Field Hearing on Improving Public Safety Communications and Emergency Response

9:00 am – 2:00 pm EST
Georgetown University, Washington, DC

The hearing will focus on the specific broadband requirements for Americas first responders and emergency medical personnel, as well as the use of particular technologies and applications to maximize use of broadband, the cost of implementing such communications technologies, and how the National Broadband Plan now being developed by the Commission can help bring attention to, and address, these critical public safety issues.