FirstNet names Bratcher as permanent CTO

According to editors at IWCE’s Urgent Communications, FirstNet recently announced a recent change of their hierarchy, after officially promoting the man acting as their CTO. (http://urgentcomm.com/ntiafirstnet/firstnet-names-bratcher-permanent-cto) “FirstNet today announced that Jeff Bratcher—the organization’s longtime deputy chief technology officer (CTO) and acting CTO—has been named as the new permanent CTO as FirstNet prepares to release its final request…

President signs Kari’s Law, requires MLTS direct access to 911

A law requiring all multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) direct 911 access was signed by President Donald Trump earlier this month, after a father who lost his daughter to domestic violence pushed for easier access from phones common in hotels. Editors at IWCE’s Urgent Communications reported the law was signed in the Oval Office last week,…

February newsletter goes live today!

INDIANAPOLIS – Here at Pyramid Consulting, we believe delivering the best service to clients means making the extra effort to stay on top of the public-safety game, which is why we continue to attend industry events across the country. Keep up with #TeamPyramid this year, as we gear up for a whirlwind of United States…

LMR sales big contributor to Motorola Solutions Q4 growth

Public-safety helped play a role in the fourth-quarter growth of Motorola Solutions, according to writers at IWCE’s Urgent Communications.  (http://urgentcomm.com/motorola-solutions/motorola-solutions-touts-strength-lmr-business-particularly-north-america) “Motorola Solutions reported record revenue, cash flow, operating earnings and backlog for 2017, driven largely by land-mobile-radio (LMR) sales in both the public-safety and commercial sectors, company officials said during a conference call reviewing fourth-quarter (Q4) and…