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Cynergyze is a boutique consulting firm specializing in Public Safety Communications Interoperability. Our staff and partners bring an unusual combination of expertise in the areas of network architecture, business strategies, advanced research, product and standards management.

Specific areas include: 700 MHz Public Safety LTE Broadband, LTE Interconnectivity, Land Mobile Radio (LMR), Project 25 (P25) standards, site analysis and deployment, P25 ISSI/CSSI, P25 Trunking and P25 Conventional systems.

Experienced Resource for your Public Safety LTE Broadband Needs

Cynergyze assists states as they plan for a nationwide public safety broadband network, in all phases of the process, meeting their planning, consultation, education, and outreach activity needs as specified and funded by programs such as the NTIA SLIGP Grant and state development initiatives.

SLIGP broadband grant program FirstNet support consulting services to numerous States:

  • Texas Department of Public Safety (Tx DPS) support of four year bid to achieve long term operational authority of Band 14 Public Safety Broadband spectrum culminating in successful execution of a FirstNet Spectrum Management Lease Agreement (SMLA) on August 15, 2014
  • SLIGP broadband grant program support consulting services to Michigan's Public Safety Broadband Program (MiPSB)

Please contact Cynergyze today to learn more about how we can assist you.

Primary Services

  • NTIA SLIGP Broadband Grant Program Support Consulting Services for FirstNet NPSBN
  • 700 MHz Public Safety LTE Systems and Planning
  • Unit Id Management
  • Wireless Site Analysis, Management and Planning
  • Project 25 Systems and Planning
  • ISSI and Interconnectivity Planning, Deployment, and Management

If you are interested in any of these services, please browse through the Services Overview or Contact Cynergyze to find out more.

Areas of Expertise

Cynergyze tracks the challenges and trends facing the Public Safety communications marketplace, currently in a state of historical change, and specializes in providing executive and technical overviews on a variety of public safety communications technologies and issues.

With a deep expertise in wireless system platforms, the firm brings the expertise from the existing Land Mobile Radio (LMR) communications environments and combines it with in-depth technical knowledge about next generation 3GPP/LTE technologies gained from working closely with the top technologists in the industry.

Cynergyze maintains detailed information on the latest news and activities of waiver recipients, federal agencies, technologies, regulatory obligations, and implementation choices available to Public Safety practitioners and suppliers.

In the News

Chris Wilson, Instrumental Public Safety Communications Technologist Joins Cynergyze Team
December 2014

Chris Wilson recently joined the Cynergyze Team as a senior technologist and consultant with over 38 years of experience in public safety communications. Please see our recent press release.

CEO, Cynthia Wenzel Cole re-appointed to APCO Broadband Committee for 2014-2015 term
July 30, 2014

This committee works with public safety and industry experts on a variety of specific challenges facing Public Safety.

In partnership with Steve Noel, State of Oregon, Cynthia Wenzel Cole will serve as co-chair of an APCO Broadband Subcommittee.
July, 2014

This subcommittee will explore Public, Private Partnership models around PS Broadband site ownership, construction, operation, and management.

CEO, Cynthia Wenzel Cole appointed to the FirstNet PSAC Identity Management Access & Credentialing Subcommittee
July, 2014

This subcommittee, chaired by Harlin McEwen, is scheduled to kick off October 2014.

CEO, Cynthia Wenzel Cole, IWCE 2014 P25 College of Technology Workshop Trunking Instructor
March, 2014

During the IWCE P25 College of Technology Workshop, Cynthia provided an in-depth view of P25 trunking and interfaces for advanced users.

CEO, Cynthia Wenzel Cole publishes "FirstNet Bucks: A Financial Framework" article in MissionCritical Communications
November-December 2013 issue

In the article, Cynthia describes a proposed exchange framework for FirstNet to support the graceful integration of existing government assets into the FirstNet business model. This article expands on some ideas presented in the whitepaper issued this fall by the APCO Broadband Committee's Business Modeling and Benchmarking Subcommittee which was chaired by Cynthia.
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LTE World North America Speaking Engagement
Nov 22, 2013

Cynthia Wenzel Cole, Cynergyze and Bill Schrier, Washington State Office of the CIO, recently spoke on the differences between FirstNet and commercial LTE networks at LTE World North America in Dallas on November 22. A number of key PS BB community members attended and many lively discussions ensued.
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