Indianapolis Fire Department leverages Cradlepoint's wireless technology

Cradlepoint is helping the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) ensure firefighters have the communications tools needed to keep a population of more than 2 million people safe when and where rescues are needed, the company said.

Serving the 12th largest city in the US, the IFD´s fleet of 43 fire engines and 22 ladder trucks protects 278 square miles of varying landscape, from farms and countryside to the urban centers of Indianapolis.

The IFD has deployed ruggedized Cradlepoint COR IBR1100 LTE routers that protect against environmental hazards and keep firefighters connected at all times.

Cradlepoint provides cloud-based network solutions for connecting people, places, and things over wired and wireless broadband. Founded in 2006, it is a privately held company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with development centers in Silicon Valley and Kelowna, Canada, and offices in the UK, Australia, and Japan.