OEC Outreach Clips: FCC’s FirstNet State Opt-Out Comments Due Oct. 21, Source Mission Critical Communications

September 27, 2016–Comments in the FCC’s August notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) seeking input on proposed procedures for administering the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) state opt-out process and FCC obligations to evaluate state opt-out applications are due Oct. 21.  The NPRM was released in conjunction with an order that set a deadline of Aug. 31, 2017, for public-safety narrowband incumbents to vacate FirstNet’s spectrum.

FCC’s FirstNet State Opt-Out Comments Due Oct. 21