"Public Safety Alliance"
The Public Safety Alliance is continuing to make great strides in advancing national policy to allocate an additional 10 MHz of spectrum in the 700 MHz band (D Block) as well as funding to public safety to establish a nationwide broadband network.Read full article
On July 21, the Public Safety Alliance and 40-plus national organizations supporting its position, took their message of public safety D-Block allocation and funding for the nationwide public safety broadband network to Capitol Hill. They were joined by Senators Joe Lieberman and John McCain, who introduced the First Responders Protection Act of 2010 (S. 3625).Read full article
The Public Safety Alliance, a partnership among the nation’s leading public safety associations, announced a national advertising and grassroots campaign, calling on Congress to modify the FCC’s proposed auction of the D Block included in its national broadband plan. The group is comprised of major national organizations representing police, fire and emergency medical services (EMS) agencies — all concerned by the lack of a nationwide interoperable communications network they desperately need to keep America safe and respond to crime, fire, emergencies, acts of terrorism and natural disasters.Read full article