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Emergency ResponseMilitary

Every year, the Air National Guard holds its Patriot Exercise event. This training exercise brings together personnel from the Air National Guard, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and multiple local, state, and federal partners for a series of simulated scenarios designed to test their ability

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Unlocking drone potential: How mobile mesh networking enhances tactical operations for public safety and military operators
Emergency ResponseLaw Enforcement

goTenna recently conducted another test of its goTenna Pro X2 mobile mesh networking solution in a rural and remote part of Arizona. Terrain features included arid desert, mountainous plateaus, and dense pine forests. In their demonstration, the goTenna team pushed the boundaries of mobile mesh networking connectivity by showcasing the

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Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitary

In August of this year, industry, defense, and public safety officials from the United States met at the annual Team Awareness Kit (TAK) offsite held in Raleigh, North Carolina. This incredibly technical and comprehensive event encompassed over 30 sessions, including keynote speakers, program briefings, panels, and technical tracks. These sessions

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hurricane season
Emergency Response

Late last month, Hurricane Idalia ripped through the Gulf Coast of Florida, causing more than an estimated $4B in damages and impacting remote locations of the state where both rescue operations and disaster recovery operations can take longer to execute. This hurricane also tore across an area of Florida –

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Emergency Response

goTenna recently joined an exclusive list of respected technology companies as sponsors for the 2023 TAKathon Public Sector event that took place earlier this July. During this exciting event, leaders from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), law enforcement organizations, public safety, and emergency response organizations came together with leading

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Emergency Response

Later this week, goTenna will be joining an incredible list of respected technology companies and partners as sponsors for the 2023 TAKathon Public Sector event. This three-day, action-packed event will bring together senior leaders from the U.S. military, law enforcement organizations, public safety and emergency response organizations, and leading technology

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Emergency ResponseIndustrialLaw Enforcement

Super Bowl Sunday is a day that resonates with many Americans, especially when they attend in person. People love the rush of watching a touchdown, the smell of fresh hot dogs, and the energy from the crowd. Fans also enjoy using their cell phones to make social media updates and

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Hurricane Ian
Emergency Response

In early October, in the wake of Hurricane Ian, Chris Teale, a staff reporter at Government Computer News (GCN),  authored an article about the need for communications both during and before natural disasters. In his article, Chris referenced a report by the Federal Communications Commission to illustrate the hurricane’s impact

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Emergency ResponseLaw EnforcementMilitaryWildland Fire

Those who operate in austere, geographically isolated areas outside of a cell service bubble need reliable communications for the duration of their mission. They’re either battling wildfires, searching for missing people, or monitoring border activity across huge swaths of land. Traditionally, the only way to have continuous coverage for situational

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Emergency ResponseWildland Fire

In Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), the 2019/2020 bushfire season was one for the record books. This is not, however, a fact to celebrate. With many lives lost, homes destroyed, and vast amounts of land and infrastructure damaged, there is a need for both recovery and healing,

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