TITLE

Ignorance isn't bliss

AUTHOR(S)
TILLES, ALAN
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;May2011, Vol. 29 Issue 5, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take enforcement action toward non-compliant narrowbanding licensees. Fines will also be imposed by the FCC to public-safety licensees without valid authorizations. It emphasizes that the FCC will not grant waivers for poor licensees despite the tough economic times
ACCESSION #
60706653

 

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