FirstNet Is Vital to Public Safety

Edward F. Davis III | Morning Consult | October 15, 2018

Dedicated — and prioritized — broadband access is critical for our nation’s firefighters, police, and first responders. That is precisely why FirstNet is such an important part of advancing public safety.

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Potter County, Texas, Signs on to FirstNet

Douglas Clark | Government Technology | September 25, 2018

FirstNet was created to be a force-multiplier for first responders, officials said, providing public safety personnel 21st century communication tools to help save lives, solve crimes and keep emergency responders, as well as the communities they serve, safe.

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FirstNet and AT&T to provide public safety broadband on Nation

Navajo-Hopi Observer

On Feb. 21, the Law and Order Committee considered legislation which requests FirstNet and AT&T to develop the nationwide public safety broadband network for police officers, firefighters and emergency medical responders on the Navajo Nation. The legislation also calls for FirstNet and AT&T to accept nation-to-nation relations and also requests the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety and Navajo telecommunications programs to provide assessments and strategic plans for all areas on the Navajo Nation, some of which have no or little broadband network services.

 

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