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[–] spookybm 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

You have never worked for the government


[–] glassuser 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Nope. In fact, local governments were going to have their own cell band ("band 14" in the recently-freed 700 MHz spectrum range). But the commercial carriers convinced the FCC that they could do it better and that the local agencies didn't need a chance to try it, and it was revoked and sold off to providers like Verizon in early 2018.

This seems to be a good overview: