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Nokia Networks and Harris Corp. Launch LTE Coverage Solution

August 6, 2014
Nokia's and Harris' new public safety "solution on wheels" is designed to enable 4G/LTE coverage and capacity in one hour or less for first responders in disaster areas or rural emergency situations.

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.

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.

Breaking Down Tech Barriers

December 24, 2012
On a timeline of public safety innovation and advancements, 2012 will be marked as a blockbuster year. The creation of the National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) and forward movement in next-generation 911 (NG911) marked a 180-degree turn from just a few years ago. And it's about time.

Next-Gen L.A. County Communications System Moves Forward

December 18, 2012
A joint powers authority will receive bids in January for the initial phase of a pioneering communications system that would, for the first time, allow Los Angeles County's 34,000 first responders and 17,000 second responders to talk with each other.

Harris Corp.'s InTouch RPC-200 Smartphone

November 23, 2012

Like all other Android smartphones, the InTouch can also run apps, including Harris' BeOn push-to-talk app. Unlike other smartphones, the InTouch is designed to survive rough duty.

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.

Alcatel-Lucent's Public Safety LTE Network Passes Interoperability Testing

October 29, 2012
Alcatel-Lucent has successfully completed initial Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) program interoperability testing with their Public Safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) system, the company announced.

Public Safety Broadband: FirstNet Must Put Public Safety First

October 8, 2012
FirstNet (the First Responder Network Authority) will oversee the building and operation of the new nationwide public safety broadband network. The board as a whole can't allow the politics of business and Congress to shape a system with limited capabilities and limited competition.

IACP 2012: Napolitano, San Diego Chief Welcome Attendees

September 29, 2012
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, one of several speakers to open the 119th IACP conference in San Diego, also announced a new training portal to help law local law enforcement counter violent extremism.

First Public Safety Network Tested at RNC

September 18, 2012
Police in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Fla., used a first-of-its-kind LTE cellular network dedicated to law enforcement as part of security operations for the Republican National Convention in August.

Next-Gen 911: Federal Funds Drive Implementation

August 22, 2012
Many of us now carry smartphones, laptops, and tablet computers with us everywhere, making our preferred mode of reporting an emergency—by cell, text, photo or video—incompatible with the current system. For example, when callers dial 911 from their smartphone, that telephone number no longer equates to a fixed location.

Feds Name NYPD Deputy Chief, Iowa Sheriff To Broadband Panel

August 20, 2012
A New York City deputy chief and Iowa sheriff will join a 15-member panel that will establish a nationwide broadband network for public safety, acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank announced Monday.

The Public Safety LTE Network Won't Begin With a 'Big Bang'

May 4, 2012
When this LTE (Long Term Evolution) system hits the streets for public safety, we'll see dramatic and immediate changes. For example, a sheriff might share a video of an escaping criminal and use predictive solutions to determine where he's headed, then send squad cars to that site to quickly apprehend him.

APCO Honors Officials for Public Safety Broadband Network

April 27, 2012
The recipients of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International's 2012 Public Safety Leadership in Policy Awards will be honored at APCO's annual Leadership in Policy awards dinner in Washington, D.C., on May 15.

Cellular Specialties Addresses 4G/LTE Capacity Issues at IWCE

February 24, 2012
An executive with Cellular Specialties Inc. (CSI) will discuss wireless-network capacity and 4G/LTE issues for public safety today at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas.

Will Police Radios and Smartphones Merge?

February 22, 2012

Many experts say the smartphone will not become a truly viable law enforcement tool until a new high-speed data (LTE) system for public safety is in place. But even with the current commercial cellular data system smartphones are playing a major role in law enforcement operations.

Federal Stimulus Bill Establishes Public Safety Broadband Network

February 21, 2012
The federal government has agreed to establish a public safety broadband network for emergency first responders and provide funding for next-generation 911 technologies.

UCLA Research Lab Puts Emergency Responders' Needs First

February 3, 2012
The UCLA Public Safety Network Systems Laboratory is dedicated to advancing public safety through a focus on the development of networks and operations technologies, analysis of LTE technologies, adoption of devices such as smartphones, and establishment of standards for interoperable network systems.
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