Push Forward Blog

AT&T Announces New Kyocera Rugged Phone For Enhanced Push-to-Talk

AT&T recently announced it is adding the Kyocera DuraForce PRO rugged smartphone, with Enhanced Push-to-Talk, to the industry’s widest selection of rugged Kyocera devices. Designed with AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk (EPTT) in mind, you can communicate…

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City of Richardson (Texas): Steve Graves describes transition from LMR to enhanced PTT offering

Donny Jackson with Urgent Communication interviews Steve Graves, CIO for the city of Richardson, Texas, about the operational and financial benefits achieved by having general-government employees leverage a carrier-based push-to-talk (PTT) service and adding carrier PTT service for Public Safety users to supplement existing LMR communications.…  Continues >

Fairfax County replaces general-government LMR system with carrier enhanced PTT service

Donny Jackson with Urgent Communication interviews Michael Newburn, wireless manager for Fairfax County, Va., about the decision to replace an aging analog LMR system for general government employees with an enhanced push-to-talk (PTT) service.…  Continues >

AT&T Launches Telematics and Mobile Workforce Solution

HDT Truckinginfo posts that AT&T Fleet Complete(R) is now available through the AT&T Partner Exchange Platform. In addition to modules for tracking and managing vehicles and automating drivers' logbooks, the Dispatch offering tracks and helps manage mobile workers. When paired with AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk, it offers improved dispatch communication.…  Continues >

AT&T Announces ISSI Interoperability for Public Sector and Public Safety Networks

AT&T announces support for Inter-RF Subsystem Interface (ISSI), an IP-based, open-standard connection – APCO Project 25 (P25), in addition to existing support for CSSI interoperability. The cloud-based, open standard capabilities provide flexible, cost effective and highly secure connectivity. This enables public sector and public safety networks to connect their LMR networks to AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk to extend coverage and communications nationwide.…  Continues >

Kodiak and Verizon to Demonstrate Broadband PTT at APCO’s 82nd Annual Conference and Expo

Carrier-integrated solution delivers end-to-end service assurance and support…  Continues >

Kodiak to Demonstrate LMR Interoperability Solutions at APCO’s 82nd Annual Conference and Expo

Showcasing how Kodiak Broadband PTT augments LMR communications, expanding users, extending coverage, and reducing costs…  Continues >

Illinois School District Upgrades Bus Communications with Verizon Push to Talk Plus

In the Pekin, Illinois school district, Superintendent of Transportation Ty Whitford took the opportunity to upgrade school bus communications when the district recently changed their bus lease.  

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Trends Shaping the LMR Market

What are some of the trends and solutions at play related to broadband technology and push-to-talk (PTT) solutions in the land mobile radio (LMR) space? This AT&T blog article...…  Continues >

Kodiak and Airbus DS Communications Complete LMR Interoperability Testing

Kodiak and Airbus DS Communications have completed testing of an ISSI-based LMR interoperability solution…  Continues >