Sonim announces new P25 direct-mode accessory for use with LTE devices

Sonim Technologies has announced an accessory for its rugged LTE devices, and Urgent Communications is printing the device could be available in the next few months. ( “Sonim Technologies is developing an accessory for its rugged LTE devices that would let users engage in direct-mode P25 push-to-talk communications while operating on licensed LMR spectrum in the VHF band, according…

Harris declares plan to protest Florida intent to award large P25 contract to Motorola Solutions

According to reports from IWCE’s Urgent Communications, Harris Communications has recently announced they plan to protest a large P25 contract, which was given to Motorola Solutions by the state of Florida.  The contract, which is valued at more than $200 million, is to build a statewide P25 network. Check out the full story ( below….

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To pay or not to pay hackers? Ransomware hands big question to public-safety agencies

A story recently printed by asked a very good question: to pay or not to pay hackers? Recent cyber attacks on the public-safety sector have highlighted the national dilemma facing governments from coast to coast. (Original story link: “First it was Atlanta, then Baltimore. In a matter of days, hackers launched cyberattacks in…