AT&T Statement on Chairman
Rockefeller’s Public Safety Legislation

Posted by: AT&T Blog Team on January 25, 2011 at 4:08 pm

WASHINGTON – Today, Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, reintroduced the Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act (S. 28).  The following statement may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President-Federal Relations:

“Chairman Rockefeller has long made public safety and national security a top priority for this country.  We applaud his commitment to the public safety community and his tireless efforts to ensure that first responders have the resources they need to support a nationwide wireless broadband network.  This legislation will result in a truly interoperable public safety network and will free up new spectrum and establish funding mechanisms to support the operation and maintenance of this critical network.”

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AT&T Statement on Sen. Rockefeller and Public Safety Legislation

Posted by: AT&T Blog Team on July 21, 2010 at 5:05 pm

Background – Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today announced his intent to introduce the Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act. The following statement may be attributed to Tim McKone, AT&T Executive Vice President-Federal Relations.

“AT&T applauds Senator Rockefeller’s commitment to introduce the Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act.  Spectrum is a scarce and valuable national commodity, but we are encouraged by Senator Rockefeller’s action today that public safety will have sufficient resources to support a nationwide wireless broadband network.  It is vital that our first responders have access to a robust, interoperable network to ensure the public’s safety and preserve national security.   

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