TITLE

Obama Signs D Block Reallocation Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Jackson, Donny
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Fire Chief Exclusive Insight;2/23/2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on U.S. President Barack Obama's signing of the payroll-tax-cut extension legislation into law in March 2012. The law reallocates the 700 MHz D Block spectrum to public safety and provides 7 billion U.S. dollars for the buildout of a nationwide Long-Term Evolution (LTE) network for first responders. The law was welcomed by Harlin McEwen, chairman of the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST).
ACCESSION #
72683907

 

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