We asked a building owner the other day whether their venue was FirstNet-compliant.
The response – a combination of confusion and concern – demonstrated why indoor public-safety communications is such an important industry topic.
Just what is a FirstNet-compliant building?
What are the model standards for in-building technology deployments and those who install and maintain the networks?
And what are the responsibilities of building owners, carriers and Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) who all play a role in ensuring indoor public-safety communications?
Our four industry experts from the recent APCO International 79th Annual Conference & Expo (APCO 2013) agreed to share with TIA NOW anchor Abe Nejad strategies for applying wireless technology to ensure in-building communications for the public and first responders.
Abe Nejad, APCO, DAS, Distributed Antenna System, FirstNet, In-Building Wireless, Jonathan Adelstein, PCIA, Public Safety, Safer Buildings Coalition, Telecommunications Industry Association, The Wireless Infrastructure Association, TIA