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NYC Renews Northrop Wireless Contract For $207 Million

Contractor will support citywide broadband wireless network for public safety and other operations for another five years.Northrop Grumman will continue to operate and maintain a citywide wireless network for New York City through a $207 million contract renewal awarded Friday.......

SECURING WIRELESS NAME OF THE GAME FOR NORTHROP GRUMMAN

Every responsible municipality has money-specifically getting the best value for taxpayers' money-on its mind, but security is equally important.When it comes to communications networks, this is where Northrop Grumman earns its keep. The company's customer base tends to be governments and enterprises that care...

Public-safety starts task list to get 700 MHz spectrum

WHILE THE 700 MHZ OPEN-ACCESS COURT BATTLE ESCALATES into a brawl among major stakeholders eyeing the upcoming auction, the public-safety community is methodically laying the foundation to partner with the winner of a national wireless license in an unprecedented experiment of high stakes for...

700 MHz: Land of opportunity

The upcoming auction of 700 MHz could give birth to an unprecedented infrastructure that could serve countless rural consumers as it provides a crucial boost to the nation's public-safety industry.Or it could be a debacle.The winner of the highly prized chunk of spectrum will...

IEEE, some wireless vendors against House patent reform try: They want change, but assert bill favors infringers over inventors

Patent reform is often billed as a battle between high-tech and pharmaceutical heavyweights, but in reality sharp divisions exist such that Motorola Inc., Qualcomm Inc., InterDigital Communications Corp., Texas Instruments Inc. and others are fighting largely Democratic-crafted legislation backed by Microsoft Corp., Intel Corp....

700 MHz war: Frontline challenges Verizon while AT&T mulls auction plans

The 700 MHz debate has suddenly turned both interesting and nasty in the lead-up to next month's expected ruling by the Federal Communications Commission on auction rules.An AT&T Inc. official disclosed the top mobile-phone operator is mulling a play for a national commercial-public safety...

Alcatel-Lucent to build 700 MHz EV-DO Rev. A network for Washington public safety

In a significant move in the widening debate over interoperable public-safety communications, Alcatel-Lucent announced it won a contract worth up to $110 million to build a CDMA2000 1x EV-DO Revision A network in the 700 MHz band covering the nation's capital, including the White...

Verizon pension investments holds wireless interests

Want to invest like Verizon? Like any smart investor, Verizon Communications Inc. has its pension fund invested in a diverse array of stocks, from the Cheesecake Factory to Northrop Grumman Corp. The company's $40-plus billion pension portfolio includes hundreds of companies. The Verizon Investment...

NYC contract signals shift in buying police, fire communications gear

Motorola Inc.'s recent loss of a huge New York City contract for emergency communications equipment is the biggest sign yet that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks created a competitive headache for the firm that dominated the police and fire radio business for more...

FCC airs Cyren Call proposal: Controversial measure would take 700 MHz out of commercial play

WASHINGTON-The debate is officially on. And the clock is ticking. Six months after receiving Cyren Call Communications Inc.'s plan for a public-safety wireless broadband network the private sector would build and share with first responders, the Federal Communications Commission is now asking for public...

O’Brien to continue pushing Cyren Call despite FCC’s rejection

WASHINGTON—The Federal Communications Commission rejected Cyren Call Communications Inc.’s broadband public-safety plan only days after putting it out for public comment. The move stands as a setback for Cyren Call, but Morgan O’Brien, the company’s chairman, said it won’t stop Cyren Call from seeking...

After six months, FCC puts Cyren Call plan out for comment

WASHINGTON—The debate is officially on. And the clock is ticking. Six months after receiving Cyren Call Communications Inc.’s plan for a public-safety wireless broadband network the private sector would build and share with first responders, the Federal Communications Commission is now asking for public...

Not how much, but how

Every time someone tries to fix interoperability problems for first responders, it seems the first response is to throw more spectrum at the problem.So Morgan O'Brien comes up with a company-Cyren Call Communications Inc.-and a plan-to use the 700 MHz spectrum that today is...

Northrop Grumman: NYC contract sign of future

WASHINGTON—Northrop Grumman Corp.'s five-year, $500 million contract to build a broadband public-safety wireless network in New York City could become the new model for equipping city and state officials with state-of-the-art equipment that enables interoperable voice and data communications offered not by a single...

IPWireless technology chosen for NYC public-safety network

New York City handed Northrop Grumman a five-year, $500 million contract to build and maintain a wireless broadband public-safety network designed to add high-speed data and video capabilities to the city's first responders and transportation personnel. The network will be built with San Bruno,...

IPWireless to build NYC public-safety network

LOS ANGELES—New York City handed Northrop Grumman a five-year $500 million contract to build and maintain a wireless broadband public-safety network that will add high-speed data and video capabilities to the city’s first responders and transportation personnel. The network will be built with San...

Northrop Grumman to finish 911 CAD system in Wash.

HERNDON, Va.-Northrop Grumman Corp. said it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to complete the Puget Sound (Wash.) 911 computer-assisted dispatch system.NGC's contract is for the eastern Puget Sound region and is the second phase of the CAD system. NGC implemented...

Lockheed Martin to use W-CDMA technology for U.S. military system

WASHINGTON-Lockheed Martin Corp. said it is heading a team that will use third-generation wireless technology to build the Mobile User Objective System, an advanced narrowband tactical satellite communications system intended to improve communications for U.S. soldiers. The first satellite is scheduled for launch in...

Public-safety group eyes 700 MHz spectrum

WASHINGTON-Just as the new chair of the House Commerce Committee said Congress may not need to step in to speed the digital TV transition because the movement is gaining steam on its own, a public-safety group is lobbying to re-direct some frequencies set aside...

Goodbye Columbus

Was Northrop Grumman Corp. on to something? Put another way, do Federal Communications Commission rules governing 700 MHz public-safety communications effectively lock out state-of-the-art broadband wireless solutions for first responders in the post-9/11 world?Northrop Grumman-whose petition for an additional 10 megahertz at 700 MHz...

FCC rejects Northrop Grumman request for broadband spectrum

WASHINGTON-The Federal Communications Commission Wednesday rejected Northrop Grumman Corp.'s request for broadband spectrum to support emergency and homeland security wireless applications.Northrop Grumman filed a petition April 21 seeking expedited treatment by the FCC on its request for an additional 10 megahertz of public-safety spectrum...

Defense giant goes hunting at 700 MHz

WASHINGTON-Northrop Grumman Corp. and the Federal Communications Commission are at loggerheads over the global defense giant's push for a public-safety spectrum carve-out that could undermine agency efforts to free up valuable broadcast frequencies for new technologies and that complicates an auction report due to...

Northrop Grumman wants more 700 MHz spectrum

WASHINGTON-Defense contracting giant Northrop Grumman has asked the Federal Communications Commission for an additional 10 megahertz of public-safety spectrum for advanced broadband wireless use by first responders.The frequencies being sought on an expedited basis by Northrop Grumman are in the 700 MHz band, which...

CAL. MICROWAVE SELLS GOV’T UNIT

SUNNYVALE, Calif.-California Microwave Inc. completed the sale of its government business to Northrop Grumman for $93 million in cash, for an approximate net gain of $38 million, said the company.California Microwave will use the cash to retire its short-term debt, resume its buyback program...

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