Public-safety broadband voice is inevitable

April 2010
Urgent Communications;Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p10
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The article discusses the views of public-safety communications officials that Internet Prtotocol (IP)-based broadband technologies would eventually supplant land-mobile radio for the provisioning of public-safety voice communications. It discusses the spectrum problems with the plan of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to allow commercial entity to operate independently from public safety. The article also mentions that the national institute of standards and technology (NIST) is taking into account public safety needs.


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