When anything significant takes place in the wireless industry that will affect the Public Safety community, Andrew Seybold can be counted on to take a hard look at it and then provide readers with straight answers about the promise, the reality, and the hype. He is Public Safety's Advocate before the FCC and the commercial wireless industry.

Deeply involved in the Public Safety community, he brings to his advocacy experiences gained over 40 years as a first responder, commercial vendor, consultant, writer, and educator as well as a grounding in the emerging world of wireless broadband communications.

When the noise level reaches a fever pitch, look to Andrew Seybold to provide a voice of reason that clarifies complex issues and provides invaluable insight that can be acted upon.

Public Safety Advocate Weekly News – 08.29.2016

Fri Aug 26 14:25:56 2016 I missed APCO, but I have been following the many articles and tweets and gained a sense of the flavor […] more

Public Safety Advocate August 12 2016 – 08.15.2016

Fri Aug 12 13:55:23 2016 Fact Checking  During my last few years of high school and first years of college I worked for my father […] more

Public Safety Advocate Discovery Patterns – 08.09.2016

Sat Aug 6 13:09:16 2016 Bitten by an Internet Outage  Long, sad, story, the end result of which was an Internet outage that lasted the […] more

Public Safety Advocate Discovery Patterns News Summary – 08.01.2016

Fri Jul 29 13:53:55 2016 On July 28, 2016, I presented a webinar for IWCE/Urgent Communications entitled, “The Transition from LMR to LTE.” I have […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 07.27.2016

Fri Jul 22 11:06:07 2016 NTIA Publishes State Opt-Out Guidelines  This week NTIA released a document that will have a significant impact on states considering […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns News Summary for the Week – 07.18.2016

Thu Jul 14 20:00:39 2016 The annual APCO conference is only about a month away. It is being held in Orlando this year and the […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 07.13.2016

Fri Jul 8 12:58:39 2016 As you can see from the subject line we are still experimenting with our title. It now appears as though […] more

Public Safety Weekly Round-Up – 07.13.2016

Fri Jul 1 13:35:02 2016 Preparing for the Network  This week FirstNet held both its committee and board of director’s meetings in Chicago. During these […] more

PSA Weekly Round-Up – 06.28.2016

Thu Jun 23 20:08:23 2016 On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, the U. S. Senate had its chance to call on FirstNet and others to provide […] more

Public Safety Advocate – 06.20.2016

Fri Jun 17 12:36:32 2016 We now know who at least two of the FirstNet bidders are. In addition to the announcement by Rivada and […] more