T-Mobile pumps up first responder program with preemption

Bevin Fletcher | Fierce Wireless | June 18, 2021

AT&T has made significant moves since securing its FirstNet contract, as part of a public-private partnership to create a dedicated public safety network. FirstNet now covers 2.71 million square miles and AT&T is more than 90% complete with its deployment of Band 14 spectrum, allocated for first responders on FirstNet. At the end of the first quarter, AT&T had more than 16,000 agencies signed on and 2.2 million FirstNet connections.

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