Mission-Critical Push-to-Talk​

Offering higher performance and expanding situational awareness​ capabilities – on a platform that offers interoperability and ongoing innovation.​

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What is Mission Critical Push-to-Talk?​

Mission Critical Push-to-Talk (MCPTT) offers FirstNet users public safety-grade group communications, delivering a familiar LMR audio experience with enhanced situational awareness capabilities only available on LTE and 5G. MCPTT delivers on our promise to modernize public safety communications and continue to evolve to meet mission critical standards. With MCPTT, you can: ​

  • Talk, text and send video with confidence in your audio quality​

  • Communicate seamlessly between FirstNet PTT and LMR users​

  • Get messaging and location services and stream video, all built to 3GPP standards​

  • Free up LMR capacity, and save on device costs​

  • Connect with other agencies across the country via mutual aid requests​

  • Execute essential group communications​​

Offering two Mission Critical Push-to-Talk solutions​

Rapid Response

  • User profiles and roles

    Allows admins to manage users through templates​.

  • Operational status messaging

    Quickly send instant messages to dispatchers or authorized users in talk groups​.

  • Emergency calling

    Users can declare a state of emergency, which prioritizes their call over all others​.

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FirstNet Push-to-Talk

  • More than PTT voice calls

    Location services, file sharing and video streaming​.

  • LMR to LTE interoperability​

    Extend communications beyond their existing LMR footprint by shifting users to LTE devices.

  • Manage FirstNet PTT via FirstNet Central​

    Create talk groups, subgroups and request mutual aid from other agencies​.

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