Good Spectrum Policy Can Foster Safety

September 2011
Multichannel News;9/19/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 35, p51
In this article, the author discusses the impact of the East Coast Earthquake and Hurricane Irene. He is critical that the hurricane has affected 6,500 of the about 46,000 cell sites in the U.S., in which mostly were affected by power disruptions, backhaul problems, and post-hurricane flooding. Also investigated is the 2005 digital television (DTV) Transition and Public Safety Act passed by the U.S. Congress to achieve the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission.


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