Public Safety Orgs Want DTV Delay to Exclude 700Mhz
Top message: Are they really that stupid?? by netboy
Replying to: Re: Are they really that stupid?? by Jayshmay
It's a SPECTRUM, not one 'channel' to be used. This frequency is also used by emergency services like fire and police departments.
So yes, it is being freed up, but for both phone carriers AND emergency service use.