The LMR-to-LTE transition: revolution vs. evolution

Bostic, Michael J.
May 2013
Urgent Communications;May2013, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p24
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The article discusses public safety agencies' transition from land mobile radio (LMR) systems to Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology in the U.S. as of May 2013. It discusses the National Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) that will be built by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). Challenges faced by those seeking to adopt LTE as their public safety communications platform are highlighted. The impact of FirstNet's LTE adoption on the transition is highlighted.


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