Michael McMenamin (Sr. Legal Consultant and Legislative Advisor, The Digital Decision)
Dan Munsey (Fire Chief, San Bernadino County Fire)
Charles Dowd (Asst. Chief (Ret.), New York City Police Department)
Chris Moore (Chief of Police (Ret.))
Date: Monday, March 27
Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
All Access, Quick Pass Monday
Vault Recording: TBD
Wireless communications continue to evolve at a mind-numbing pace, but one thing will never change: spectrum always will be the foundation for wireless operations. During this panel, discuss business models and policies surrounding the 4.9 GHz band, highlighting the impact on public safety. Examine the need for the spectrum to be licensed and for the equipment manufacturers need to be on board. In addition, new opportunities in 6 GHz, CBRS and other bands may also offer first-response agencies new options to leverage in different scenarios. Meanwhile, should there be dedicated spectrum for a public-safety direct-mode operations and/or for public-safety Wi-Fi access?
As things are changing with the FCC, we will be monitoring to ensure an up-to-date panel discussion on Critical Broadband.