TITLE

FCC'S Barnett: Network funding still a concern

AUTHOR(S)
JACKSON, DONNY
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Sep2010, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a concern raised by Jamie Barnett of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about the difficulty in funding the 700 megahertz (MHz) D Block spectrum for the proposed public-safety broadband network. He stressed the need for the spectrum to be auctioned and cited that debate should continue on several key issues related to this network, including roaming and funding for the network. According to Barnett, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski is deciding whether to start a proceeding to set rules for such an auction.
ACCESSION #
53920851

 

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