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What’s on the horizon for 5G expansion

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According to International Data Corporation, 34% of state and local agencies surveyed are implementing 5G or are planning to do so in the next 18 months. With the expansion of 5G within vehicles and across stations, security continues to top the priority list for agencies.

In this webinar, we discuss the 2024 trends among emergency services agencies as they plan projects for connectivity, security and everything in between.

Join Cradlepoint for a discussion about expected 2024 trends, such as:

  • The growth of 5G and effect on emergency services.
  • The role of security for 5G connectivity.
  • New technologies to consider.


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L - R: Robin Manke-Cassidy, Dave Fontneau, Jason Johnston, Jason Mitchell

Robin Manke-Cassidy is a product and solution marketing leader at Cradlepoint. She joined Cradlepoint after holding a variety of roles within product management and marketing in the mobile, network, and client space. Previously, she spent two decades in enterprise IT management with roles including access, security, data center server management, development, and networking. She holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering degree from Arizona State University. Follow her on Twitter @robinmcassidy.

Dave Fontneau is the Technology Division Director at Orange County Sheriff’s Department. In his role Dave oversees the Orange County 800 MHz Countywide Coordinated Communications System. Serving all 34 cities in the county and some 150 agencies with over 20,000 users, the Orange County system is a national model for interoperability. Having served as Chief of Police in several different communities, Dave brings 37 years of law enforcement leadership to his role with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Dave has an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice Management and is a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police with the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). In his free time Dave is the Executive Director for the non-profit organization, Cops for Kids, Inc. This organization helps children in need and their families.

Born and raised here in Idaho, Jason Johnston has been an IT professional for over twenty years. Double J as we all call him … mastered everything Cradlepoint while developing, deploying, and maintaining a Mobile Data Terminal solution for a local municipalities police and fire departments.

Jason Mitchell leads the Frontline Crisis Response Team - East. During times of crisis and large events his team deploys mission critical communication assets to public safety agencies, emergency operation centers, and Department of Defense units. He also is charged with leading the Frontline Crisis Response Team Logistics organization and Frontline Innovation Program team. While at Verizon, he has also supported government support teams with data products and instituted advanced data solutions for local/state/federal clients. Before entering the Telecommunications industry, Jason served as a Police Officer in the state of Indiana and he currently resides just outside of Indianapolis.