NTIA Comments Regarding Implementing a Nationwide, Broadband, Interoperable Public Safety Network in the 700 MHz Band

Docket Number: 
PS Docket No. 06-229
Date: 
June 10, 2011

NTIA commends the Federal Communications Commission for conscientiously addressing our first responders' communications needs, and continuing to make these needs a priority. Proceeding from the shared vision of an efficient and effective nationwide interoperable public safety wireless broadband network and recognizing this rare opportunity to help realize that vision in the near future, the Administration, in these Comments, highlights important issues in the development of an overarching framework to achieve this common vision and suggests an appropriate course of action.