Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT) Solutions

Offering enhanced performance and situational awareness ​capabilities – on a platforms that offers interoperability and ongoing innovation.

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Mission-critical solutions

Offering FirstNet users two options of public safety-grade group communications:

FirstNet Push-to-Talk

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True network-integrated broadband push-to-talk service, designed for ease-of-use with innovation at its core.

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FirstNet Rapid Response

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Built on a foundation of LMR innovation and leadership, with rich-media services that enhance situational awareness.

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Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk benefits

Enhanced situational awareness capabilities only available on LTE and 5G

Benefit Details
Capabilities beyond voice-only PTT Add video, location and data services while retaining reliable two-way PTT capabilities. Receive the highest level of traffic prioritization* on the FirstNet network. *Other than mandated emergency calling.
Enhanced coverage Expand beyond the limits of local Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems with nationwide coverage – and better in-building coverage – on the only network built with and for public safety.
Consistent performance Adopt known and familiar LMR functionality and principles with always-on priority for consistent performance.
Inter-agency mutual aid Facilitate mutual aid requests and communication between dispatchers, first responders, and command staff on cellular and LMR platforms.
Security Meet your requirements for performance and reliability with a highly secure service, engineered with geo-redundancy and 24/7/365 monitoring to guard against physical and cyber threats.
Web-based administration Dynamically provision talk group functions and share inter-agency resources for near real-time cross-collaboration.

Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk resources

Hear from the experts on why mission-critical solutions are integral for your team

Del Oro Water company in Chico, California, relied on FirstNet connectivity via a Cradlepoint router when the water company’s terrestrial internet connection was destroyed by the Camp Fire in November, 2018. Now the employees have Sonims on FirstNet and can use push to talk on them when necessary.

eBook: Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk

Revolutionizing public safety communications through modernized LMR.

Get all the details about the transformative potential of Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT) in our free eBook.

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