Public Safety Grade LTE: Myth or Reality?


Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Recently, there has been some debate on the meaning and definition of “public safety grade.” The recent hurricanes underscore the need for clarity on what it means and what public safety needs with regard to reliable data. A National Public Safety Telecommunications Council (NPSTC) document published in 2014 provided a definition that the overall system design enables system and service to achieve 99.999 percent availability. …

Edson, S., Pao, T., Ross, J., & Sidore, S. (2017, October). Public Safety Grade LTE: Myth or Reality? MissionCritical Communications.

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