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Addition of public safety in analog TV channel band could prove difficult

News | 10/15/2001 4:00 am EDT

The two sides sparring over how to use spectrum previously reserved for TV broadcasters have come to agreement on at least one thing – that the upper analog TV frequencies shouldn’t be used for both public safety applications and broadcasting services. Both broadcasters and the wireless industry have told Industry Canada that despite U.S. demands for harmonization, spectrum-sharing is premature at this point, and not technically feasible.

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