Public-safety Groups Back Nextel's Waiver Request

Vaughan, Allyson
January 2001
Wireless Week;01/15/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p5
Trade Publication
Discusses the support of public-safety groups to the waiver request of Nextel Communications Inc. and Hawaiian Wireless Inc. to the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Criticism on the donation of Nextel to supporters of Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International Inc. and the National Emergency Number Association; Information on the caller-location systems,a 911 mandate; Consequences if FCC approves the waiver.


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