Key questions for 2012
Top questions Urgent Communications editors want answered in 2012.
- 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.