Staff | Mission Critical Communications | April 26, 2021
AT&T said that the FirstNet network now has more than 2.2 million connections and more than 16,000 subscriber public-safety agencies and organizations. The carrier also noted that it has built out more than 90 percent of the band 14 coverage required in its contract with the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). In its annual report, the FirstNet Authority said that buildout was about 80 percent complete at the end of 2020. Overall, AT&T said, the network covers 2.71 million square miles, and 100,000 square miles of LTE coverage was added in 2020.