PRESS RELEASES:

Public Safety Leaders Unveil New Alliance to Protect Public Safety 4.9GHZ Spectrum

The Public Safety Broadband Technology Association announce the formation of a new alliance with the goal of protecting 4.9GHz spectrum for public safety use.

Las Vegas, Nev. (Aug 5, 2020) – Today, the Public Safety Broadband Technology Association (PSBTA) in partnership with other associations and public safety leaders announce that they have formed the Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA). The Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA) is an alliance amongst the nation’s leading public safety leaders and associations. According to their spokesman Chief Kim Zagaris the alliance was formed to advocate for the protection of the 4.9GHz public safety spectrum currently being used by public safety nationally. “This alliance in made up of many of those who were part of the Public Safety Alliance that advocated for what became the FirstNet Authority. As we begin building our support for this program we will be working with all the public safety association which we expect to partner with us.”

PSSA FCC Filings:

Amendment of Part 90 of the Commission’s Rules

Comments from the Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA)

The Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA) is an organization sponsored by the Public Safety Broadband Technology Association (PSBTA). The purpose of the PSSA is “to ensure that first responders nationwide are able to use the most technologically advanced communications capability that meets the difficult, life-threatening challenges they face as they protect America.” The goal of the PSSA is to “raise awareness in the FCC, Congress, and the White House about the needs of our broadband public safety communications, including use of 4.9 GHz and the continued enhancement of FirstNet – the only nationwide, interoperable wireless communications network built for the first responders who protect America.”

Misc Documents:

Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA)

Position Paper July 2020

The Public Safety Spectrum Alliance (PSSA) is an alliance amongst the nation’s leading public safety leaders and associations. The PSSA is an initiative of the Public Safety Broadband Technology Association.