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Motorola Solutions Closes Spillman Technologies Buy; Bruce Brda Comments

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Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has completed its purchase of Spillman Technologies, which will be part of the Illinois-based communications technology provider’s smart public safety solutions business. Bruce Brda, executive vice president of products and services at Motorola Solutions, said Thursday the company made the acquisition with the goal to market …

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Bruce Brda: Motorola Eyes Public Safety Software Portfolio Expansion Through Spillman Purchase

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Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has announced plans to purchase Spillman Technologies for an undisclosed amount in an effort to expand the communications platforms provider’s portfolio of records management systems and computer-assisted dispatch software targeted at public safety agencies. The companies said Monday they expect the deal to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2016 in a …

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BAE Systems to Help Critical Response Group Deliver Visual Emergency Mgmt Plans

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 12, 2016 — A BAE Systems geospatial technology will support a newly established business unit within The Rodgers Group by serving as a platform to convert text-based emergency action plans into collaborative response visuals, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The public safety consulting firm’s new Critical Response Group said Tuesday it will use BAE Systems’ Geospatial eXploitation platform …

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AT&T’s Stacy Schwartz: Video, Mobility Key Growth Areas in Public Safety Market

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2016 — Stacy Schwartz, vice president for public safety within AT&T‘s (NYSE: T) government solutions business, has said the public safety market is seeing increased adoption of video and mobility technologies, which organizations also use in combination to drive collaboration. “Mobile networks support the sharing of the …

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TCS Expands Text-to-911 Public Safety Messaging Service Coverage

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has expanded the coverage of its text-to-911 public safety messaging service to at least 700 answering points across 38 U.S. states and territories, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. TCS said Thursday it targets 100 million wireless subscribers to the service by mid-2016 as it …

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FirstNet Seeks Proposals for Public Safety Broadband Network Deployment; Mike Poth Comments

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The First Responder Network Authority has called on industry to propose ideas on how to deploy a public safety broadband network nationwide in a move to update the country’s communications infrastructure. FirstNet released a request for proposals for a modernized first responder and public safety communications system after the agency …

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AT&T, Partners Use Internet of Things to Create More Connected Communities

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 7, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T), Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO), Deloitte, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), General Electric, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies have tied up in support of AT&T’s strategy to help local governments create more connected communities, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. AT&T said Tuesday it will provide Internet of Things platforms …

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Comtech to Buy TeleCommunication Systems for $431M in US Govt Contract, Public Safety Expansion Push

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Melville, New York-based Comtech Communications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has agreed to purchase Telecommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) for approximately $430.8 million cash in a deal aimed to create a company with a balanced footprint in both the U.S. government contracting and public safety markets. Comtech said Monday it expects to close the transaction by the end …

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TCS Gets 16 New Patents for Public Safety, Messaging, Location Tech

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2015 — TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has acquired 16 new patents for its public safety, messaging, mapping and location technologies and services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. TCS said Wednesday the newly issued patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office bring its portfolio to 439 total patents. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, …

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Randy Fuerst: JerseyNet Connects First Responders During Papal Visit

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2015 — Oceus Networks sought to provide secure interagency communications with the activation of the JerseyNet 4G LTE broadband network for first responders during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia this week, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “Oceus was pleased to play a role in ensuring the success of the …

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