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

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

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

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

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 …

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

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

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 …

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Randy Fuerst: JerseyNet Connects First Responders During Papal Visit

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 …

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Air National Guard Picks Harris TACP Networked System for Vehicles

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 16, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $13 million order to provide the U.S. Air National Guard with tactical radio systems for integration into high mobility multiwheeled vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Harris said the contract also includes installation, training and related support work on …

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Motorola Solutions Buys PublicEngines for Intelligence-Led Policing; Bob Schassler Comments

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has further added to its public safety portfolio with the acquisition of PublicEngines, a Utah-based provider of citizen engagement and public safety products for government and law enforcement agencies. “The acquisition of PublicEngines reinforces Motorola Solutions’ commitment to helping our customers implement intelligence-led strategies that deter crime and improve outcomes, ” Bob Schassler, …

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Motorola Adds Public Safety Tech with Emergency CallWorks Buy

Motorola Solutions moved to grow its public safety communications portfolio with the acquisition of call-taking software maker Emergency CallWorks for an undisclosed amount. The purchase is intended to help Motorola’s government and commercial clients leverage a web-based emergency call answering system in their command centers, Motorola Solutions said Thursday. Bob Schassler, executive …

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