Talking points

September 2008
Urgent Communications;Sep2008, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p20
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of broadband networks in voice applications. Broadband technologies have been increasingly used by the public safety community in recent years. First-responder agencies have been benefited by leveraging high-speed networks that Internet Protocol (IP)-based applications, such as remote reporting, identification and mapping. However, the technology's capacity to accommodate the relatively low bandwidth requirements of voice has not been maximized by public-safety agencies.


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