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Yes, we know the recent East Coast earthquake wasn’t as big as some of the ones they get out west. However, it was big enough to illustrate out the problems that occur when one relies on public networks in an emergency, as well as the need for a public-safety broadband infrastructure.
When big incidents happen, commercial wireless networks often are unavailable. Meanwhile, public-safety communications were maintained on dedicated land-mobile-radio networks, such as the one in Charlottesville, Va. — the epicenter of the earthquake.