp. to showcase 700 MHz Band 14 LTE capabilities.

High-Tech Gear: Agencies Level the Playing Field

November 19, 2012
Technology companies can no longer take a proprietary view that shies away from open architecture and cross-platform partnerships. In our multidimensional and complex world, partnerships offer cost-efficient, workable solutions for public safety.
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