Donny Jackson | Urgent Communications | March 20, 2019
On the eve of the quarterly FirstNet Authority board meeting, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today announced efforts to seek individuals to fill a spot on the FirstNet Authority board and to serve as lead staff member for the FirstNet organization.
Corinne Reichert | TechRepublic | March 15, 2019
From law enforcement to hurricanes and even the Super Bowl, Georgia Emergency Management Agency and Homeland Security is relying on smart cities and IoT technology backed up by AT&T’s FirstNet.
Donny Jackson | Urgent Communications | February 28, 2019
More than 60% of the planned buildout of the FirstNet system will be completed by the end of this year—months ahead of the contracted schedule—with a realistic possibility that even more progress will be made on the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN), an AT&T executive said yesterday.
Donny Jackson | Urgent Communications | February 7, 2019
FirstNet service worked well for agencies helping to secure areas of Atlanta during the Super Bowl and throughout the week of events surrounding the championship game, according to a Georgia state official who participated in the effort.
Kevin O’Connor | Firehouse.com | February 1, 2019
FirstNet is the appropriate choice for public safety. It is the only non-commercial network dedicated to public safety. It is managed by a board that includes substantial representation from police, fire and governmental agencies.
Donny Jackson | Urgent Communications | January 21, 2019
All first responders should have government-issued smartphones to ensure that public-safety personnel can access wireless broadband capabilities and that any data or evidence captured is stored appropriately and securely, according to a FirstNet Authority official.
Bevin Fletcher | ECNmag.com | January 9, 2019
Momentum continues on AT&T’s network build and FirstNet public safety communications initiative. The operator said there are 425,000 FirstNet subscribers across 5,250 public safety agencies, a 60 percent jump in connections since October.
Sandra Wendelken | RadioResource Media Group | December 13, 2018
The acting CEO of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) laid out a new strategy for the organization through 2022 as it moves further into operational mode and the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) gains subscribers and coverage.
Sandra Wendelken | RadioResource Media Group | December 5, 2018
AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson said the company has completed one-third of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) buildout, and the carrier is six months ahead of schedule of the buildout requirements in the FirstNet contract.
Chirag Bhojwani | Pacific News Center | November 30, 2018
Christopher Algiere, Firstnet’s Director of Federal and National Programs states that “Firstnet is a wireless broadband network designed specifically for Public Safety and for first responders, both nationally and here in the Pacific Territories.”