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March 27, 2018 | Comments
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and AT&T launched the FirstNet evolved packet core (EPC), meeting the carrier’s goal to deliver the core by the end of March, a year after AT&T signed its 25-year contract to provide public-safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) services. FirstNet officials are still testing the core, and most FirstNet customers will be moved to the core by May.

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March 27, 2018 | Comments
Both AT&T and Verizon announced plans for their respective public-safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) cores this week. Public-safety agencies now have the task of deciding which broadband data service best suits their needs.

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March 26, 2018 | Comments
The FCC announced a streamlined procedure to authorize non-federal public-safety entities to use the 40 channels that the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) designated for interoperability. Under the new procedure, non-federal public-safety entities need obtain only written concurrence from their designated statewide interoperability coordinator (SWIC) or a state-appointed official prior to filing an application with the commission to use the federal interoperability channels.

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March 26, 2018 | Comments
The National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) reactivated its 4.9 GHz working group following the FCC's sixth further notice of proposed rulemaking (FNPRM) last week. Dave Buchanan will chair the group, formed under the NPSTC Spectrum Committee.

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March 23, 2018 | Comments
The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) said asking Congress to repeal the requirement that the T-band spectrum be auctioned is one of its legislative priorities for the year.

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March 23, 2018 | Comments
After many years of comments and recommendations, the FCC proposed action on the public-safety 4.9 GHz band that the commission said would promote more flexible and intensive use of the 4.9 GHz band.

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March 22, 2018 | Comments
Comments to a request for waiver by Flint Hill Resources (FHR) for three UHF channels allocated for use by public-safety entities because of the lack of available industrial/business (IB) spectrum were mixed.

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March 21, 2018 | Comments
Four public-safety associations urged the leaders of the House and Senate to include a line item in the current omnibus funding package for a significant federal grant program to modernize the nation’s 9-1-1 systems.

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March 21, 2018 | Comments
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly used a Rhode Island E911 Summit in Providence to express more concern over 9-1-1 fee diversion and called out Rhode Island for being one of the offenders. New Jersey lawmakers will hold a hearing on the issue, and Oklahoma responded to a letter from O’Rielly.

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March 20, 2018 | Comments
The U.K. Home Office released a tender to test coverage of the nationwide Emergency Services Network (ESN), which will be built on EE’s commercial Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. The coverage assurance solution will include application and server services, data collection and access services, development services, training and support services, and additional optional and associated services, the tender said.

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