The lessons of the 2001 terrorist attacks inspired secretive agencies to open their databases and stretch knowledge management to new levels. The result has been no successful attacks in the United States in 10 years.
The Cellcrypt software will use a data channel instead of the voice network to make a call and encrypt its contents so nobody can snoop.
As part of the fallout from BART officials' efforts to quell a protest in San Francisco, several groups have petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to forbid intentional disruptions of mobile service.
Link aggregation can stretch budgets and improve performance, but it is not a panacea.
Arizona's Maricopa regional 911 system is using virtual wide-area network technology to help manage the transition to full wireless and Internet-routed emergency voice communications.
Federal agencies considering mobile applications should be aware of these common myths that could limit their potential, a GSA official said.
Over the next decade, the word "telework" will be as outdated as a rotary phone, writes Force 3's Chris Knotts.
The FCC wants to prioritize 911 calls and the wireless industry wants more spectrum, but when an earthquake, hurricane or other emergency hits, users can help conserve precious bandwidth by using it judiciously.
The process for submitting service requests for such things as pothole repairs has gotten a lot more streamlined in Salt Lake City thanks to a new citizen reporting app.
Problems with emergency wireless phone calls to first responders in the aftermath of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the nation's capital have attracted the attention of the Federal Communications Commission.
CIO says data-center consolidation, trimming of redundant applications, wireless devices and a cloud-based architecture are on the agenda.
Using Mobile Police Assist software, the tablets can access databases, connect with other devices and even be used to operate such things as a cruiser's lights and siren.
The legislature has passed a law that makes it nearly impossible for cities to offer services.
The Global Network Enterprise, which was developed to improve compatibility within the LandWarNet architecture, is moving from concept to implementation.
Two modified command and control vehicles are pushing enhanced situational awareness and connectivity to the edge of the battlefield.