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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.

Motorola Releases LTE System for Public Safety

December 7, 2011
The Motorola Public Safety LTE solution will support a host of public safety applications, including Motorola's PremierOne and other computer-aided dispatch, real-time video streaming, dynamic mapping and routing, in-field reporting, and tactical collaboration tools.

Charlotte Selects Alcatel-Lucent for Public Safety Broadband Network

October 13, 2011
Charlotte, N.C., has contracted Alcatel-Lucent to develop and build a Long Term Evolution (LTE) public safety network in the 700 MHz frequency spectrum that has been dedicated for public-safety use. Alcatel-Lucent will provide an end-to-end LTE solution.

Carlson and Neul To Produce White-Space Broadband System

October 12, 2011
The Neul/Carlson system will give broadband users access to more than 200MHz of high quality white-space radio spectrum. Volume shipments of the new system are planned before the end of the year, with samples and development equipment available before then.

Public Safety Broadband: Looking Ahead After 9/11

September 30, 2011
Public safety officials are increasingly aware of the disconnect between technology that's available to the average consumer and technology that's available to first responders. Many lawmakers are listening and stepping up to help public safety get the wireless network and technology it needs.

Obama Jobs Bill Would Allocate D Block to Public Safety

September 14, 2011
President Obama's $474 billion jobs bill would set aside the 700Mhz D Block spectrum for a dedicated broadband public safety network and provide funding to build and operate it.

Raytheon Developing New Server, Building Two Comm Networks

August 12, 2011
Raytheon is developing a new server-based system linking 4G LTE and P25 systems that will help first responders communicate with each other during daily operations and emergencies.

Motorola's Public Safety Play: Broadband Networks

August 12, 2011

Motorola Solutions and Verizon are working closely with public safety agencies in Northern California's Bay Area and Harris County, Texas, to build and operate what will likely be the nation's first public safety broadband network on the LTE (Long Term Evolution) platform.

NYC Renews Broadband Contract with Northrop Grumman

August 3, 2011
The Northrop Grumman Corp. has received a five-year, $207 million contract renewal with the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications for ongoing operations and maintenance of the New York City Wireless Network (NYCWiN) program.

Motorola Secures $56 Million To Build Broadband Network In Mississippi

July 29, 2011
The network will be the third for Motorola Solutions, which is also building out LTE broadband networks in northern California's Bay Area and Harris County, Texas.

Interoperability: 10 Years Too Long

July 1, 2011
Regardless of the finer details, the fact remains that Americans and public safety agencies have waited far too long for an interoperable public safety broadband network. Now — not next year or the one after — is the time for Congress to lay aside differences and stand behind the more than 2 million first responders who serve this country.

Motorola To Build 700 MHz Public Safety Network In Houston

March 18, 2011
In a filing with the FCC, Motorola didn't mention LTE yet noted that Harris County selected Motorola "as its equipment vendor for technology that will be used in the Harris County layer of the intended public-safety broadband statewide network."

Raytheon and UCLA To Establish Center for Public Safety Network Systems

February 3, 2011
The mission of the UCLA-ITA Public Safety Network Systems Center is to bring together academia, industry and public safety agencies to provide technical leadership, a collaborative forum for research, and to establish standards for public safety networks.

FCC Picks LTE for Public Safety Network

January 26, 2011
The announcement was cautiously applauded by law enforcement supporters of a national broadband network that would replace the web of disparate radio frequencies that often thwart communication between police, fire and EMS during incident response.

Harris Corp. To Modernize California County's Public Safety Communications System

December 15, 2010
The Harris P25IP (Project 25 to the power of IP) VHF system will provide reliable coverage for first responders and public service agencies throughout the coastal county of 425,000 residents that spans more than 3,300 square miles.

Verizon Activates Initial 4G Markets

December 6, 2010
Law enforcement agencies are anticipating next-gen networks to deploy or expand municipal surveillance networks (if budgets allow). Connected cameras will help patrol officers work more seamlessly with central command centers to apprehend fleeing suspects and halt crimes in progress.

Alarm Industry Supports Public Safety Broadband Bill

September 22, 2010
The National Association of State Technology Directors and the Alarm Industry Communications Committee joined the Public Safety Alliance's endorsement of S.B. 3756, which would allocate the so-called D-Block spectrum to public safety and provide funding for the development of a nationwide interoperable public safety broadband network.

California Public Safety Broadband Network Gets $50.6M Stimulus Grant

September 12, 2010
The system will allow public safety personnel to transmit information more quickly and efficiently, during both day-to-day operations and major emergencies. As one example, new broadband applications would enable officers to transmit video images from an accident scene.
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