TITLE

Senate committee supports D Block reallocation

AUTHOR(S)
JACKSON, DONNY
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Oct2010, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a bill proposed by U.S. Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller that would reallocate the D Block to public safety and offer funding for the proposed network's buildout and operation. If approved, the bill would abolish plans for the 10 megahertz (MHz) D Block to be auctioned to commercial wireless carriers. The bill, instead, would allow airwaves to be integrated with adjacent spectrum licensed to the Public Safety Spectrum Trust to offer a 20 MHz spectral foundation for a U.S.-wide public-safety network.
ACCESSION #
54909330

 

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