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October 30, 2018 | Comments
Chevron is testing the standard developed last year for mission-critical data applications using 1.4 GHz spectrum. The oil and gas firm is conducting an 802.16s pilot with Ondas Networks equipment and a 500-kilohertz bandwidth channel.

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October 16, 2018 | Comments
For the first time in years, new spectrum opportunities are opening for the critical infrastructure industries (CII) and private wireless communications users, although the FCC has not yet released final rules.

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September 25, 2018 | Comments
NextEra Energy continues to “vigorously oppose” the proposal by Enterprise Wireless Alliance (EWA) and pdvWireless to reconfigure the 896 – 901/935 – 940 MHz band for broadband operations. The Florida electric utility submitted to the FCC a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) that found the direct costs of reallocating the 900 MHz band in the parts of Florida served by NextEra’s subsidiary Florida Power & Light (FPL) will be $98 million.

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June 06, 2018 | Comments
Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications Systems (LA-RICS) is planning Long Term Evolution (LTE) round two with the primary objective of site augmentation of the round one system. The new round two sites will be selected in collaboration with AT&T.

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February 12, 2018 | Comments
In a second report and order, the FCC amended and clarified its 700 MHz narrowband (769 – 775/799 – 805 MHz) interoperability and technical rules.

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November 13, 2017 | Comments
Prescom and StreamWIDE jointly demonstrated the interoperability of Long Term Evolution (LTE) mission-critical push-to-talk (MCPTT) networks with narrowband professional mobile radio (PMR) networks. PRESCOM, a provider of interconnection gateways for heterogeneous networks and high availability communications systems for control and command centers, and StreamWIDE, a provider of MCPTT application servers, joined efforts to showcase the interoperability of narrowband and broadband services.

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October 10, 2017 | Comments
Comments for the FCC’s notice of inquiry (NoI) were mixed in response to a petition to realign the 900 MHz band for broadband operations, with most utilities opposing any realignment and other critical infrastructure industries (CII) entities saying it would benefit future networks and licensees.

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September 12, 2017 | Comments
The FCC imposed a penalty of $13,000 against Global Paratransit for failing to operate its private land mobile radio (PLMR) station, call sign WPPY512, on a narrowband basis in accordance with the commission’s narrowbanding rules, failing to transmit its call sign, and failing to respond to a commission notice of violation.

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August 01, 2017 | Comments
When and how the transition to 6.25 kilohertz will happen is anyone’s guess, but the FCC continues to remind licensees that the transition is still in the commission’s future plans.

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May 02, 2017 | Comments
A new standard for narrowband data for mission-critical communications companies has backing from an industry association and is behind a new service launch. Full Spectrum announced plans to establish a network service for mission-critical internet of things (IoT) based on 802.16s, scheduled to be finalized later this year.

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