Can Public Safety Go It Alone?

Drucker, Elliott
February 2009
Wireless Week;2/1/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p22
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the desire of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST) for a shared commercial/public safety network to improve reliability and security. Funding for the network will have to come from the federal government as the financial situation for state and local governments worsen. To make the network as an attractive target for early stimulus spending, the PSST should back off from using 4G air interface technologies.


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