Vermont Commission Recommends Joining Safety Broadband Plan

AP | U.S. News & World Report

A Vermont commission is recommending that the state join a federal contract with AT&T to build a broadband network for use by public safety agencies across the country.

Vermont’s Public Safety Broadband Network Commission was asked to determine the state’s best option for building a public safety broadband network.

Vermont Public Radio reports that every U.S. state and territory must choose whether to opt in to the FirstNet contract with AT&T or come up with another way to build a first responder network. So far more than 30 states have chosen the FirstNet contract.

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