Other LTE News

These are a compilation of the most interesting publications on the web regarding Public Safety and Mission Critical LTE (MCPTT) technology from leading online publications. If you feel your article is missing, please let us know and send us your publication: info@mcc-resources

Next Generation Emergency Communications in focus at upcoming PSCE conference


PSCE announced this week that the 17th PSCE Conference will be held in Madrid on 28-29 November 2017 with the support of the Spanish National Police. The event will be preceded by a workshop on Nex... » Read more

Grouptalk updates PC Dispatch to support USB PTT & releases new enhanced user guide


Grouptalk announced that the GroupTalk PC Dispatch (HTML5) version has been updated with some GUI refinements and support for USB PTT buttons that can be connected to a PC or Mac to control the Pus... » Read more

Syndico launches PTToC platform in the United Kingdom


Syndico, Value Add Distributor for Hytera in the UK, recently held an event at the NEC in Birmingham, to launch their new PTOC platform in conjunction with Syndico's partner Push To Talk Internatio... » Read more

Redline and Future Technologies Partner to Deliver Private LTE Networks


Redline Communications, a leading provider of wide-area wireless networks for the most challenging applications and locations, today announces its partnership with Future Technologies Ventures, LLC... » Read more

EE uses Athonet backhaul solution in mobile mast demonstration


EE has used millimetre wave backhaul to connect one of its air-masts, which the mobile operator hopes to use to connect areas in emergency situations. The patent-pending Helikite solution, first tr... » Read more

Verizon enlists drones, SDN and airborne LTE in demos with first responders


The demo showed what’s possible with surveillance cameras powered by Verizon’s 4G LTE network, with first responders able to fly a drone into a flooded neighborhood, for example, identi... » Read more

Aegex Collaborates with Verizon, Nokia on Emergency Response IoT Technologies


Verizon, Nokia and Aegex Technologies LLC have collaborated on a unique partner and user event at the Guardian Centers focused on demonstrating a secure Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem and eme... » Read more

New website launched that delivers information, news and analysis vital to first responder community in the USA


The new website, AllThingsFirstNet.com, is poised to be the industry’s most authoritative source for information, news and analysis critical to public safety in the move toward a nationwide p... » Read more

FirstNet, AT&T Set for State Plan `Kick-off’ Meeting with SPOCs


Now into the third month of its public-private partnership, FirstNet and AT&T remain laser focused on a top priority: the State Plans. FirstNet moved forward on the plans soon after forming the p... » Read more

Buildout of FirstNet Could Drive Amateur Radio Emergency Service Changes


The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) could change the complexion of how the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) functions to support communication for responders during disasters and... » Read more

Network Slicing: The Silver Bullet That Killed Old School Thinking in Critical Communications


Exhibiting at Critical Communications World show in Hong Kong, our Sales VP Tomas Granö and I (Mika Skarp) were party to a number of heated discussions on using IP networks and shared frequenc... » Read more

European participation in Texas, USA, 2017 Public Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting


Public Safety Communications Europe are delighted to announce that PSCE will be participating to the International Public Safety Deployment Panel for the 2017 PSCR Public Safety Broadband Stakehold... » Read more

Group Mobile Adds the New Getac ZX70 Fully Rugged Android Tablet


Group Mobile, a rapidly expanding premiere provider of innovative, full service mobile technology solutions and a wholly-owned subsidiary of FORM Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: FH), today announced the ad... » Read more

Vodafone showcases stadium communications, supporting Fans and Public Safety officials at the same time


Vodafone is showcasing its smart stadium technologies at the World Stadium Congress, which runs until May 24 at the Westin Doha Hotel & Spa. Mohamed Serieh, Vodafone Qatar’s head of Enterpris... » Read more

RugGear Empowers PTT with Ruggedness at Critical Comms World


RugGear, one of world's top manufacturers of rugged outdoor mobile phones, has presented their latest PTT-enabled tough phones, smartphones, encrypted devices and ATEX-certified handsets at this w... » Read more

Bittium Exhibits its Tough Mobile Smartphone and related Products and Solutions at CCW2017


Bittium announced that the company will exhibit its secure and strong Bittium Tough Mobile smartphone and related products and solutions for the public safety industry at this week's Critical Commu... » Read more

5G collaboration in lead up to 2018 Winter Games


Following an MoU that was signed in 2015, KT, Ericsson, and several other technology partners, are cooperating to build, test and optimize a 5G network in preparation for the 2018 Winter Games in P... » Read more

Testing for public safety LTE features


The First Responders Network Authority recently made its long-awaited contract award, and AT&T will build the new, nationwide Band 14 LTE network for public safety. FirstNet has laid out an ambitio... » Read more

Georg Mayer 3GPP CT Chair discusses strategic direction of related 5G infrastructure work


In this video presentation, Georg Mayer 3GPP CT Chair discusses strategic direction of related 5G infrastructure work. Mayer talks about the timeline for completing the work, new stakeholders (Crit... » Read more

San Diego Police Helicopters Now Equipped With Wireless LTE Network


Police helicopters flying above San Diego are now equipped with Internet capabilities. The San Diego Police Department uses its Airborne Law Enforcement helicopter fleet to protect residents; howev... » Read more

FirstNet: All AT&T LTE bands to be available to public safety this year


A month after AT&T was officially named the partner for FirstNet, the group’s CEO announced that all of AT&T’s LTE bands will be available for public safety use by the end of this year.... » Read more

FirstNet Shares Best Practices With Global Peers


The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) last month held a forum to host other countries to discuss public safety broadband issues. FirstNet President TJ Kennedy said in a blog posting toda... » Read more

FirstNet CEO, AT&T official provide further details about 25-year contract for first-responder network


AT&T plans to provide “very aggressive” pricing for its FirstNet subscription packages, and the carrier has pledged $18 billion to ensure that the nationwide public-safety broadband net... » Read more

UK Home Office sets ESN devices competition running


The UK Home Office has confirmed it will issue a tender through which it plans to appoint providers of LTE mobile devices to a framework for the Emergency Services Network (ESN). The Home Office sa... » Read more

'Operators to be reluctant to giving up their valuable LTE spectrum for Public Safety'


Analysts say that, It is expected that the new US public safety wireless network will not be ready until 2018, and that when it is ready, the network will use Long Term Evolution (LTE) to deliver t... » Read more

AT&T Creates Global Public Sector Group Following FirstNet Win


AT&T created a Global Public Sector organisation. The companies public sector sales, consisting primarily of government and education customers, totaled nearly $15 billion in 2016. The organization... » Read more

Motorola Solutions: Fred Chavis showcases prototype for LTE eNodeB, EPC and application server in a box


Fred Chavis, Motorola Solutions' senior manager of public-safety LTE global trials, showcases the LXN-500, which houses an LTE eNodeB, evolved packet core (EPC) and application server in a single u... » Read more

Nash County, North Carolina, to upgrade radio system


Nash County is upgrading its public safety radio. The county has selected Black & Veatch to provide technical consulting services in support of the Land Mobile Radio upgrade project. The new system... » Read more

Video: KNect365: Jackson Szabo discusses upcoming mission-critical-communications trade shows, highlights European public-safety LTE initiatives


Jackson Szabo, senior producer for for KNect 365, talks about this week's soft launch of a new series of mission-critical-communications trade shows during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Comm... » Read more

Video - KNect365, Jackson Szabo, discusses upcoming mission-critical-communications trade shows, highlights European public-safety LTE initiatives


Jackson Szabo, senior producer for for KNect 365, talks about this week's soft launch of a new series of mission-critical-communications trade shows during this conversation with IWCE's Urgent Comm... » Read more