Sunday, September 11, 2011

American Jobs Act Includes Spectrum Provision

The American Jobs Act presented by President Obama highlights urges support for the bipartisan legislation from Senators Rockefeller and Hutchison, including an investment to develop and deploy a nationwide, interoperable wireless network for public safety. The plan includes reallocating the D Block for public safety (costing $3 billion) and $7 billion to support the deployment of this network and technological development to tailor the network to meet public safety requirements.