[open-standards] Blog Posts

How to Know If You Have The Right LMR Manufacturer Partner

In the world of land mobile radios, whether you build critical communications networks or use them, it’s essential to forge trusting relationships with partners who will help you succeed. The investment is substantial, the missions are critical, and the stakes are high.

You may be rethinking your existing relationships with LMR manufacturers or looking to expand your product offerings — either way, this guide shares crucial considerations about what to look for when partnering with an LMR manufacturer.

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| Author Nate Maloney, tagged in customer support, interoperability, open standards

What Exactly is Land Mobile Radio?

Whether you’ve realized it or not, you've probably seen Land Mobile Radio systems in use right before your own eyes—by your utility company, a public safety responder, or perhaps within your own organization. But if you’re new to your industry or haven’t yet dealt with LMR systems, it can be a tough concept to grasp.

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| Author Nate Maloney, tagged in interoperability, open standards, LMR, DMR

3 Key Features Of An Adaptable LMR Solution Based On Open Standards

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.

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| Author Leonardo, tagged in lmr solutions, simulcast, open standards, voting, lmr innovation