FCC to Hold Technical Panel on 700MHz Public Safety Broadband Network

March 12, 2010

Washington - Mar 12, 2010 - The Federal Communications Commission's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau will hold a technical panel on March 17, 2010, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET to discuss the 700MHz nationwide interoperable public safety wireless broadband network. The panel will be held in the Commission Meeting Room (TW-C305).

The panel will provide viewpoints on the technical design, operation and evolution of the public safety wireless broadband network. Issues to be addressed will include:

  • Technical standards to ensure interoperability
  • Network coverage, reliability and capacity
  • Opportunities to leverage commercial technology to lower public safety network and equipment costs
  • Technical issues associated with roaming and priority access

    Audio/video coverage of the meeting will be streamed live at www.fcc.gov/live.

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