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Chicomm Blog

While Chicago Communications, LLC, was formed on October 1, 2004, our rich history of expertise and service to the Chicagoland area goes back much further—starting with two-way radios and evolving over time to extensive communications solutions across multiple industries.

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Sales Team Profile: Bradley Dorman

Posted by Lisa MacGillivray on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

One of Bradley Dorman’s favorite things about working at Chicago Communication is being able to sit down with customers and talk about real solutions.

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Investing in communications technology such as two-way radios is a smart and responsible decision, whether you’re in public safety, manufacturing, education, healthcare or hospitality. Still, with the sophistication of technology, it’s common to think devices like two-way radios will work as needed for your specific industry right out of the box. But programming two-way radios is often required. Fortunately, this never has to be a show-stopper when it comes to implementing a communications technology solution.

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There are many two-way radios available in the commercial market, and some may sound more attractive than others when it comes to price and performance. Recent court rulings have  underscored the need to clear the air when it comes to evaluating whether “cheap” two-way radios are worth it. Here are three things you should know.

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The manufacturing landscape is getting more competitive, consumer expectations are increasing, and the need to keep the workforce connected is only getting greater. Having the right industrial communications can help. The following are three reasons to invest in technologies like two-way radios to bring people together, break down silos and ensure critical communications get through.

Tags: Wireless Communication, Manufacturing, Digital Two-Way Radios, Facilities Management

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Sales Team Profile: Brad Hessler

Posted by Lisa MacGillivray on Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Meet Brad Hessler.

He’s a sales account executive at Chicago Communications who specializes in telecommunication, video surveillance, and wireless network solutions for commercial markets.

In his role, he helps businesses identify their communications and security needs and connects them with solutions specific to their operations and business goals.

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For professionals in manufacturing, hospitality, transportation, public safety and other commercial industries, effective voice communications and broadband capabilities are essential. This often means more than what is available through personal devices or private mobile radios. To meet this demand, Motorola Solutions has introduced Mototrbo Nitro, an end-to-end enterprise communications solution with premium voice capabilities and lightning-fast private broadband data. 

Tags: Public Safety Communications, Product Spotlight

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Communication is a critical component of any public safety effort. In a school setting, it’s particularly important that administrators, school resource officers and local law enforcement be able to communicate clearly and effectively for a quick and appropriate response. Yet, too often budgets and competing priorities make the price of a communications strategy too high. That’s where school safety grants can help. Here are three things to keep in mind in finding these grants to purchase the vital communications equipment that can support safety and security in schools.

Tags: Education, Safety Solutions

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In our everyday lives, smart phones are powerful instruments, allowing us to connect and communicate just how we need to. But in a professional setting, whether on the plant floor, in the classroom, or during an emergency response, a smart phone is not always enough. Here, we look at whether a smartphone or two-way radio will be more effective for your workforce and operations.

Tags: Two Way Radios, Digital Two-Way Radios

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Efficient, effective communication among first responders, the public, and emergency personnel is crucial in the event of an emergency. Technology is key to ensuring that this communication is accessible and reliable. Here we look at Motorola Command Central and its suite of software applications that can take public safety agencies to the next level to save lives, protect property and safeguard communities.

Tags: Public Safety Communications, Safety Solutions

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