City of Charlotte

CharMeck Connect

The City of Charlotte’s CharMeck Connect project proposes to deploy an interoperable 700 MHz public safety wireless broadband network for the city as well as the greater Mecklenburg County area. The city proposes to provide speeds of 3 Mbps downlink and 1 Mbps uplink to all public safety agencies across multiple jurisdictions. The project plans to construct 24 new wireless towers to complement six existing towers on the network, and bring over 11,000 public safety users onto the system.

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$16,702,490
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