Push Forward Blog

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

Updated Sept. 6, 2016. 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)…

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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 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 >

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 >

Kodiak Makes Broadband Push-To-Talk Communications Easier and More Accessible Than Ever Before

Kodiak adds new Bluetooth Low Energy accessories including RSMs, headsets, and buttons from leading vendors to enable clear, effortless hands-free PTT communications…  Continues >

'Push to Talk' Makes the Work of Security Officers Safer

Vodafone Netherlands released a new Push to Talk and Lone Worker Protect reference case study with Trigion, the largest security company in the Netherlands.…  Continues >

Niagara Regional Police Rely On Bell Canada Push-to-Talk

The responsibility for serving and protecting Canada's vast Niagara Region falls on the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS). When NPRS outgrew its previous solution, the NRPS evaluation team...…  Continues >