Many believe that the advances of commercial wireless services should influence the evolution of emergency communications. However, this evolution faces significant technical, operational and regulatory challenges. In the following videos public safety and policymakers address the major issues at the intersection of wireless communications and Public Safety.
Maine Rep. Stacey Allen-Fitts compares the challenges of design and transparency when creating 911 systems for wireless.
Brian Fontes, CEO of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA), discusses the need to revisit 911 laws and regulations, which were created before wireless was as prolific as it is today.
Homeland Security Bureau Acting Bureau Chief David Furth talks about infrastructure and the importance of making sure it keeps up with innovation.
Charles McKee, Vice President for Government Affairs – Federal and State Regulatory for Sprint, says in a time where consumer expectation may outpace capabilities, carriers are working hard to meet demands in emergencies.
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