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- Negotiation of the Mobile and Portable Frequency Reconfiguration Agreement (M&P FRA) took 12 months.
- 23 Mediation Conference Calls were held with Nextel and the Transition Administrator.
- We still need to negotiate the Fixed Network Equipment Frequency Reconfiguration Agreement.
- The M&P FRA covers 45, 518 radios.
- When the M&P Transition Plan was submitted to Nextel there were ~41,000 radios operating on the networks.
- There are currently 50,207 radios operating on the networks. A Change Notice will be submitted to cover these radios.
- Nextel will pay a combined total of $4.4M to the agencies using the IPSC Network.
- The total cost to Nextel for the M&P FRA is $27M.
- Nextel is replacing 1892 radios.
- The total cost to the State of Indiana for the M&P FRA is zero.
- The State of Indiana holds 194 800Mhz licenses. Of those licenses, 179 are for the IPSC trunked system. 15 are for the Department of Correction.
- There are 1151 frequencies contained in the 194 licenses. 914 of those frequencies need to be rebanded.
- All of the current 130+ trunked sites on the IPSC system, except Monticello, use frequencies that must be rebanded.