Pulse

Pulse

  • Satellite Internet coming to small public sector offices in Texas

    Texas will offer satellite-based broadband Internet access to government councils, school boards and other publicly funded affiliates.

  • Texas towns consolidate 911 services, boost response times

    The newly formed North Texas Emergency Communications Center will dispatch emergency support for Carrollton, Coppell, Farmers Branch, and Addison communities.

  • National lab shops for wearable gear for first responders

    The Pacific Northwest National Lab is looking for organizations to partner with to create wearable advanced communications devices for emergency responders.

  • Autonomic Resources offers agencies a self-service cloud platform

    ARC-P On Premise provides departments and agencies a self-service cloud platform for infrastructure management inside the agency security boundary.

  • FCC sets timetable for text-to-911

    The Federal Communication Commission’s new rules will ensure that all remaining wireless carriers and certain IP-based text application providers are prepared to support text-to-911 by the end of the year.

  • Ohio moves on statewide IT consolidation

    The state has funded a governmentwide IT consolidation that would centralize 9,000 servers and 30 smaller data centers across 26 state agencies

  • University of Maryland opens UAS test site

    The University of Maryland has launched an unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland that will bring together leaders in academia, industry and government to accelerate UAS research.

  • Wanted: Innovation fellows for San Francisco

    The San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation has openings for two new Mayor’s Innovation Fellows.

  • VDI eases state and local agencies' foray into mobility

    A new survey from the Mobile Work exchange found that while mobile use is growing in state and local government agencies, barriers still exist to wider implementation.

  • County sets up next-generation 911 network

    Morgan County, Ohio, launched an emergency 911 system incorporating new standards for transmitting emergency calls over a wide range of IP formats.