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5G for Public Safety and National Security – Why Network Resiliency and Reliability Matters

Bryan Schromsky  (Managing Partner, 5G Public Sector, Verizon)

Steve Miller  (CTO, The Digital Decision)

Location: N255

Date: Tuesday, March 22

Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am

Track: Network Resiliency

Format: Power Session

Vault Recording: TBD

5G is here, growing rapidly to provide true ultra-wideband coverage. Every day, more public
sector users are leveraging new 5G equipment, applications, and capabilities to enhance
public safety. How does public safety leverage these new 5G capabilities while maintaining
(and improving) reliability, security, and increasing cross-carrier interoperability? This
session hears from two veteran public safety and national security experts on what to
expect from the currency of mobile and fixed wireless 5G access and the continued
importance of reliability, interoperability, and security for 5G.


  • Learn why all carrier 5G implementations are not the same.
  • Why 5G on a public safety grade network is mission critical.
  • Discover best practices for maximizing 5G capabilities for Public Safety and National Security customers.
  • Understand new features, equipment, capabilities, interoperability, and security opportunities that 5G can deliver.
  • Realize how “fixed” 5G wireless is a game changer for public sector customers.
  • See what other small, medium, and large public sector agencies are doing to transition to 5G.
  • Learn about next generation public safety and national security applications (productivity and lifesaving) and what’s new coming out of the 5G First Responder labs.