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2017

May 2, 2017

RCR Wireless News

The first month of FirstNet: AT&T preps preemption; Motorola acquires PTT firm

May 1, 2017

Urgent Communications

Motorola Solution buying Kodiak to enhance broadband push-to-talk position

March 31, 2017

Urgent Communications

Kodiak: Bruce Lawler highlights rural deployment, application integrations, MCPTT future

March 31, 2017

Mission Critical Communications

Users in Opt-In States to Immediately Have Priority Service on AT&T Network

March 31, 2017

Urgent Communications

Officials promise preemption for public-safety subscribers across FirstNet and AT&T networks

March 30, 2017

Urgent Communications

It’s official: AT&T awarded historic FirstNet contract

March 29, 2017

Urgent Communications

Fairfax County (Va.): Mike Newburn discusses new state law letting school-bus drivers use push-to-talk over cellular (PoC) and LMR

March 28, 2017

Officer

Visit Kodiak at IWCE 2017

March 28, 2017

Urgent Communications

FirstNet board votes to proceed with contract, AT&T award expected this week

March 17, 2017

Urgent Communications

Judge rules for U.S. government in FirstNet court case, clearing path for expected AT&T award

March 9, 2017

9-1-1 Magazine

Kodiak Completes Interoperability Testing for Zetron’s MAX Dispatch

March 3, 2017

APCO

Kodiak Completes Interoperability Testing for Zetron’s MAX Dispatch

March 1, 2017

LinkedIn

Zetron Taking Orders for AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk service Integration with MAX Dispatch

February 16, 2017

Urgent Communications

Final written briefs submitted in FirstNet protest case, court to determine next step

January 24, 2017

Urgent Communications

Commerce Secretary nominee Ross expresses support for ‘concept’ of FirstNet

January 10, 2017

Urgent Communications

Uncertain delays create timing issues for states, public safety in preparation for FirstNet

January 5, 2017

Verizon Press Release

The Kyocera DuraForce PRO is the perfect rugged smartphone for anyone that works hard and plays harder

January 3, 2017

Kyocera Press Release

Kyocera DuraForce PRO Earns CES 2017 Innovation Award

2016

December 4, 2016

NPSTC Blog

Rivada Mercury Sues Over ‘Wrongful Exclusion’ from FirstNet Procurement

December 2, 2016

Urgent Communications

AT&T is apparent selection to build FirstNet, as Rivada Mercury files protest over elimination from bid

November 29, 2016

Telecom News

HOT Mobile Launches MIRS 4G PTT in Israel

November 29, 2016

New-Tech Magazine

HOT Mobile Israel Launches the MIRS 4G PTT Mobile Solution

November 30, 2016

The Marker

Taxi drivers line? HOT Mobile launches PTT application

November 28, 2016

MissionCritical Communications

Technology Innovations / Advances in Push to Talk, page 35

November 29, 2016

LTE-Applications.com

HOT Mobile Selects Kodiak for Next-Generation Broadband PTT Service

November 2, 2016

Urgent Communications

FirstNet will follow federal procurement rules, but delays in the process will not be allowed, CEO Poth says

October 27, 2016

Urgent Communications

FirstNet contractor will not be announced by Nov. 1 target date, according to FirstNet CEO Poth

October 20, 2016

Urgent Communications

What the elimination of pdvWireless may indicate about the timing of the overall FirstNet project

October 4, 2016

Urgent Communications

PTT-over-cellular improvements could impact new private LMR network builds within five years, speakers say

October 3, 2016

MissionCritical Communications

FirstNet’s Kennedy Provides Update on State Plans, User Base

October 3, 2016

MissionCritical Communications

3GPP Moves Forward on 5G, Mission-Critical Features

September 16, 2016

Utility Products

Utility equipment: Optimized hands-free communication

September 8, 2016

Field Technologies Online

Pryme iPhone Compatible Bluetooth Accessories Optimize Kodiak Broadband Push-To-Talk Solutions For Industries Worldwide

August 29, 2016

AT&T Press Release

Order the Kyocera DuraForce PRO with AT&T Starting Aug. 31

August 25, 2016

Urgent Communications

PTT-over-cellular solutions make compelling case for LMR replacement, webinar speakers say

August 23, 2016

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Becomes Primary Mobility Provider for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division

August 19, 2016

Urgent Communications

City of Richardson (Texas): Steve Graves describes transition from LMR to enhanced PTT offering

August 18, 2016

Urgent Communications

Fairfax County: Michael Newburn explains replacement of general-government LMR system with carrier enhanced PTT service

