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LTE, basically same as TETRA?

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So, I've been reading lately that there eventually will be a nationwide public safety "LTE Network". Will this operate in the same way as TETRA does? Or will it use normal conventional radios? Or mobile phones with PTT? Similar to NEXTEL? Will it be digital or analog? Thanks,
 

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ok thanks............ but i am talking about the public safety side of things. not the consumer cellular phone side...
 

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ok thanks............ but i am talking about the public safety side of things. not the consumer cellular phone side...
How does that make a difference to the specific, technical questions you asked? They are all answered in the link I posted.
 

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Once the standards are set for PTT voice over LTE, it will be digital and will likely use a wide variety of user equipment form factors. It will act like TETRA does in that the equipment will roam through the coverage of multiple towers, but LTE will have much greater bandwidth for other applications, such as streaming video.
 

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Once the standards are set for PTT voice over LTE, it will be digital and will likely use a wide variety of user equipment form factors. It will act like TETRA does in that the equipment will roam through the coverage of multiple towers, but LTE will have much greater bandwidth for other applications, such as streaming video.
thanks so much! you answered my question well! :)
 

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Just because you have PTT over LTE and handovers from one cell to another doesn't mean it will 'operate in the same way as TETRA does'. If it would be that simple than all current PoC (Push-to-Talk over Cellular) would also qualify as operating in the same way as TETRA does.
 
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