FirstNet tops 2.5 million connections and 17,000 agencies, AT&T exec says

Donny Jackson | Urgent Communications | July 23, 2021

FirstNet continued its steady subscriber growth during the first half of the year, supporting more than 17,000 public-safety agencies with more than 2.5 million connections, according to an executive from AT&T, the contractor building and maintaining the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). AT&T Communications CEO Jeff McElfresh provided the updated FirstNet-adoption metrics today, which represent gains compared the more than 16,000 agencies and the 2.2 million-plus connections that AT&T reported for FirstNet at the end of the first quarter.

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