Funding Emergency Communications: Technology and Policy Considerations

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This report identifies areas where changes in existing policies and practices may facilitate achievement of the important goals for emergency communications that Congress and others have identified. Why these goals have become important, and recent planning efforts to achieve these goals, is discussed first. Next, possible barriers to achieving these goals are identified and described. The conclusion revisits key options presently under consideration by Congress.

Creator(s): Moore, Linda K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 4, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Moore, Linda K.

Specialist in Telecommunications Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: October 4, 2011
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This report identifies areas where changes in existing policies and practices may facilitate achievement of the important goals for emergency communications that Congress and others have identified. Why these goals have become important, and recent planning efforts to achieve these goals, is discussed first. Next, possible barriers to achieving these goals are identified and described. The conclusion revisits key options presently under consideration by Congress.

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49 pages.

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