PUBLIC SAFETY ADVOCATE e-newsletter

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.


PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 01.26.2016

Fri Jan 22 10:03:15 2016 When FirstNet released the final RFP it allowed for questions to be asked until February 12, 2016. This is a […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 01.19.2016

Fri Jan 15 12:16:49 2016 FirstNet released the final RFP and today, Friday the 15th from 1-3 pm EST, it is providing a kick-off webinar. […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 01.11.2016

Fri Jan 8 09:52:44 2016 While We Wait for FirstNet A while ago I wrote an article entitled, “While We Wait for FirstNet,” which was […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 01.06.2016

Wed Dec 10 11:53:49 2015 End of 2015 This is the last Public Safety Advocate for 2015, and as required by the writers’ union, I […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 12.28.2015

Thu Dec 17, 17:32:35 2015 Some of the State of New Hampshire’s elected officials and their staffs have been conned, hoodwinked, led down Primrose Lane, […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 12.17.2015

Dec 11 2015 The most important news of the week is, of course, that on December 9, 2015, the FirstNet Board of Directors approved the […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 12.11.2015

For those who do not subscribe to Andy’s Public Safety Advocate Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary, we have decided to include his comments on items […] more

PSA Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary – 12.07.2015

For those who do not subscribe to Andy’s Public Safety Advocate Discovery Patterns Weekly News Summary, we have decided to include his comments on items […] more

FirstNet and the Inspector General’s Report – 12.17.2014

Let’s hope that what comes out of this is more independence for FirstNet, leaving FirstNet to pick up the pace and get this network in the ground and operational. more

Is Partnering with FirstNet Possible? – 09.12.2014

As I see it, no meaningful private discussions means no partners. No partners means no more money for the network. No more money for the network means at some point FirstNet will not be able to continue to function, which means Public Safety will have lost the most important opportunity it will ever have to fix its interoperability problems. more