Werner, Charles
December 2008
Urgent Communications;Dec2008, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p35
Trade Publication
The author looks at the role of type and cost of access in the viability of a nationwide wireless broadband network for public safety in the U.S. He stresses the need to provide priority access on communications to public safety. He cites the importance of financing the network and making the equipment affordable for public-safety agencies. He proposes the creation of the economics of scale needed to lower costs for equipment and services for public safety by a nationwide network shared with a commercial partner.


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