It’s no secret that first responders experience on-the-job challenges most of the public would never want to face. However, public safety roles are also becoming more demanding, and first responders feel the strain. Survey research shows that 61% of first responders believe their jobs have become more difficult in the last 18 months.
2019 was the year that 5G cellular networks started to appear. By the end of 2020, 5G was present in around 100 U.S. cities. But presence hasn’t necessarily translated to the same levels of coverage and performance 4G networks currently offer. Coverage in both urban and non-urban areas is just over 30% with some carriers.