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September 14, 2015
New Disaster Resilient Interoperable Communications Solution Ensures Inter-Agency Collaboration

Wallingford, CT – Mutualink, Inc. and IP Access International announced a new disaster resilient emergency communications solution for public safety and critical infrastructure entities that enables real time, interoperable voice, video and data communications during major disasters. The solution ensures that agencies maintain critical interoperable communications with other agency partners and critical infrastructure entities, even in cases where traditional communications networks are rendered inoperative. By combining Mutualink’s national always-on interoperable network (known as the IRAPP) with IP Access’ advanced broadband satellite solution, agencies can ensure connectivity with critical partners and services in times of disaster. Mutualink’s rapidly growing IRAPP network is the only emergency interoperability network of its kind, also used in daily operations, with more than 1,000 public safety and critical infrastructure entities participating on a nationwide basis.

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September 9, 2015
Universal Emergency Management Technology Adoption Showcases New York State's Leadership in Disaster Response and Recovery

Wallingford, CT – New York Governor Cuomo’s newly-unveiled “NY Responds” provides advanced emergency management technology from Mutualink to every county in New York State, at no cost to them. With Mutualink’s interoperable communications solution, emergency officials across New York will be able to securely share real-time information with local governments and state agencies. Hundreds of agencies across the U.S. and the globe rely on Mutualink to improve communication and coordination, however, New York is among the first in the nation to implement the technology solution statewide.

How Mutualink Works:

Mutualink integrates telephone, radio, video and file sharing into one interoperable application.
The technology enables emergency managers and first responders to share information securely, seamlessly and in real time.
The Mutualink GUI can be accessed via desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, providing interoperability wherever its users are.

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September 2, 2015
FirstNet in Action: JerseyNet Broadband Network Provides Unobstructed Data Connectivity to First Responders during Atlantic City Concerts

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – New Jersey's first-ever real-world implementation of FirstNet  was an unqualified success, setting a precedent for effectively using the National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) to improve communications, security and situational awareness at large-scale public events. The Atlantic City Police Department, in conjunction with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (OHSP), deployed […]

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September 2, 2015
New Jersey FirstNet project takes center stage in Atlantic City

By: Kelly Hill from RCRWireless News The FirstNet early builder project in New Jersey, known as JerseyNet, provided Band 14 coverage at a pair of recent weekend beach concerts in Atlantic City, enabling the police department to sidestep the usual crashing of their mobile security cameras and actually use the system as it was meant […]

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September 1, 2015
New first responder network passes initial test in Atlantic City

New Jersey’s piece of the nation’s emergency communications broadband network got its first test in August when state and local law enforcement tried it for the first time during two large outdoor concerts in Atlantic City. The inaugural real-world implementation of a wireless broadband network for first responders, known as FirstNet, operated without a hitch.

Members of the Atlantic City Police Department and the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness reported they were able to communicate via radio and cellular channels and share video feeds across the JerseyNet interoperable system during Maroon 5 and Rascal Flats concerts that attracted crowds of nearly 50,000 people each.

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August 11, 2015
Mutualink, partners to demonstrate interoperable capabilities, New Jersey LTE solutions during APCO

Interoperable solutions provider Mutualink and three partners—PMC Associates, Oceus Networks and Hughes—next week will demonstrate their collaborative capabilities that are being deployed in the New Jersey public-safety LTE early-builder project.

Mutualink will show its interoperability capabilities on the show floor—the partnering companies are using combined space in booths 2236, 2238 and 2137 in the exhibit hall at the APCO show in Washington, D.C.—where a trailer with an LTE system on wheels (SOW) and a tactical node will be displayed, according to Mutualink CTO Joe Boucher.

“The system on wheels includes some Mutualink PTT gateway capability, and the tactical node contains additional PTT capability, as well as radio gateways and video gateways,” Boucher said during an interview with IWCE’s Urgent Communications. “Between the system on wheels and the tactical node, these units will be able to offer multimedia collaboration between on-scene agencies, even when there’s no backhaul present to the greater network at large.

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August 10, 2015
Vendors to Highlight JerseyNet Public Safety LTE Deployment at APCO

WASHINGTON - News Highlights: At APCO 2015, PMC Associates, Oceus Networks, Hughes and Mutualink are partnering to demonstrate their collaboration on the JerseyNet public safety LTE deployment. A first-in-the-nation public safety broadband network utilizing deployable 4G LTE nodes, JerseyNet facilitates secure and reliable multimedia communications in both densely populated and rural locations for emergency response situations, as well as planned large-scale public gatherings. As active participants in the JerseyNet project, these companies will share collaboration and implementation strategies, challenges, and lessons learned since the deployment first began in January.

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June 15, 2015
Mutualink Multimedia Gateway to Enable Multi-Agency Collaboration during Department of Defense Exercise

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD – For the fourth consecutive year, Mutualink is playing an integral role as a core capability at the Joint Users Interoperability Communications Exercise (JUICE), the U.S. Army’s premier joint, coalition, and interagency communications event taking place during June. Mutualink’s multimedia interoperable communications and collaboration technology seamlessly and securely connects all participants on demand anywhere in the world – including all branches of the military, federal, state, local governments, and foreign partners – via a resilient, peer-to-peer ad hoc network utilizing any available IP transport to include wireline, wireless and satellite.

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June 11, 2015
Mutualink's Technology Awarded Top Innovation Prize for School Safety

Today Mutualink was awarded CQIA’s Platinum Innovation Prize, Connecticut’s premiere statewide award for innovation. Mutualink was recognized for its secure emergency communications and video sharing platform for schools – Mutualink K12. The K12 system dramatically improves school safety and security by directly linking school radios, telephone, intercom and video systems with police, fire, EMS, hospitals and other entities in emergency situations.

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