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PSCR 2021: Are We There Yet? 5G Capabilities, Gaps and Opportunities



Sam Ray, Lisa Soucy


PSCR is monitoring 5G development to determine how and when public safety will benefit from 5G capabilities, perform targeted research and provide guidance for agencies and users. During FY21, the project team leveraged external organizations including the innovation consulting firm yet2 in order to find the best and most current information concerning the use of 5G by public safety. In this session for PSCR 2021 The Digital Experience, we share some of our findings, covering test capabilities, gaps for public safety implementation, and public safety use cases presenting opportunities for 5G research.


Public Safety, 5G, Enhanced Mobile Broadband, Ultra-Reliable and Low Latency Communications, Massive Machine Type Communications, 3GPP


Ray, S. and Soucy, L. (2021), PSCR 2021: Are We There Yet? 5G Capabilities, Gaps and Opportunities, [online], (Accessed June 23, 2024)


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Created September 28, 2021, Updated November 29, 2022