Intrado® THOR Shield® to provide venue for broadband LTE connectivity
to Next-Generation 9-1-1
LONGMONT, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Intrado, a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology solutions and a
subsidiary of West Corporation, today announced that it will be an
integral part of the Adams County Communications Center (ADCOM) June 6
FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network demonstration event.
ADCOM and Intrado will use the capabilities of Intrado’s mobile
communications and command center, THOR Shield, to provide a unique
environment to demonstrate the integration of the broadband LTE
technology being deployed by FirstNet with NextGen 9-1-1 emergency
“The FirstNet initiative is crucial to the evolution of public safety
emergency communications,” said Steve Lowe, Senior Vice President,
Intrado. “By working with ADCOM in this pilot demonstration of the
FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network, we will showcase leading edge
technology connecting NextGen 9-1-1 with wireless broadband
"The citizens of Colorado should be proud to take the lead in
implementing this cutting-edge technology that may become the
standard-bearer for how public-safety communications networks are soon
implemented throughout the country," said Bill Malone, executive
director of Adams County Communications Center. "Our first responders’
missions require the ability to have the very best communications
technology, enabling them to provide the public the best outcomes for
the safety and well being of the citizens in Colorado."
ADCOM is the first public safety agency in the nation to deploy a
broadband LTE network under the FirstNet umbrella.
In business for more than 30 years, Intrado, a subsidiary of West
Corporation, has maintained a focus and passion for saving lives and
supporting the needs of public safety. Agencies and telecommunication
services providers throughout the world depend on Intrado for emergency
communication services and technology. Intrado’s dedicated focus on
emergency communications technology allows the company to continue
pioneering network innovations that improve emergency response. For more
information, visit www.intrado.com.
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Alexis Braden, 415-264-4143