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FNPTT and the Evolution of Mission Critical Services

Steve Devine  (Director, FirstNet Strategy and Policy, FirstNet Built with AT&T)

Tracy McElvaney  (Principal Architect on the FirstNet Mission Critical Solutions , FirstNet Built with AT&T)

Location: N260

Date: Tuesday, March 22

Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Track: FirstNet, Interoperability

Format: Power Session

Vault Recording: TBD

This presentation will address FirstNet® Push to Talk and the opportunities it offers first responders in its evolution as well as the overall need for standards-based mission critical voice, video and data services. In addition, the session will highlight advancements in FirstNet Push to Talk and its ability to interface with Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems using the Inter-Sub System Interface (ISSI) and Radio Over IP. Finally, the session will highlight examples of how additional Mission Critical Service governance issues will introduce consistency and have a significant impact on the effectiveness and coordination of the service as it evolves across the nation.