Why is paging resilient to disaster?

Posted by on May 3, 2011 in Blog, Simulcast, Tutorial | 0 comments

Why is paging resilient to disaster?

Paging/NPCS systems typically keep on running through disasters that bring down most other wireless or wireline telecommunications services. Examples include hurricanes (such as Andrew & Katrina), terrorist attacks (such as Ground Zero in NYC 9/11/01), and so on. There is an exceptional paper authored by Sag Harbor Consulting Group that reviews this information in detail. [Note that this will take a while to download.] Unfortunately, this work is now about 10 years old and showing signs of wear and tear. More updated material, although quite focussed at first responders using specialized...

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