Tag Archives: Chris Sambar

Chris Sambar: AT&T Introduces FirstNet Deployable Blimp to Support Nationwide Public Safety Comms

AT&T has added a 55-foot aerostat to the company's fleet of deployable network assets built to complement a national broadband communications system for first responders. FirstNet One is designed to facilitate LTE connectivity within a targeted area in tne event of a disaster, Chris Sambar, executive vice president of technology operations at AT&T, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday.

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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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Chris Sambar: AT&T Expects FirstNet Subscriber Growth Amid Emergency Response Efforts

Chris Sambar, a senior vice president at AT&T, has said the company’s efforts to fulfill communications support requests from FirstNet subscribers during 2018 attracted more public safety agencies to adopt the nationwide first-responder network, Urgent Communications reported Friday. He noted the telecommunications firm has resolved 90 requests this year, four to six times …

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AT&T Deploys 72 Communication Assets for FirstNet Subscribers; Chris Sambar Quoted

AT&T has fielded 72 network assets for first responders who intend to use a national public safety communications network. The company said Thursday FirstNet users can leverage the deployable assets in planned events or emergency operations such as shooter situations and natural disasters, among other things, without connecting to commercial power. …

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Motorola Solutions Unveils Handheld LTE Device for National Public Safety Network

Motorola Solutions has introduced a handheld device built to operate with a nationwide public safety communications system AT&T is building for the First Responder Network Authority under a public-private partnership. FirstNet Ready LEX L11 is designed with tools that will work to support communications  in high-noise environments and transmit information to dispatch centers, Motorola said …

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AT&T, NPPGov Partner to Shorten FirstNet Contracting Process; Chris Sambar Comments

AT&T has partnered with NPPGov to shrink the FirstNet contracting process for public safety entities such as volunteer firefighters, private ambulance companies, hospitals and non-profit organizations. The Dallas, Texas-based firm said Thursday the partnership involves the Public Procurement Authority signing state contracts to allow NPPGov members to adopt FirstNet in …

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AT&T, FirstNet Unveil Comms Network Core for First Responders

AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority have launched a network core designed to support first responders’ communication needs. The company said Tuesday the FirstNet network core infrastructure will serve as an exclusive national broadband network for first responders and will help facilitate data transmission in support of public safety personnel. The …

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