August 16, 2016

MissionCritical Communications

AT&T Enhances Interoperability for Public Sector and Public-Safety Networks

August 15, 2016

AT&T Announcement

AT&T to Carry the Kyocera DuraForce PRO

August 15, 2016

HDT Truckinginfo

AT&T Launches Telematics Solution for Commercial Fleets

August 15, 2016

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Enhances Interoperability for Public Sector and Public Safety Networks

August 11, 2016

Airbus DS Press Release

Airbus DS Communications Completes Pilot for ISSI-based LMR Interoperability Solution

August 8, 2016

LTE Applications

PRYME, Klein Electronics and VXI Corporation to certify Kodiak carrier-integrated PTT solution

July 14, 2016

Pekin Daily Times

Council approves wireless communications for school buses

June 8, 2016

LTE Applications

AT&T and Zetron Join Forces to Market Industry-leading Integrated PoC Solutions

May 24, 2016

Critical Control Room World

Zetron to Highlight Kodiak LTE PoC & Data Dispatching at CCW Amsterdam 2016

May 3, 2016

Urgent Communications

AT&T highlights dispatch interoperability, efforts to make enhanced PTT services better for enterprises

March 25, 2016

Urgent Communications

Kodiak: Bruce Lawler outlines company's readiness for FirstNet, smooth migration path to MCPTT-over-LTE standard

January 11, 2016

Fierce Wireless

AT&T's desire to bid on FirstNet could pique Verizon's interest

2015

Aug 13, 2015

Airbus DS Press Release

Airbus DS Communications and Kodiak Join Forces to Link Land Mobile Radios and Push-to-Talk Phones

May 4, 2015

AT&T Press Release

AT&T to Carry the Sonim XP5 with Integrated Enhanced Push-to-Talk

March 20, 2015

Fierce Mobile IT

Push-to-talk updates from AT&T aim to optimize field worker communication

March 18, 2015

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Enhanced Push-To-Talk Improves Business Mobility, Expands To New Markets

March 13, 2015

Zetron Press Release

Zetron and Kodiak Partner to Integrate Broadband PTT with Zetron Consoles [PDF]

March 11, 2015

Zetron Press Release

Zetron to Highlight New Products, Live Systems, and Total Control-room Solutions at IWCE [PDF]
Zetron to Highlight New Products, Live Systems, and Total Control-room Solutions at IWCE [LawOfficer.com]

Jan. 19, 2015

PCC Mobile Broadband

Verizon Wireless Debuts Push to Talk Plus on Samsung Galaxy S5 & Others, Leverages Kodiak Networks' PTT Platform

2014

November 5, 2014

Telecom Lead

Ericsson powers KPN cloud-based push-to-talk service in Europe

Mobile Europe

KPN brings cloud-based PTT to Europe

Ericsson Press Release

KPN launches cloud-based push-to-talk in the Netherlands powered by Kodiak Networks

October 6, 2014

AT&T Press Release

The Samsung Rugby 4, to Arrive Exclusively at AT&T Oct. 10

September 29, 2014

Market Wired

AdvanceTec introduces the AdvanceRSM™ Push-to-Talk (PTT) Remote Speaker Mic (RSM)

Razorsight News

Kodiak Networks Selects Razorsight for Advanced PTT Data Analytics

August 24, 2014

Android Headlines

Verizon Introduces Push To Talk Services For Business Accounts

August 9, 2014

Tech Times

Verizon gives some Android smartphones push-to-talk features. Walkie-talkies are back

August 8, 2014

Fierce Wireless

Verizon adds Kodiak-powered enhanced PTT service for select Android phones for $5/month

August 7, 2014

Verizon News Center

Verizon Push to Talk Gets a 4G Upgrade

CNet

Verizon adds Push to Talk Plus to Galaxy S5, more

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Enhanced Push-To-Talk Offers More Devices, Features and Functionality Than Ever Before

Kodiak Blog

Verizon Wireless launches Push to Talk Plus that leverages America's largest and most-reliable 4G LTE network and powered by Kodiak Networks' InstaPoC platform

Verizon News

Push to Talk Plus Now Available on Select 4G LTE Devices from Verizon

August 5, 2014

Telecompaper

AT&T to carry Samsung Rugby 4 push-to-talk phone

May 7, 2014

MetTel Press Release

MetTel Adds AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk to Growing Portfolio of Wireless Services

