FCC sets criteria for state FirstNet networks

Mark Rockwell | FCW Magazine

The Federal Communications Commission has approved the benchmarks it will use to evaluate  alternative network proposals for states that choose to opt out of FirstNet, the national, AT&T-built nationwide, interoperable wireless network planned for emergency responders.

The unanimous June 22 decision by the FCC’s three commissioners will help ensure any state-built portions of the network are interoperable with the core network, as required under the law.

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