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September 29, 2017 | Comments
The FCC granted, on its own motion, a waiver of the commission’s rules to facilitate use of two nationwide interoperability channels (151.1375 and 154.4525 MHz) in the commonwealth of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI).

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September 28, 2017 | Comments
xG Technology’s IMT Vislink business received orders valued at about $200,000 for high-definition airborne video downlink system equipment from a county law enforcement agency located in Northern California. The equipment extends the efficacy of tactical operations by leveraging police airborne units, with the added benefit of interoperability and compatibility with equipment from neighboring agencies.

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September 28, 2017 | Comments
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and AT&T plan to deliver a public-safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) in the state.

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September 28, 2017 | Comments
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called on Apple to activate the FM chips that are in iPhones to promote public safety. When wireless networks go down during a natural disaster, smartphones with activated FM chips can allow Americans to get vital access to life-saving information, he said.

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September 28, 2017 | Comments
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for a second round of State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP) grants — SLIGP 2.0. This round of funding will allow state and territorial governments to continue planning efforts to support the deployment of the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). NTIA will make up to $43.4 million available under SLIGP 2.0, subject to the availability of funding.

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September 28, 2017 | Comments
The states of Washington and Oregon will jointly issue a request for proposals (RFP) to operate a high-speed, wireless broadband data network dedicated to public safety. The network will not replace existing public-safety radio networks but will be another tool to ensure that first responders can communicate in times of disasters that tend to overwhelm existing networks.

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September 28, 2017 | Comments
A Verizon executive said interoperability between its planned public-safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) offering and AT&T’s dedicated public-safety core will not be a problem.

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September 27, 2017 | Comments
GeoComm hired Don Mitchell as senior product manager for next-generation 9-1-1 (NG 9-1-1) core solutions. With more than 20 years of public-safety industry experience, Mitchell holds more than 30 U.S. and foreign patents.

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September 27, 2017 | Comments
Two Arkansas counties jointly purchased a new 9-1-1 system from Solacom. By sharing one system, Marion and Baxter counties will not only save costs and resources, but will also have the ability to host counties with smaller populations on their network.

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September 27, 2017 | Comments
Mississippi and Georgia became the latest states to issue requests for proposals (RFPs) for alternative statewide broadband radio access networks (RANS) to the state plan proposals from the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

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