Digital Alert Systems’ Anne Wakeman To Succeed Jim Heminway

Digital Alert Systems (formerly Monroe Electronics), a global provider of emergency communications solutions for video services providers, today announced that Jim Heminway, Digital Alert Systems’ general manager, vice president and chief operating officer, will formally retire at the end of this year. Anne L. Wakeman, the company’s chief financial officer, began taking on COO responsibilities […]

Smart Spectrum Summit Focus: Public Safety

The upcoming Smart Spectrum Summit will focus on broadcast/broadband hybrid networks for public safety and emergency communications. It’s set for Nov. 18 in Washington and will be keynoted by Michael Poth, FirstNet CEO.

Emergency Responders Ask FCC To Expand LP AM

Broadcasting Vs. Irene: So Far, So Good

As of noon ET Saturday, no TV or radio station had been knocked out by the hurricane, which hit North Carolina and is now moving up the East Coast toward New York, according to the FCC. Some 5,000 homes have lost cable TV service, however.

Markey Cites Value Of Local Broadcasting

Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) emerged as an early champion of broadcasting in a House spectrum hearing Tuesday, at least when it came to providing emergency communications.