TITLE

Nextel Promotes Service As Public Safety Backup

AUTHOR(S)
Marek, Sue
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Wireless Week;9/15/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 19, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on a service being promoted by Nextel Communications Inc., to U.S. public safety officials that can alleviate potential interoperability problems and serve as a backup communication system to existing private wireless system. Efforts of the company in discussing interoperability problems to the public safety sector; Features of the service being offered by Nextel; Plans of the company to incorporate additional private wireless features into the service.
ACCESSION #
10811503

 

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