Despite the global growth in broadband, it is not yet widely used in the public safety sector. Work is currently ongoing to identify the best way forward. On the technical side, the standardized LTE technology has been widely accepted as a suitable base for public safety broadband communication due to excellent technical characteristics such as high data rates and well-planned features for prioritization and control of Quality of Service.
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