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    Andre Fuetsch, President of AT&T Labs and CTO at AT&T and John Donovan, Chief Strategy Officer and Group President at AT&T Technology and Operations, talk with TIA NOW's Abe Nejad about the design of next-generation 5G wireless infrastructures, software-defined networking and automation, from the show floor at ONS 2017.

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  • The Transportation Research Board's 2018 annual meeting in Washington, D.C., may have long-term implications for CAV deployment throughout the United States. David Pickeral discusses the TRB's position on connected and autonomous vehicle safety, changes in city planning, the increasing role of state and local governments, and the impact it could have on the ICT industry.

  • What were some of the significant industry movements in 2017? What did we learn and how can we use that knowledge? Will legislation speed or slow the move toward 5G? And what trends should we look for next year? Industry analysts weigh in with their predictions on this edition of TIA NOW.

  • TIA’s Dan Henry speaks with Craig Dollar, Director of NG9-1-1 Strategy at Motorola Solutions and Patrick Halley, Executive Director of the NG9-1-1 Institute and Partner with Wilkinson Barker Knauer about current challenges to upgrading our emergency communications systems. Public safety will require policy leadership and dedicated funding to bring emergency communications into the modern era.

  • If you haven’t heard about millimeter-wave technology, you weren’t listening. High frequency bands that allow for multi-use applications in public safety are already in the test phase. Aditya Dhananjay, Post-Doctoral Fellow at NYU's research center, NYU WIRELESS, spoke with Abe Nejad about why millimeter-wave technology for public safety communications is less understood and what unique challenges it presents.

  • There are a lot of questions about FirstNet and industry’s role in creating a national public safety network. Why should public safety want to invest in FirstNet and what should customers do to prepare? What are the challenges for the vendor community for the roll of FirstNet? On this segment of TIA NOW from TIA’s Connectivity Jam in Dallas, TX, we are joined by Michele Shaughnessy, VP of Product Management and Services for Motorola Solutions.

  • New test beds, like the smart community pilot with Verizon and the City of Boston, are an innovative example of addressing city challenges like road safety, waste management and public safety. TIA NOW’s Abe Nejad spoke with Jascha Franklin-Hodge, CIO of the City Of Boston, following TIA’s 5G Breakfast, which welcomed an in-depth dialogue with communications technology solution providers and ICT industry analysts.

  • Andre Fuetsch, President of AT&T Labs and CTO at AT&T and John Donovan, Chief Strategy Officer and Group President at AT&T Technology and Operations, talk with TIA NOW's Abe Nejad about the design of next-generation 5G wireless infrastructures, software-defined networking and automation, from the show floor at ONS 2017.

  • Brian Hendricks, Head of Policy and Government Relations for the America’s Region at Nokia talks with TIA’s Dileep Srihari about the FirstNet and Public Safety aspects of the Spectrum Act, offering an introduction to what the law did, where things stand today, plus some interesting perspectives five years later.

  • Today is the signing of the Friendship Agreement between TIA and the Project 25 Technology Interest Group (PTIG). TIA NOW spoke with the key figures signing the agreement: Del Smith, Chairman of PTIG, Stephen Nichols, Director of PTIG and Stephanie Montgomery, Vice President of Technology and Standards at TIA.

  • What are TIA’s solution sets and how are they delivering value through markets, technology and policy? John Jacobs, Vice President of Membership, Market Development and Industry Relations at TIA says solution sets are important to apply to our businesses as our industry continues to change and evolve.

  • 25 years of P25 standards - creating the foundation for interoperable, digital, two-way wireless communications - is upon us, and interoperability for emergency responders has come a long way. So how far has the P25 set of standards evolved since its inception and what is the future of P25 while a national network is underway for emergency communications?

  • Nokia Solutions and Networks says the industry has a "call to action" to help carriers improve quality of service as they deploy high performance networks.

  • SOLiD's President, Seth Buechley, talks to TIA NOW's Abe Nejad about the biggest hurdles to the deployment of in-building public safety systems including liability protection, cost to maintain systems and standards.

  • James Teele of Harris Corporation talks to TIA NOW's Abe Nejad at the 2013 APCO conference about funding challenges for in-building services vis-a-vis the public safety network.

  • Robert LeGrande, former CTO of the District of Columbia and founder of the Digital Decision, highlights the importance of public and private partnerships for the success of the public safety network.

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