February 18, 2014

The Register

Ericsson and Kodiak in Europe WALKIE-TALKIE-style push-to-talk push

February 17, 2014

PC World

Ericsson and Kodiak launch hosted push-to-talk platform in Europe

Ericsson Press Release

Ericsson and Kodiak introduce 4G-compatible cloud-based push-to-talk (PTT) service in Europe

2013

November 13, 2013

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Expands Enhanced Push-to-Talk Capabilities, Including New Workforce Management Features

October 25, 2013

Sasktel Press Release

SaskTel and Kodiak Networks Launch Next Generation “4G Push-to-Talk” Service

July 22, 2013

Wireless Week

C Spire Launching Push-To-Talk Service

C Spire Press Release

C Spire Business Solutions Launches New Push-To-Talk Service

Ericsson Press Release

C Spire Business Solutions Selects Ericsson for IP-Based Push-to-Talk Cloud Services

July 15, 2013

AT&T Press Release

MJ&S Transportation Goes the Extra Mile with AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk and Mobile Workforce Management Solutions

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Expands Enhanced Push-to-Talk with New Sonim Rugged Mobile Devices

June 25, 2013

Bell/Sonim Press Release

Sonim next generation super-tough Push-to-Talk 'BOLT' phones exclusive to Bell

June 20, 2013

AT&T Press Release

AT&T and NEC Introduce Ultra-Rugged Smartphone Designed for Hard Work, Real Life

June 10, 2013

AT&T Press Release

AT&T First U.S. Carrier to Offer Enhanced Push-to-Talk on iPhone Through New App Available to Business Customers

May 20, 2013

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Improves Republic Services' Speed And Safety With Enhanced Push-to-Talk

2012

December 3, 2012

Fleet Owner

Push is on to grow push-to-talk network

November 23, 2012

Wall Street Journal

Wireless Firms Chase Push to Talk

November 13, 2012

Phone News

AT&T Launches Enhanced PTT Service for Business Powered By LTE

Computer World

AT&T takes on Sprint in push-to-talk services

PC Mag

AT&T Boosts Push-to-Talk Network, Adds Samsung, Sonim Phones

Wireless Week

AT&T Launches Enhanced PTT Service

AllThingsD

AT&T Takes Aim at Sprint's Remaining Nextel Customers

AT&T Press Release

A Perfect Match: Enhanced Push-to-Talk and Rugged Phones from AT&T

September 18, 2012

AT&T Press Release

AT&T Opens Registration for Enhanced Push-To-Talk Service

September 17, 2012

Fierce Wireless

AT&T to chase Sprint iDEN subs with November launch of Enhanced PTT service

August 20, 2012

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank Announces Board of Directors for the First Responder Network Authority

Government Technology (govtech.com)

FirstNet Board Filled by Public Safety Officials, Telecom Execs

June 26, 2012

Biztimes.com

AT&T to expand Push to Talk capabilities

Kansas City Star

AT&T enters battle for push-to-talk customers, plans KC demonstration in October

Fierce Wireless

AT&T hopes to attract former Sprint iDEN customers with new service

AT&T Press Release

AT&T expands customer trials for enhanced push-to-talk solution

April 24, 2012

Bell Press Releases

Bell launches next-generation mobile Push-to-talk service today [powered by Kodiak InstaPoC™]

Sonim XP5520 BOLT launches exclusively on Bell's next generation PTT network

Feb. 22, 2012

Fierce Wireless

AT&T launches trials for enhanced push-to-talk services

Feb. 22, 2012

Engadget

AT&T launches pilot program for expanded push-to-talk services

Feb. 21, 2012

Techcrunch

AT&T Launches Enhanced Push-To-Talk Smartphone Trial For Businesses

Feb. 21, 2012

AT&T Press Release

Connection in an Instant: Customers to Trial Enhanced Push To Talk Services from AT&T [powered by Kodiak InstaPoC™]

Previous

Oct. 28, 2010

indlawnews.com

Reliance Communications enters into a partnership with US based Kodiak Networks

May 8, 2010

IntoMobile

Verizon introduces "Group Communication", brings back the once popular party lines

May 8, 2010

Phone Scoop

Verizon Wireless Rolls Out Group Calling Service

May 8, 2010

Mobile Burn

Verizon Wireless launches Group Communication service

May 8, 2010

Wireless Week

Verizon Launches Group Communication Service

May 8, 2010

RCR Wireless News

Verizon Wireless expands group calling options

May 8, 2010

FierceMobileContent

Verizon debuts new group calling service; AT&T, Pantech release Pursuit

Feb. 16, 2010

TeleGeography

Movistar launches push to talk service