Sonim XP8 Ultra-rugged Smartphone Supported by New Verizon MCPTT Offering
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonim Technologies (Nasdaq: SONM) today announced that its XP8 Android ultra-rugged smartphone is among the initial devices that are approved for Verizon's new Push-to-Talk Responder mission-critical, interoperable-ready solution.
Verizon Push-to-Talk Responder is built to 3GPP MCPTT standards, complements the capabilities provided by Land Mobile Radio (LMR) networks, and is designed to empower first responders to quickly assess a situation and communicate through text, data and, in the future, live video streaming. The Sonim XP8, which is purpose-built for public safety, includes many features that enhance the PTT experience. Features supported by Push-to-Talk Responder running on XP8 include:
A key feature of Push-to-Talk Responder is the ability to have interoperable voice communications with LMR radios via a solution from Mutualink, a long-time Sonim partner. The Mutualink gateway supports the 3GPP's interworking function (IWF) standard for interoperability.
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