What fire departments can expect from FirstNet, AT&T deal

Mike Worrell | Fire Rescue

As I have attended fire service events around the nation recently – including the Metro Fire Chiefs Conference in April – I have seen and heard plenty of excitement around FirstNet’s selection of AT&T as its partner to build the nationwide public safety broadband network.

The recent announcement of this public-private partnership is a big step forward for public safety. It paves the way for FirstNet to deliver the broadband network that the fire service and other first responders asked for and have needed for a long time.

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