Network Plans Interest Lawmakers

Rockwell, Mark
October 2006
Wireless Week;10/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p8
Trade Publication
This article talks about alternative public spectrum plans. 30 MHz of spectrum in the upper 700 MHz band is proposed by Cyren Call to be set aside for use by public safety and first responders. Verizon Wireless plans to make use of shared spectrum to establish a nationwide public safety network. According to Kevin Martin, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, he can not change the way spectrum is allocated without Congress changing the laws.


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