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NTIA Suspends Further Construction on LA-RICS Public-Safety LTE Project

Construction on the public-safety LTE system being built by the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) has been suspended, according to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), which administers the federal grant funding most of the project. “Given the … Continue reading

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LA-RICS public-safety LTE project in peril after LA City Council votes to stop construction

Los Angeles City Council members yesterday unanimously voted to halt construction of Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System (LA-RICS) public-safety LTE cell sites in the city—a move that could undermine the largest first-responder broadband project in the country, according to several … Continue reading

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A New Hurdle for L.A. County Emergency-Radio Effort: Cell Tower Fears

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, local governments began talking about a new emergency communications plan that would connect every cop and firefighter in Los Angeles County on one system. But to the dismay of many, the radio network is still … Continue reading

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Vandals Topple Northern California Radio Tower

Authorities suspect that vandals late on July 28 or early on July 29 cut several guy wires supporting the Rocky Ridge radio tower in the hills of the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness above San Ramon and Danville, causing the 200 … Continue reading

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Two Communications Towers to Go Up in Whittier, Puente Hills for Emergency Response System

Los Angeles County officials are looking to ensure that its 34,000 first responders are linked to one another and can communicate instantaneously in the event of a large-scale crisis or other catastrophic emergency – an issue that became nearly impossible … Continue reading

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