Understand the turf

Bischoff, Glenn
July 2010
Urgent Communications;Jul2010, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p4
Trade Publication
In this article the author discusses the building of a nationwide broadband network, the 700 MHz D Block spectrum, for the public-safety sector. It is suggested that reallocating the broadband network for first-responder use would give public safety a 20 MHz-wide block of spectrum which is needed especially for incidents involving a multi-jurisdictional response. Also stated is that such move demands new legislation from the Congress and that the funding needed for the network might be withheld.


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