Report: A Failure To Communicate: Katrina Pinpoints Dangerous Lapses In Our Telecomunications Policy

October 14, 2005



A report which reads in part, 'Katrina's failures ought to push Congress to make sure that they are never repeated. Congress can ensure that emergency responders have the access to the public airwaves they need in order to communicate with one another and quickly receive crucial data for saving lives. Congress can also take the steps to open up the airwaves ? a public resource ? to community networks that will help all of us gain access to high speed Internet, regardless of our income level, race, or locality.'

READ: National_101405_Report_Katrina_in_Telecommunications.pdf


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