TITLE

Tough Choices

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Donny
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;May2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the economic downturn on first-responder communications sector. Aside from experiencing cuts in travel budgets and personnel shortages caused by layoffs, the sector reassesses its strategies to cope with the situation like the state of Missouri which reviews an $87.1 million contract with Motorola to build a state public-safety communications system and the state of New York which leverages P25 networks in a systems-of-systems approach. With this, public-safety agencies are relying on grants from federal agencies.
ACCESSION #
39790773

 

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