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Public Hearing on Public Safety Interoperable Communications -
The 700 MHz Band Proceeding
Brooklyn, New York - July 30, 2008

The Commission hears from expert panelists regarding public safety interoperable communications and the 700 MHz D Block proceeding. Experts from public safety, 911 commission, NYC government, state governments, and communications industry discuss ways to bring vitally important interoperable communications to America's first responders.


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Statements & Presentations

FCC Commissioners:

  • Kevin J. Martin
    FCC Chairman

  • Michael J. Copps
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

  • Jonathan S. Adelstein
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

  • Deborah Taylor Tate
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat

  • Robert M. McDowell
    FCC Commissioner
    Statement: Word | Acrobat


Panel Discussion 1 - Achieving a Nationwide Interoperable Broadband Network for Public Safety:

  • Salvatore J. Cassano
    Chief, New York City Fire Department
    Statement

  • Charles F. Dowd
    Deputy Chief, Commanding Officer, Communications Division, New York City Police Department
    Statement

  • John J. Farmer, Jr.
    Former Attorney General, New Jersey; Senior Counsel, 9/11 Commission
    Statement

  • Robert Gurss
    Association of Public Safety Communications Officials-International
    Statement

  • Harlin McEwen
    Chairman, Public Safety Spectrum Trust Corporation
    Statement

  • Steven H. Proctor
    Executive Director, Utah Communications Agency Network (UCAN)
    Statement


Panel Discussion 2 - Commercial Considerations of a Shared Public Safety Broadband Network:

  • Stacey Black
    Executive Director-Market Development, AT&T, Inc.
    Statement

  • Don Brittingham
    Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs, Policy and Communication, Verizon Corporation
    Statement

  • LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr.
    Chairman of the Board, United States Cellular Corp.
    Statement

  • Larry Krevor
    Vice President – Spectrum, Sprint Nextel
    Statement

  • Jennifer A. Manner
    Chairman, Satellite Industry Association
    Statement

  • Stagg Newman
    Principal, Pisgah Comm Consulting
    Statement


Panel Discussion 3 - Technical Considerations of a Public Safety Broadband Network:

  • William J. Andrle, Jr.
    Wireless Alliances and Spectrum Strategy, Vice President, Northrop Grumman Information Technology
    Statement

  • Paul J. Cosgrave
    Commissioner, New York Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications
    Statement

  • Leonard Fatica
    Alcatel-Lucent
    Statement

  • Stu Overby
    Senior Director of Global Spectrum Strategy, Motorola
    Statement

  • Douglas C. Smith
    CEO and President, Ericsson Federal Inc.
    Statement

  • Richard Taylor
    Senior Principal Engineer, System Design Technology, M/ACom Wireless Systems Division
    Statement


Related Documents

7/28/08
FCC Announces Panelists for Public En Banc Hearing at Brooklyn Borough Hall on Public Safety Interoperable Communications — The 700 MHz Band Proceeding.
News Release: Word | Acrobat

7/21/08
FCC Announces Public En Banc Hearing in Brooklyn, NY on Public Safety Interoperable Communications and the 700 MHz D Block Proceeding.
News Release: Word | Acrobat




last reviewed/updated on November 15, 2008  


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