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AT&T, Mutualink Forge Public Safety Comms Interoperability Partnership; Chris Sambar Quoted

AT&T and Mutualink have entered into an agreement to facilitate communications interoperability for first responders and other public safety personnel. AT&T said Thursday it will add Mutualink’s Interoperable Response and Preparedness Platform to the FirstNet public safety broadband network under the partnership to help users accelerate sharing of data, voice and video across systems.

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Xavier Williams, President of AT&T’s Public Sector and Wholesale Solutions, Named to 2019 Wash100 for Leading Growth in Emerging Technology & Culture

Executive Mosaic is honored to announce Xavier Williams, president of AT&T’s public sector and wholesale solutions, as an inductee into the 2019 edition of Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena — for leading AT&T’s culture, advancing technology modernization and helping to grow the company. This marks Williams’ second consecutive Wash100 award. 

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Iridium Announces Completion of ‘NEXT’ Satellite Network; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications on Wednesday declared the completion of the $3B Iridium NEXT satellite constellation at a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. "The completion of the Iridium NEXT program signifies a new chapter in the Iridium story, one that sees us transforming from a big cash spender to a big cash generator," Iridium CEO Matt Desch said in a statement published Wednesday.
 

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Final Iridium NEXT Satellite Batch Launches Aboard SpaceX Rocket; Matt Desch Quoted

Iridium Communications’ final and eighth batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites launched Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard SpaceX’s previously flown Falcon 9 rocket. Iridium said Friday the satellites, which were fielded to orbital plane three, established communications with its satellite network operations facility after launch and are set to enter the first on-orbit testing phase.

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