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National Institute of Justice Continuation Awards

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2002, $150,000)

Project Summary for 2002-RG-CX-K008

Public Safety Partnership Project MESA (Mobility for Emergency and Safety Applications) is the first international communications research and development standardization partnership project whose aim is to develop specifications for advanced and future Public Safety mobile broadband communications technology. Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA) will facilitate involvement in Project MESA and assist the U.S. Public Safety community through outreach, increased U.S. participation and input into the research and development of an advanced broadband communication services, equipment and interoperability specifications. The resulting user-defined specifications will characterize future-generation broadband communications technology and interoperability requirements. These requirements will have the flexibility to be tailored for specific local and regional implementation scenarios and situations.

Date Created: September 26, 2002