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Denver area public safety realizes benefits of Adams County Band 14 LTE during local concert

2016-02-10T09:48:41+00:00

Denver-area public-safety agencies utilized Adams County’s leased Band 14 spectrum from FirstNet and deployable LTE communications to gain unprecedented access to network databases during a recent concert by the band Phish, even when commercial-carrier systems in the area were saturated by social-media traffic from attendees. Phish conducted the three-day concert on Aug. 29-31 at Dick’s [...]

Denver area public safety realizes benefits of Adams County Band 14 LTE during local concert 2016-02-10T09:48:41+00:00

FirstNet board approves spectrum-lease agreement with state of Texas

2016-02-10T09:48:50+00:00

FirstNet board members approve a three-year spectrum-management-lease agreement (SMLA) with the state of Texas, providing some spectral stability to the public-safety LTE network deployed in Harris County, Texas—the first such operational network to be established in the United States. […]

FirstNet board approves spectrum-lease agreement with state of Texas 2016-02-10T09:48:50+00:00

Time Warner Cable Is Having a Giant Internet Outage

2016-02-10T09:51:13+00:00

Time Warner Cable is experiencing major outages at this time. People all over the country are reporting disruptions in service for the cable internet.. Time Warner Cable is experiencing major outages at this time. People all over the country are reporting disruptions in service for the cable internet. […]

Time Warner Cable Is Having a Giant Internet Outage 2016-02-10T09:51:13+00:00

Rain granularity effects on bandwidth demand for faded DVB-RCS systems

2016-02-10T09:51:30+00:00

Broadband satellite communication networks, operating at Ka band and above, play a vital role in today's worldwide telecommunication infrastructure. The problem, however, is that rain can be the most dominant impairment factor for radio propagation above 10 GHz. This paper studies bandwidth and time slot allocation problem for rain faded DVB-RCS satellite networks. We investigate how [...]

Rain granularity effects on bandwidth demand for faded DVB-RCS systems 2016-02-10T09:51:30+00:00

Intelsat Napa Teleport in Epicenter of 6.0 Earthquake [Industry update]

2016-02-10T09:51:40+00:00

The earthquake lies within a 70-km-wide (44 miles) set of major faults of the San Andreas Fault system that forms the boundary between the Pacific and North American tectonic plates. The persistent northwestward movement of the Pacific plate relative to North America primarily causes right-lateral slip across the major faults, but also causes deformation between [...]

Intelsat Napa Teleport in Epicenter of 6.0 Earthquake [Industry update] 2016-02-10T09:51:40+00:00

Solano County, CA, Mobile Command Post

2016-02-10T09:51:48+00:00

Featuring on-board power systems, climate control, full radio communications package and CAT5 computer network, this Farber Specailty Vehicles multi-agency Mobile CommandPost Vehicle was custom built for the Solano County, California. […]

Solano County, CA, Mobile Command Post 2016-02-10T09:51:48+00:00

Dynamic satellite system QoS architecture integrated with IP Multimedia Subsystem core network

2016-02-10T09:52:00+00:00

SUMMARY Convergence is one of the most important challenges for Next Generation Networks (NGN). This includes service convergence as well as fixed-mobile convergence. The integration of satellite telecommunication system into NGN is a key to increasing the coverage of future networks and opening satellite access networks to a wider range of terrestrial solutions. Digital Video [...]

Dynamic satellite system QoS architecture integrated with IP Multimedia Subsystem core network 2016-02-10T09:52:00+00:00

Emergency Satellite for School District

2016-02-10T09:52:08+00:00

Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 – Today Katonah-Lewisboro School District announced the acquisition of the Squire Tech Solutions LLC Business Continuity 600 satellite communications package providing alternative emergency communications for the K-12 critical administrative location. The selection of Squire Tech came after months of research and analysis of alternative communications options should local telephone, [...]

Emergency Satellite for School District 2016-02-10T09:52:08+00:00

Texas Universities Weather Hurricane Ike

2016-02-10T09:52:16+00:00

First the good news: Universities and research institutions in Texas suffered far less damage than some had feared from Hurricane Ike. Now, the bad news: It could take weeks for the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) on the flooded island of Galveston and satellite Texas A&M campuses in the Galveston area to be fully [...]

Texas Universities Weather Hurricane Ike 2016-02-10T09:52:16+00:00