• How will the FCC resolve the LightSquared/GPS sector controversy?
  • Will the FCC be able to process all of the narrowbanding waiver requests it will receive in a timely manner?
  • Will narrowbanding waivers be as difficult to receive as the FCC has suggested?
  • What progress will be made toward delivering mission-critical voice over broadband?
  • Will digital radio performance improve enough that fire departments will want to use them?
  • Will the funding crisis that afflicts the public-safety sector begin to have a detrimental effect on agencies’ ability to operate and maintain their current communications systems?
  • Will the U.S. Army adopt xG Technology’s cognitive radio — and at the same time legitimize it as a mission-critical technology?
  • Will an iPad killer emerge in the tablet market?
  • Will Research in Motion finally be usurped in the enterprise/public safety market?
  • Read the main article, "Failure is not an option," to learn about myriad obstacles that threaten to not only slow the migration to next-generation technology but derail it completely.