Tag Archives: mobile communications

Iridium’s Scott Scheimreif: Small-Form-Factor Antennas With Broadband Connectivity to Back Mission-Critical Comms

Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president of government programs at Iridium Communications, has said he believes there will be an increased demand for small-form-factor antennas with agile broadband connectivity that work to support mobile communications during public safety and humanitarians missions. Scheimreif told MilsatMagazine in an interview how several relief organizations …

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WidePoint, Silent Circle Collaborate for Federal Mobile Comms Security

WidePoint and Silent Circle have entered into an agreement to jointly offer security products to federal government agencies. The companies have formed a strategic partnership to deliver systems leveraging Silent Circle’s mobile communications security technology through WidePoint’s blanket purchase agreement with the Department of Homeland Security for cellular wireless management services, …

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iGov Mobile Comms System Completes Production Acceptance Test & Evaluation

Reston, Virginia-based information technology company iGov has wrapped up production acceptance test and evaluation on its mobile communications system that is designed to support the U.S. Air Force‘s tactical air control party. The company said Thursday the Tactical Air Control Party-Mobile Communications System was tested for more than 200 system requirements such …

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Reports: NATO to Award $3B in Satcom, IT Contracts

NATO plans to award up to $3.2 billion in contracts for satellite communications, air and missile defense, cybersecurity and software support services, Bloomberg reported Monday. Jonathan Stearns writes NATO officials will discuss the planned contracts at an industry conference to be held in Ottawa, Canada on April 24 to 26. The international alliance aims …

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Inmarsat Gets MSUA Gov’t Mobility Satcom Award for Global Xpress; Peter Hadinger Comments

Inmarsat has received a Mobility Satellite Innovation Award from the Mobile Satellite Users Association in recognition of the company’s Global Xpress satellite communications constellation. Inmarsat accepted the 2016 Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation award during MSUA’s inaugural awards ceremony at the four-day Satellite 2016 conference in Maryland, Inmarsat said Tuesday. …

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NJ Agencies Deploy JerseyNet Mobile System for Papal Visit; Randy Fuerst Comments

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the New Jersey State Police used the JerseyNet communications system made by Oceus Networks to manage the visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. Oceus said Tuesday the agencies utilized JerseyNet to support mobile communications and the live stream of security video during the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. …

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BlueLine Grid’s Mobile Messaging System Draws Investment from In-Q-Tel

In-Q-Tel has made an investment into BlueLine Grid to help the mobile communications company further develop its mobile messaging system and address the interoperability challenges that face the U.S. intelligence sector. BlueLine Grid’s mobile platform works to allow government agencies and corporate clients to securely share messages, voice and data using an identity verification service, …

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WidePoint Subsidiary Gets DHS Task Orders for Managed Mobility Services

A WidePoint subsidiary has received a $17 million task order renewal from the Department of Homeland Security and a new $700,000 task order from the department’s Office of Biometric Identity Management for managed mobility services. Steve Komar, WidePoint CEO and chairman, said Thursday the iSYS subsidiary will provide identity management and mobile communications support for DHS agencies …

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BlackBerry Subsidiary, IBM, Samsung Develop Tablet for Gov’t and Enterprise

BlackBerry‘s Secusmart subsidiary has worked with IBM and Samsung to develop a tablet that supports SecuSUITE for BlackBerry 10 to enable secure mobile communications for government and enterprise users. BlackBerry said Saturday the SecuTABLET is based on Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and is awaiting security certification for classified data from the German Federal Office …

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