FCC weighs Sprint Nextel, public-safety input

August 2008
Urgent Communications;Aug2008, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p9
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The article reports on the request by Sprint Nextel from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for it to allow the carrier to use its 800 megahertz (MHz) interleavened channels for another year. The carrier also asked for a relief from FCC ruling to vacate the interleavened channels by June 26, 2008. It adds that the carrier reasoned to the court that losing its access to the channels would cripple its iDEN services and proposed a staged clearing of the channels for the completion of its rebanding.


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