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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: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: ocde, communications, des, perspectives
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2005-09-15
ISBN-10: 9264009531
ISBN-13: 9789264009530

L'édition 2005 des Perspectives des communications de l'OCDE présente les données comparables les plus récentes sur les performances du secteur des communications dans les pays de l’OCDE et sur les politiques menées dans ce domaine. Ces données permettent de faire le point sur les six années qui ont suivi l'ouverture des marchés de nombreux pays de l’OCDE à la libre concurrence, en 1998. Cet ouvrage analyse aussi l'état du secteur des télécommunications durant les premières années qui ont suivi la crise due à l'éclatement de la "bulle Internet" et jette un regard sur l’av

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: SAS Publishing
Publisher: SAS Publishing
Keywords: sas, connect, share, methods, access, communications
Number of Pages: 201
Published: 2009-03-11
ISBN-10: 1599947137
ISBN-13: 9781599947136

Provides the tasks to perform in order to establish a connection between two operating environments so that the desired data or resources can be accessed. Communications access methods are TCP/IP and XMS.
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