An LMR reseller in the northeastern U.S. serving the public safety sector, transportation, utilities and commercial enterprises was searching for a unique solution to keep its competitive edge in a rapidly changing, niche industry.... Read more
The core tenets of reselling in the LMR space are changing more rapidly than the supporting technology. Growth and new revenue opportunities for LMR value-added resellers are diminishing as large manufacturers place restrictions on the equipment they allow resellers to sell, set increasingly difficult targets to be met and take away revenue opportunities that exist in support services.... Read more
Reseller success in the LMR industry relies on your ability to differentiate yourself from your competition. Diversifying your solution offerings from more than one manufacturer reduces your risk and increases your ability to provide innovative solutions to your customers.... Read more
For mission-critical and critical-infrastructure professionals, the ability to communicate is not optional. Lack of or reduced communications slows emergency response and system restoration activities. Critical communications systems need to be designed to work 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, without fail, under the best and worst conditions (especially during natural or man-made disasters). As it was once famously said, “Failure is not an option!”... Read more
Whether your aging LMR system is facing obsolescence or a merger is driving a need for one common communications system, you’re likely not going to buy analog again
Digital LMR systems offer increased capacity plus features like call priority, call forwarding and ambient listening.
But if you’ve worked with an analog system for a long time, you likely have some concerns about the transition to digital.... Read more
Resiliency for your two-way radio communications isn’t just about enhancing your
daily operations – it’s about being able to communicate during man-made or natural disasters. If your LMR system is aging, are you confident you’ll have complete connectivity when your team truly needs it?
A contemporary LMR solution that can be paired with open systems is the best way to achieve full resiliency and ensure first responders have connectivity that’s built for public safety and critical infrastructure users.... Read more
You are likely familiar with LMR systems based on proprietary technology, where a
single source of supply and planned obsolescence often results in high costs, a lack of choices and limited innovation. To upgrade a proprietary technology to a new LMR system within the proprietary space, you either have to purchase expensive system extensions and equipment or procure a whole new system.
Buying a new land mobile radio (LMR) system for your organization is a big decision. Choosing the wrong system could have detrimental consequences for both your organization and the community.... Read more