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  • Spectrum eyed for safety network

    The upcoming wireless spectrum auction is the last viable chance for the construction of a nationwide broadband public-safety network, public-safety advocates say.

  • Spectrum eyed for safety network

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  • "The big obstacle to getting this done obviously was the cost," said Mr. Freeh, who supports the Frontline plan. "Congress would have to appropriate billions of dollars, or one of the wireless networks would have to scrap their retail model and invest billions of dollars into a new business plan, and there's been no incentive to do that."

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  • While public-safety officials have been assigned spectrum for the creation of a nationwide communications network, Congress has been slow to allocate funds for its development, and there isn't a financial incentive for a private company to build a network that covers the entire country, said Louis J. Freeh, who was FBI director from 1993 to 2001.

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