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Sonim's Public Safety Ecosystem Evident at IWCE 2016
Years of development and partnerships are making public safety smarter, faster and safer

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonim Technologies, maker of the world's most rugged smartphones for extreme environments, is teaming up with 19 partners at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE), the authoritative annual event for communications technology professionals in the working world.

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"As the ecosystem for public safety solutions has grown, so too has the need for a specialized form factor that can harness these advances in order to make public safety more effective and efficient," said Sonim CEO Bob Plaschke.  "Our close relationship with application partners – many of whom are part of our Ultra-Rugged Android Developer Network – and accessories partners is evidenced by our healthy presence on the showroom floor.  Together, we are actively leading the charge to provide a FirstNet-ready solution for men and women who put their lives on the line every day to protect this country."

Over the past 18 months, Sonim and its technology partners have been working together to develop a better communications solution for public safety.  Sonim combines ultra-rugged mobile devices and industrial accessories with customized cloud applications and services to increase first responder effectiveness and safety at a low total cost of ownership.

"This new wave of technology is already having a tremendous impact on fire, law enforcement, and emergency medical professionals," said Richard Mirgon, a Past President of APCO International, and a member of Sonim's Public Safety Advisory Board.  "Instant, seamless communications, and the rapid exchange of critical data, all through an ultra rugged, Android-based smartphone platform has created a new standard for public safety to share information and better plan for large-scale events.  This in turn improves the safety of the public safety professionals and the people they are sworn to protect."

Sonim's XP7 has proven to be the preferred smartphone used on LTE Band Class 14, FirstNet's high-speed, wireless broadband network dedicated solely to first responders. As a result, a number of federal, state and local agencies have selected Sonim Technologies to participate in large public events, which include:

  • The Big Game XLIX
  • 2015 Alpine World Ski Championships
  • 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego
  • 2015 New Mexico State Fair
  • 2015 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta
  • 2015 Papal Visit in Philadelphia
  • 2016 Rose Parade
  • The Big Game 50
  • 2016 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Sonim solutions can be found at the following booth locations at IWCE:


Booth   2151

Comtech Command & Control Technologies

Booth  322

Ear Phone Connection          

Booth   717

Elbit Systems of America      

Booth   2520


Booth   2455


Booth   735


Booth   2343

Milicom Headsets      

Booth   2551

Parallel Wireless

Booth  227

Phonak Dyplex       

Booth   620

Pryme Radio Communications

Booth   921

Radio IP Software     

Booth   865


Booth   915


Booth   2157


Booth  1576


Booth   1149

Star Solutions 

Booth   1019

Stone Mountain          

Booth   849

Tait Communications

Booth   1545

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Sonim Technologies ( is the provider of mission-critical solutions designed specifically for workers in extreme, hazardous and isolated environments.  The Sonim solution includes ultra-rugged mobile phones, business-process applications and a suite of industrial-grade accessories, collectively designed to increase worker productivity, accountability and safety on the job site.  Sonim's industry-leading, 3-year comprehensive warranty has redefined customer expectations of rugged technology.  The company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif., and offers its products with mobile operators around the world.

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