Pushing Buttons Blog

Insights, observations, and perspectives on the evolution of push-to-talk, next-generation Push-to-Talk over Cellular (PoC), smartphones with PTT clients, rugged PTT phones, and the related mobile telecommunication ecosystem.

Urgent Communications Podcast interview: Bruce Lawler of Kodiak discusses PTT-over-cellular offering, LMR-augmentation

In a Podcast interview by Dan Jackson of Urgent Communications, Bruce Lawler, chief products officer for Kodiak Networks discusses key features of the company's push-to-talk platform, including…  Continues >

Revamped AT&T Enhanced Push-to-Talk resources page

AT&T has posted a revamped resources page for Enhanced PTT. The pages contains links to customer success stories. EPTT product brochures, a white paper that outlines how EPTT is…  Continues >

Kyocera Brigadier: rugged PTT smartphone. Waterproof. Dustproof.

The Kyocera Brigadier, a IP68-certified and Military Standard 810G Android-based 4G LTE smartphone is now available for use with Verizon's Push to Talk Plus (PTT+) service…  Continues >

Ultra-rugged Sonim XP6 LTE Wi-Fi Android PTT phone

The Sonim XP6 is an ultra-rugged push-to-talk (PTT) smartphone that supports LTE and Wi-Fi. Its extra loud speaker, noise cancellation capability, IP 68 certification, powerful battery, and…  Continues >

Smart meets Rugged: the Kyocera DuraForce is one tough PTT smartphone

AT&T and Kyocera announced yesterday, Monday, Nov. 3, the availability of the DuraForce, a IP68-certified and Military Standard 810G Android-based 4G LTE smartphone that fully supports Enhanced Push-to-Talk…  Continues >

Rugged PTT Phone: Samsung Rugby 4

The latest rugged push-to-talk flip phone from Samsung, the Rugby 4, is now available. The Samsung Rugby 4 runs on 4G HSPA+ and supports Wi-Fi connectivity…  Continues >

KPN Launches 3G and 4G LTE Push-to-Talk service in the Netherlands powered by Kodiak.

KPN, the largest wireless provider in the Netherlands, announced today that it has launched a new Push-to-Talk service built atop Ericsson's cloud and powered by Kodiak…  Continues >

Klein Electronics now offers iOS Accessories for the Push-to-Talk Market

Kodiak-powered Push-to-Talk iOS Accessories include Valor Remote Speaker Microphone, Victory Two-Wire and Triumph Single-Wire Surveillance Earpieces…  Continues >

Kodiak Networks and Think-A-Move Milicom Partner on Next Generation 2-in-1 Phone and Push-to-Talk Headset for Broad Device Compatibility across Kodiak-powered PTT solutions

Think-A-Move (TAM) Milicom 2-in-1 Phone and PTT Headset now Kodiak-powered and Shipping…  Continues >

Kodiak Networks and Stone Mountain, Ltd. Partner on Accessories for the Push-to-Talk Market

Kodiak-powered Push-to-Talk Accessories include Stone Mountain's Phoenix Remote Speaker Mic…  Continues >

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Pushing Buttons Blog is written and maintained by Kodiak Networks. It's contributors are members of Kodiak's product-development and marketing teams.