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Author: David Wise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: monitoring, hamper, federal, efforts, collaboration, limited, communications, vulnerabilities, remain, emergency
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437919863
ISBN-13: 9781437919868

Emergency communications breakdowns undermined response efforts during terrorist attacks in 2001 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In response, federal agencies like the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have increased efforts to enhance emergency communications. This report identifies: (1) vulnerabilities, if any, to emergency communications systems; (2) federal assistance available or planned to first responders for addressing vulnerabilities or enhancing emergency communications; and (3) challenges, if any, with federal emergency communications e

Author: Congress. House committees, Linda D. Koontz, Willi
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: communications, interoperability, improve, remains, responders, work, first
Number of Pages: 76
Published: 2007-08-01
ISBN-10: 1422315355
ISBN-13: 9781422315354

As the first to respond to natural disaster, domestic terrorism, & other emergencies, public safety agencies rely on timely communications across multiple disciplines & jurisdictions. It is vital to the safety & effectiveness of first responders that their electronic communications systems enable them to communicate with whomever they need to, when they need to, & when they are authorized to do so. This report determines, among other things: (1) the extent to which Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) funding & technical assistance has helped to improve interoperable communications in selected sta

Author: William O. Jenkins
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: emergency, communications, coordination, challenges, interagency, center, establishment, preparedness, related
Number of Pages: 31
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437924557
ISBN-13: 9781437924558

A report on: (1) actions taken by the Department of Homeland Securityżs (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC) to establish the Emergency Communications Preparedness Center (ECPC): and (2) challenges OEC and ECPC officials reported that could affect interagency coordination through ECPC. ECPC is composed of 5 statutorily-mandated members ż DHS, the FCC, and the Departments of Commerce, DoD, and DoJ ż and seven additional departments and agencies which were invited to participate as members. The 12 members play key roles in emergency communications efforts. In accordance with the ECP

Author: Linda K. Moore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, issues, congress, resources, spectrum, safety, communications, public
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437930204
ISBN-13: 9781437930207

Effective emergency response is dependent on wireless communications. To minimize communications failures during and after a crisis requires ongoing improvements in emergencycommunications capacity and capability. The availability of radio frequency spectrum is considered essential to developing a modern, interoperable communications network for public safety. Equally critical is building the radio network to use this spectrum. Contents of this report: (1) The Issues Before Congress; (2) Proposals for Spectrum Assignment: Broadband Plans and the D Block; (3) Providing Structure: Funding: Gover

Author: United States International Trade Commission
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: cellular, communications, industries, technology, competitiveness, advanced, global
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 1993-02-01
ISBN-10: 078810425X
ISBN-13: 9780788104251

Examines the global competitiveness of the U.S. cellular communications industry. Covers: cellular service providers, cellular network equipment manufacturers, and cellular phone manufacturers. Focuses principally on cellular communications industries in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Includes: government policies, regulatory and trade impediments, and R&D financing and expenditures. Glossary. Charts, tables and graphs.

Author: Emmis Communications
Publisher: Emmis Communications
Keywords: magazine, cincinnati
Number of Pages: 218
Published: 2009-04
eBookDB-ID: 07468210

Cincinnati Magazine taps into the DNA of the city, exploring shopping, dining, living, and culture and giving readers a ringside seat on the issues shaping the region.

Author: Amy D. Abramowitz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: satellite, communications, international, issues, competition, telecommunications
Number of Pages: 80
Published: 1998-02-01
ISBN-10: 0788143085
ISBN-13: 9780788143083

In recent years, several private companies trying to establish international communications satellite systems have expressed concerns about the existence of competitive disadvantages that inhibit their entry into the market. Because of the interest in fostering competition in telecommunications, this report (1) describes the institutional framework for providing international communications satellite services, (2) identifies elements of that framework that appear to hinder competition, and (3) discusses some of the key options that could resolve the competitive issues identified. Charts and ta
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