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PSSA Applauds FCC Decision to Protect Public Safety 4.9 GHz Spectrum

Thursday, 19 January 2023 09:20 PM

LAS VEGAS, NV / ACCESSWIRE / January 19, 2023 / Yesterday the FCC released their Seventh Report and Order and Ninth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the 4.9 GHz spectrum. This rulemaking not only protects the spectrum for public safety use, but also lays the groundwork for the development of new 5G capabilities for public safety.

Public Safety 360, LLC , Thursday, January 19, 2023, Press release picture

Once again this Commission, led by Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, has shown their commitment and support of our nation's first responders. The Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA) commends them and thanks them for this support. The PSSA looks forward to working with the Commission as they work through the Ninth Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and continue to collect more information on the use of the spectrum by public safety.

About PSSA

The Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA) is an alliance amongst the nation's leading public safety leaders and associations. The PSSA is an initiative of the Public Safety Broadband Technology Association. The purpose of the PSSA is to ensure that first responders nationwide are able to use the most technologically advanced communications capability that meets the difficult, life threatening challenges they face as they protect America. Our goal is to raise awareness in the FCC, Congress and the White House about what our broadband public safety communications needs are, including use of 4.9 GHz and the continued enhancement of FirstNet-the only nationwide, interoperable wireless communications network built for the first responders who protect America.

The PSSA is open to anyone who supports the goals of this Alliance, including individuals and the private sector. To learn more, additional information and resources can be found at


The Public Safety Broadband Technology Association (PSBTA) is an organization focused exclusively on ensuring the success of the entire FirstNet ecosystem that includes the legal entity created by Congress, the network infrastructure, hardware and software, and the single most important component-the end users.

Media Contact:

Martha Ellis
[email protected]

SOURCE: Public Safety 360, LLC

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