TITLE

It's time to chart a new course

AUTHOR(S)
Bischoff, Glenn
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Nov2009, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article urges the U.S. Congress to create a separate agency from Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to oversee public-safety communications. It suggests that the new agency should oversee the development of the proposed nationwide broadband network and create a roadmap to improve first-responder communications. The need for a viable funding mechanism for the new agency, should it be created, is also pointed out.
ACCESSION #
45598270

 

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