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Allocate dedicated spectrum for public safety purposes, Industry Canada told

News | 05/27/2002 4:00 am EDT
Several high-profile organizations are asking Industry Canada to set aside a slice of airwaves in the upper 4 GHz band to support public safety operations as the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already done. Two public safety groups and one major equipment vendor want the department to designate 50 MHz solely for public safety use. The request is contained in comments filed with Industry Canada on a larger proposal from the department to modify spectrum rules in the 3-30 GHz range (DGTP 001-02).

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