TITLE

SPRINT NEXTEL: 265 NPSPAC RETUNES COMPLETE

AUTHOR(S)
JACKSON, DONNY
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Nov2008, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on Sprint Nextel's rebanding completion of the 30% non-border National Public Safety Planning Advisory Committee (NPSPAC) licensees. Sprint Nextel has reported to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that 265 of about 900 non-border NPSPAC and expansion-band licensees have configured their 800MHz networks and are now operating on their new frequencies. FCC spokesperson Rob Kenny states that rules will be applied and would require Sprint Nextel to stop operation on the arranged channels in the 800MHz by March 31, 2010.
ACCESSION #
35287517

 

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