Wireless Communications Joined The Mobile Communications America Team On March 17, 2016

Wireless Communications

It is with pleasure that we announce First Communications has joined the Mobile Communications America team as of 3/17/2016. Wireless Communications has eight locations in North Carolina; Asheville, Charlotte, Greenville, Jacksonville, Oxford, Raleigh, Wilmington and Winston-Salem. We warmly welcome all 115 employess of Wireless Communications to our team.

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Infinity Technology Distributors & Consulting Services Also Joined The Mobile Communications America Team On March 17, 2016

Infinity Technology Distributors & Consulting Services

As part of the Wireless Comminications acquisition we are alos happy to announce that Infinity Technology Distributors & Consulting Services has joined the Mobile Communications America team as of 3/17/2016. Infinity Technology Distributors & Consulting Services has two branches and has 15 assocoiates.

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First Communications Joins The Mobile Communications America Team

First Communications

It is with pleasure that we announce First Communications has joined the Mobile Communications America team as of 10/23/2015. First Communications brings locations in Fort Walton Beach, Panama City and Tallahassee, Florida as well as a new location in Thomasville, Georgia. We are honored that another longtime Motorola dealer trusts us with the legacy of their name and people and that Motorola trusts us with the future in this important area.

We look forward to continued success and we welcome another region to Mobile Communications America.

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New Texting And Mobile Phone Restrictions For Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Drivers

FMCSA has published new rules that restrict texting and the use of hand-held mobile phones by truck and bus drivers while operating a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).

Research commissioned by FMCSA shows the odds of being involved in a safety-critical event (e.g., crash, near-crash, unintentional lane deviation) are 23.2 times greater for CMV drivers who text while driving than for those who do not. Texting drivers took their eyes off the forward roadway for an average of 4.6 seconds. At 55 mph, this equates to a driver traveling 371 feet, or the approximate length of a football field (including the end zones)—without looking at the roadway!

What exactly is “Texting”?

Texting means manually entering text into, or reading text from, an electronic device.

Texting includes (but is not limited to), short message services, e-mailing, instant messaging, a command or request to access a Web page, pressing more than a single button to initiate or terminate a call using a mobile telephone, or engaging in any other form of electronic text retrieval or entry, for present or future communication.

What does this rule mean to you?

Fines and Penalties - Texting while driving can result in driver disqualification. Penalties can be up to $2,750 for drivers and up to $11,000 for employers who allow or require drivers to use a hand-held communications device for texting while driving.

Disqualification - Multiple convictions for texting while driving a CMV can result in a driver disqualification by FMCSA. Multiple violations of State law prohibiting texting while driving a CMV that requires a CDL is a serious traffic violation that could result in a CDL driver being disqualified for up to 120 days. 

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Optimize Production With Seamless Collaboration

Learn How Manufacturers Are Using MOTOTRBO

The backbone of integrated plant communications is the MOTOTRBO digital two-way radio platform. This complete, flexible and adaptable solution includes two-way digital radios, accessories, applications, systems and support services. MOTOTRBO interconnects personnel and equipment to help plants streamline production, automate processes, manage risk and respond to customers quickly.

MOTOTRBO seamlessly integrates voice, data, text messaging and GPS to help resolve equipment issues and reduce unplanned downtime faster. Employees communicate and collaborate more efficiently and effectively, wherever they work. All while protecting their safety and enhancing overall productivity.

Expect Better Productivity And Better Results

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MGM Resorts Elevates Guest Service With Unified Radio And Broadband Communications

MGM Resorts International® is one of the largest hospitality and entertainment companies in the world. The company’s 15-plus properties are some of the most prestigious luxury brands on the Las Vegas Strip, including MGM Grand, The Mirage, the Monte Carlo, Luxor, Bellagio, Mandalay Bay and Aria.

MGM Resorts needed to pursue a new push-to-talk solution because their existing cellular technology was nearing its end of life. “We used Sprint/Nextel for point to point communication across the company for all our midline and front line employees and some management staff,” says Jim Kimball, Executive Director of Enterprise Telecommunications Services. “So when that push-to-talk system was decommissioned, it created a communication gap that we needed to fill.”

MOTOTORBO opens up a world of possibilities for hospitality staff with crystal-clear audio, integrated voice and data on one device, applications such as text messaging, GPS location tracking, work order ticket management and more. And MOTOTRBO digital radios provide 40 percent longer battery life and greater capacity – essential for round-the-clock operations.

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The New Voice Of The Enterprise: Broadband Push-To-Talk

WAVE Work Group Communications

Push-to-talk (PTT) is no longer a technology-driven term, it is an enterprise-wide capability. It enables teams to communicate instantly, reliably and productively together to improve business and elevate service. Today, broadband networks and devices are so ubiquitous, that any worker can be connected to any device in their pocket or on their desk with real-time communications through PTT. With interoperable broadband PTT, everyone can become part of the conversation without concern about which device or network they use.

Benefit From Enterprise-Wide Communications Like Never Before

A secure broadband PTT application like WAVE™ Work Group Communications enables instant, real-time communication and everywhere connectivity. It streamlines collaboration with Land Mobile Radio (LMR) systems and new technologies, such as 4G LTE broadband, plus a complete array of disparate devices – including two-way radios, smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktop computers and landline phones.

WAVE delivers communication capabilities for agencies, organizations and enterprises like never before. This intuitive suite of software applications helps them create and manage a seamlessly-connected environment by utilizing the technology investments they already have.

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