Congress does not seem eager to embrace the Cyren Call concept to reserve 30 MHz of 700 MHz commercial spectrum for a public/private nationwide broadband network for public safety.

MARCH 2007

Frontline Wireless proposes a public/private shared network using the 10 MHz D Block of commercial spectrum and 10 MHz of public safety spectrum in the 700 MHz band.

JULY 31, 2007

FCC adopts 700 MHz auction rules that establishes a spectrum arrangement similar to the Frontline Wireless proposal.

NOV. 20, 2007

FCC names the Public Safety Spectrum Trust (PSST) as the licensee for public safety's 10 MHz of 700 MHz spectrum.

NOV. 30, 2007

The PSST releases document outlining for potential D Block bidders public safety's expectations for the proposed shared broadband network.

JAN. 4, 2008

Frontline Wireless informs employees that the company will close its doors.

JAN. 24, 2008

Auction of 700 MHz spectrum begins with a bid on the D Block.