Critical Messaging Association
The Critical Messaging Association is the industry association for companies that are dedicated to the wireless delivery of time-sensitive, critical messages. Members consist of network operators, manufacturers and others that combine to deliver reliable, point-to-multi-point simulcast technology and integrated messaging solutions for critical and non-critical communications.
APCO (Association of Public Communications Officials)
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) is an international leader committed to providing complete public safety communications expertise, professional development, technical assistance, advocacy and outreach to benefit our members and the public.
APCO International commits to strengthen our communities by empowering and educating public safety communications professionals.
Project 25 (P25)
Project 25 (P25) refers to a suite of standards for digital radio communication produced through the joint efforts of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International (APCO), the National Association of State Telecommunications Directors (NASTD), selected federal agencies and the National Communications System (NCS), and standardized under the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). The P25 suite of standards involves digital Land Mobile Radio (LMR) services for local, state/provincial and national (federal) public safety organizations and agencies.
NPSTC is a federation of organizations whose mission is to improve public safety communications and interoperability through collaborative leadership.
FirstNet is an independent authority within the U.S. Department of Commerce. Authorized by Congress in 2012, its mission is to develop, build and operate the nationwide, broadband network that equips first responders to save lives and protect U.S. communities.
Utilities Technology Council (UTC)
The Utilities Technology Council (UTC) is a global association focused on the intersection of telecommunications and utility infrastructure. UTC gives voice to the men and women in the utility workforce who create and maintain critical communications systems that help keep the lights and the water flowing. UTC sits at the nexus between the energy and telecommunications industries, which are rapidly converging and becoming more interdependent.
International Association of Fire Chiefs
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide; our members are the world’s leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, and public safety policy.