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A weather emergency cancels an FCC forum on public safety broadband communications.
The FCC makes way for the future of interoperability.
Steps have been taken, but more needs to be done. That's the findings of a new report about emergency coordination between agencies. The Government Accountability Office says the two organizations responsible for assisting first responders. Homeland Security and the FCC have not established a common vision for an inter-operable public safety policy. The report calls for better alignment between the FCC's interoperable network and Homeland Security's National Emergency Communications Plan.
Public safety officials are asking for room on the airwaves for a dedicated wireless broadband network for first responders.
May 21, 2009
CRS report highlights potential overlap across government
Overlap of and defining duties at top of list
The new plan seems to be saying Depression-era programs that subsidize rural telephone provision should be redirected to developing broadband access, according to a former undersecretary of Commerce.