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Public-Safety Broadband Around the World

Kevin Graham  (CEO, The Critical Communications Association(TCCA))

Ildefonso De La Cruz  (Principal Analyst, Government & Manufacturing Critical Communications, Omdia)

Peter Clemons  (Global Head, Critical Communications, ENENSYS Technologies)

Anatoli Levine  (Director, Products and Standards, Softil Inc)

Tero Pesonen  (Vice Chair, TCCA)

Location: N259

Date: Tuesday, March 28

Time: 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm

Pass Type: All Access, Quick Pass Tuesday

Track: Interoperability, Policy and Governance

Format: Panel Session

Vault Recording: TBD

As the U.S. completes the initial buildout of its FirstNet system, other countries around the world are at various stages of their efforts to provide first responders with reliable LTE/5G connectivity. Some are actively building networks, some are preparing RFPs, and others are still in the conceptual phase.

Attendees will learn how multiple strategies are being pursued, with some countries opting for government-centric approaches, while others are trying to leverage public-private partnerships. In addition, some countries are dedicating spectrum to the cause, while others are prioritizing funding.