Boots on the Ground, Water on the Fire wlth XOP Networks Virtual Firebar Quickly Reaching Firefighters on the Go or on the Phone

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Speed is the key to effective firefighting, and fire chiefs and fire agency communicators now have a new way to reach and dispatch fire squads.

Deploy virtually or from a central firehouse

Technology is always changing but one element of firefighting does not the immediate need for manpower.

Telcom & Data introduces a new line of Emergency Communications for Fire Departments with the XOP Networks Enhanced Firebar. The Enhanced Firebar system gets men and machines in motion quickly with features that make it possible to deploy virtually or from a central firehouse to county-wide group of firefighters. By simply picking up a handset or from a cell phone, The Enhanced Firebar makes it possible to reach far-reaching men and women of the fire service.

The XOP’s Firebar Conference System gets the communication, people and water flowing at the blazing speed of a high pressure fire hose while giving fire administrators and managers an adaptable and affordable tool for combining virtual cloud internet technology and proven twisted pair two-wire copper based analog callout systems.

"Technology is always changing but one element of firefighting does not the immediate need for manpower," says former Chicago Fire Commissioner Robert Hoff, a decorated third generation firefighter (and source of the movie BACKDRAFT) who oversaw the Windy City’s largest upgrade in 20 years.

"With its ability to reach landlines, cellphones, stations or SUV’s, the XOP Firebar Ringdown Technology from Telcom-Data makes the manpower come together and gets your people on scene fast and the fire out even faster," adds Hoff. "That saves time, property, money, and most importantly, people!"

Time is running out for old-style copper based TDM technology, but not the timelessness of older legacy systems like the old Firebar service that served a generation well and is still in use today in multivendor environments.

Enhanced Virtual Firebar Mission Critical Conferencing now deploying for the first time adds critical new capabilities while still working with any remaining systems or elements.

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Ricardo Trinidad
Telcom & Data Inc.
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