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AT&T, FirstNet Open Feedback Period for Public Safety Network Buildout Plans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has collaborated with the First Responder Network Authority to issue state plans for the eventual adoption of the FirstNet national public safety broadband network for first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday officials at U.S. states and territories can access the …

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Hughes Introduces Manpack Terminal for Portable Military, Public Safety Satcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems has unveiled the new HM500 ruggedized manpack terminal offering that will serve to support portable satellite communications for military and other customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the multi-band transportable terminal can be utilized in defense, public safety or disaster relief operations, …

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AT&T, FirstNet Prep State Plans for National Public Safety Broadband Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority continue to work on state plans for the implementation of a national public safety broadband network under the 25-year FirstNet program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said in a blog post published Monday the …

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Avaya Previews US, European Emergency Number Groups’ Partnership to Update First Responder Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — Mark Fletcher, chief architect of Avaya’s worldwide public safety solutions business, is co-chair of an accessibility committee working group within the National Emergency Number Association that has partnered with its European counterpart to standardize a first responder strategy that utilizes modern technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The …

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McKinsey Uses Benchmarking Methodology to Measure Gov’t Productivity Through Spending

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 21, 2017 — A McKinsey and Company research organization has unveiled a benchmarking methodology that serves to measure government productivity in terms of the effectiveness and efficiency of its spending, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The McKinsey Center for Government’s Government Productivity Scope works to analyze government expenditures in healthcare, education, public …

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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor: Public-Private Partnership to Drive FirstNet Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s (NYSE: T) global public sector solutions business, has said the company will work with the First Responder Network Authority to migrate the public safety traffic to the band 14 network over the next five years, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. She told …

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Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses. AT&T, which posted nearly $15 billion in public sector sales during 2016, offers communications and information technology platforms to government and education …

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AT&T Lands $6.5B FirstNet Contract to Deploy Public Safety Broadband Network; Kay Kapoor Comments

The First Responder Network Authority has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential $6.5 billion contract to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders under a 25-year public-private partnership. AT&T will invest approximately $40 billion to develop, field and maintain the national wireless network over the next 25 years …

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Harris, Avtec Enter Reseller Agreement on Public Safety Dispatch Consoles

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 24, 2017 — A business unit of Harris (NYSE: HRS) has formed a strategic partnership with Avtec to resell the latter’s dispatch console system to public safety, energy, government and industry customers in North America, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Avtec said Wednesday Harris’ public safety and professional communications division will …

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Motorola Solutions Closes Spillman Technologies Buy; Bruce Brda Comments

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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