Operational communications provides the underpinning capability to allow agencies to operate and interoperate. Network investments are typically large, and the lead times to build new infrastructure are long. These investments are a prerequisite to many smaller technology efficiency projects, so must be undertaken first.
As technology improves, community expectations change, and demand for emergency services increases, the communications infrastructure for the emergency services sector must evolve to address these changing requirements. The Emergency Management Operational Communications Program sets out a plan to transform the sector’s operational communications to meet these future demands.
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