“We need to make very sure indoor public safety communication doesn’t get left behind. In a lot of ways, it’s the last mile… It is an imperative that the industry come together and solves for indoor public safety communications.”
It’s the reality of the time. Our safety is reliant on our ability to communicate whenever and wherever and for the growing majority this also means communicating via our trusted cellular connection. But what happens when that outside cell signal can’t make it inside, where 80% of wireless communication takes place?
In-building public-safety communications is a growing concern for the general public, first reponders and building and property owners as new building and fire codes begin to hit the street. It’s this holistic thinking around public safety communications that was the genesis of The IMPERATIVE.
Watch Safer Buildings Coalition Chief Alan Perdue (Ret.) and SOLiD's Mike Collado present the in-building public safety wireless communication Imperative while on the panel for the FCC's Distributed Antenna Systems and Small Cell Workshop: