Building the Firstnet Public Safety Broadband Network

Building the Firstnet Public Safety Broadband Network

By: Rob Dew (author), Holger Hinsch (author), Robert I. Desourdis (author)Hardback

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This new resource describes how to build and operate mobile wireless systems in the United States and internationally, including executive-level "do's and don'ts" for sustaining a commercial wireless networks. This includes HF radio, land mobile radio, broadcast radio/digital TV, commercial wireless, and sitcom. This book not only addresses the latest technology and capabilities, but it also provides details on the critical steps involved in planning, designing, implementing, and sustaining these wireless systems. In addition, it addresses the FirstNet (public safety) LTE network in the US from two important perspectives. Readers are also presented with a variety of emerging technologies and their rapid impact on wireless networks, such as DTV datacast and its introduction into the smart phone for both commercial and public safety applications.

About Author

Robert Desourdis is vice president, Solution Architecture, Science Applications International Corporation. He earned his MS in electrical engineering from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and M.S. from the technology and policy program at MIT. Robert Dew is a wireless broadband solutions architect at Science Applications International Corporation. He earned his MS in engineering management from George Washington University. Mark O'Brien is president and CTO at SpectraRep. He earned his BA in communications and business from Temple University. Holger Hinsch is senior financial analyst at Science Applications International Corporation. He earned his MBA from the University of Maryland.


Mobile Wireless Network Basics; Best Practices for Mobile Wireless Networks; Network Planning, Design, and Implementation; Sustaining Successful Mobile Networks; Long-Term Evolution and FirstNet; Public Private Partnership in Mobile Wireless and FirstNet; Emerging Technologies and Their Impact.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781608077427
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9781608077427
  • ISBN10: 160807742X

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