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Mission-Critical Broadband Around the World


Ildefonso De La Cruz Morales  (Principal Analyst, Omdia)


Anatoli Levine  (Director, Products and Standards, Softil Inc.)

Tero Pesonen  (Vice Chair, The Critical Communications Association (TCCA))

Peter Clemons  (Global Head Critical Communications, ENENSYS Technologies)

Bob Escalle  (Director, New Business- Enterprise, Public Safety, Samsung Electronics America)

Location: W230A

Date: Wednesday, March 27

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Track: Federal Government

Topic: Broadband, Critical Infrastructure, FirstNet, Interoperability, LMR, Private Networks, PTT, Regulatory, Spectrum

Format: Panel Session

Vault Recording: TBD

There is no doubt that broadband has earned the attention of mission critical communications customers with its promises to address their demands for flexibility and higher speeds to help the evolution of their traditional voice-centric communications and adopt disruptive multimedia features like prioritized video sharing, real-time data analysis and location-based services - all under an augmented focus on reliability, capacity, security, and cost efficiency.

Countries around the world are at various stages of making these enhanced mission-critical broadband networks a reality. Hear from our global experts how different nations and regions grapple with technology rollouts, interoperability challenges, spectrum issues and funding.

Key takeaways:
  • Status updates from a variety of global landscapes
  • Technology selections and interoperability with current networks
  • Best practices and lessons learned