A version of this article appeared in the March 2013 print issue with the headline: Place your bets. On Feb. 22, 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law comprehensive legislation that included language designed to make the vision of a nationwide broadband network for first responders a reality. The new law reallocated the 700 MHz D Block spectrum to public safety, dedicated $7 billion to deploy the network, and established a new entity called FirstNet to oversee the massive ...

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