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November 17, 2017 | Comments
The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) said in a position paper the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) should step up its timeline for implementing location-based services to track first responders. NPSTC said first responder tracking should be implemented by June 2019, but FirstNet officials said they would provide enhanced location during 2020.

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November 16, 2017 | Comments
The Colorado committee tasked with reviewing the responses to the state’s request for proposals (RFP) for potential First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) opt-out partners issued a conditional award to a combined bid from Rivada Networks and Macquarie. The award is contingent on the FirstNet Colorado Governing Body’s (FNCGB) recommendation to the governor and the governor’s ultimate decision to opt in or out of the proposed FirstNet state plan.

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November 14, 2017 | Comments
During the early days of television, evening game shows were among the most highly watched programs on the air. Few were more popular than “Who Do You Trust?,” which initially aired in 1956. Jump forward 60 years later, a new version of this show is back on the air. In both versions, a panel is provided with a story presented by three different contestants and a panel of judges who try to sort out which contestant is telling the truth. As we look at the current state of affairs surrounding the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), we could easily see a scenario in which the various players in the FirstNet arena could fill a panel of contestants, and the judges, otherwise known as public safety, would have a serious challenge determining a winner.

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November 13, 2017 | Comments
AT&T, Verizon and Tillman Infrastructure entered into a joint agreement to build hundreds of cell towers, and AT&T executives said the new builds will contribute to its 25-year agreement with the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

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November 09, 2017 | Comments
AT&T expects to receive work orders for the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) in early 2018, AT&T Chief Financial Officer (CFO) John Stephens said at the Wells Fargo Media & Telecoms Conference Nov. 8.

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November 07, 2017 | Comments
Even as 800 MHz rebanding finally winds down, 800 MHz interference issues continue to plague public-safety communications officials. New cellular carrier rules in the band will likely affect public-safety networks nationwide.

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November 07, 2017 | Comments
Motorola Solutions chose to remove the Advanced Digital Privacy (ADP) encryption feature as an included option from all subscriber models.

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November 07, 2017 | Comments
The Project 25 (P25) Compliance Assessment Program (CAP) is working to jump-start a means to test and certify P25 Inter RF Subsystem Interface (ISSI) and Console Subsystem Interface (CSSI) equipment. Specifically, the program is exploring potential government laboratories for the ISSI/CSSI compliance testing.

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November 07, 2017 | Comments
First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) President TJ Kennedy will step down from his position at the end of the year, a FirstNet spokesman confirmed.

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November 06, 2017 | Comments
Manfred Blaha recently was named president of the Public Safety Communication Europe (PSCE), an independent forum where representatives of public-safety user organizations, industry and research institutes can exchange ideas and best practices, develop road maps, and improve the future of public-safety communications.

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