Cyren Call and Siren Calls: Spectrum Allocation for Emergency Communications

Publication Date: February 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): James L. Gattuso

Research Area: Media, telecommunications, and information; Social conditions

Keywords: Regulation; allocation; first responders

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


Solutions to America's public safety communications woes do not necessarily lie in ever more spending and spectrum allocations but in better use of the spectrum now being wasted.