Interview: Project Manager, Contractor, Public Safety Interoperable Communications Office, ADOA: “The reliability of cellular traffic is not up to the standard required for mission critical voice and data.”
Michael Britt, Project Manager, Contractor, Public Safety Interoperable Communications Office, ADOA, is speaking on the subject of State Perspectives on Rural Partnership Models on Day Two of the The LTE North America conference is taking place on the 21st-22nd November 2013, in Dallas, Texas, USA. Ahead of the show we find out his perspective on what the benefits and challenges are of using LTE for a public safety network.
What are the key benefits you feel LTE brings to public safety networks?
It brings real-time situational awareness for all members of a unit, with live streaming video from each at their respective positions. Beyond the on-scene, mission critical incident management flash and glitter type of impact, there will be a huge improvement in managing the mundane, but essential, such as time-entry, shift management, reporting and tracking on standards, training and certificates etc.