Sunday, December 01, 2019

Can CPUC do for cell service what it did for electricity?

Reports Explain Cell, Internet Failure Amid California Fires


"The reports from phone and internet companies, made available Tuesday, help explain why hundreds of thousands of people lost critical communications tools during Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s October blackouts."

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Go, Go, Go Godzilla!


No End in Sight for FirstNet Interoperability Debate - Government Technology

"Although more than 9,800 U.S. agencies are now on board with the nationwide public safety communications platform FirstNet, debate persists about the very issue it is designed to solve: interoperability."

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

It'll be easy, they said. We got your technology right here, they said.

More Public-Safety Jurisdictions Jump into FirstNet Interoperability Debate

"Three more public-safety agencies jumped into the debate around interoperability and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) in recent FCC filings."

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Encouraging developments in the Caribbean:

U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership

"Now, therefore, the United States and aforementioned nations of the Caribbean hereby launch the new “U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership” to strengthen resilience within the Caribbean region on key issues of shared interest, and in furtherance thereof, intend as follow:

   "To streamline early warning response networks and formalize communication channels; ........."

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

Reuters: The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology.