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Published on : 10/25/2016
The Business Benefits of DMR SMR operators and end users switch from analog to trunked Digital Mobile Radio (DMR)

SMR networks found life in 1979 when the FCC created policy to allow commercial sectors a chance at using land mobile communications. With advancements in digital technology, the Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) and other standards have renewed the market for SMR operators and their end users during the past few years.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Bruce Marcus of Marcus Communications, an SMR operator in Connecticut, has worked in the industry for nearly 40 years, serving a customer base of 6,000 local radio users. Of that group, 2,000 radios have been upgraded, and he says switching from analog to digital has allowed for higher channel capacity and happier customers than with legacy networks. Specifically, Marcus Communications has built demand for XPT digital trunking from Hytera Communications during the past four years and is changing the way customers do business in not only fire and police, but also urban engineering, medical, transportation, education and other vertical markets.

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Published on : 8/26/2015
Factors to Consider for Radio over IP

Managing a radio system has traditionally been the job of a Director of Security or Maintenance. Due to the development of digital radio technology and the need for different departments to communicate using radios across multiple sites, the past few years have seen IT professionals being brought in to the purchase decision of a two-way radio system. In many organizations, an IT Director is actually the main decision maker. It makes sense considering that an IT department is required to ensure all networks under their responsibility work well together and the information (voice/date) on those networks moves swiftly from device to device as needed for their day-to-day operations. The need for information is so high that IT personnel are among the busiest in any organization. For these reasons, IT professionals are pressed for time and any new product being proposed must solve a certain issue they’re facing. 
 


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Published on : 7/17/2015
Why Buy from Local Dealers?

There are significant risks to purchasing a two-way radio solution from online box sellers and international distributors.



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Published on : 7/17/2015
Radios vs Cell Phones

A radio system is the best choice for schools, emergency services, industries and businesses.



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