Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Motorola Solutions Completes Phase 1 Public Safety LTE Tests

Motorola Solutions completed all sections of the Public Safety Communications Research Program (PSCR) LTE Demonstration Network Test Plan, Phase 1 in Boulder, Colorado.

Motorola supplied LTE infrastructure equipment, user devices and public safety applications to validate proper operation of the system.

Two additional testing phases remain: Phase 2 System and Node Level Testing, and Phase 3 Advanced Features, Conformance, Interoperability and Roaming Testing. Motorola is installing a Public Safety LTE core now and integrating other necessary equipment at the NIST Colorado facility in early 2012 to facilitate optimal Phase 2 and Phase 3 testing.

Motorola previously announced the first commercial release of standards-based LTE technology to public safety, with shipments beginning on Nov. 11, 2011. As Motorola continues to deploy LTE networks nationwide, participation with PSCR in their testing of Public Safety LTE equipment will continue as prescribed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help ensure interoperability between various LTE deployments using the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST) block of spectrum.