FirstNet Authority Board Approves FY22 Budget for Operations, Investment into Public Safety’s Network

Homeland Security Today | August 19, 20021

During the past year, the FirstNet Authority delivered on two network investments: upgrades to the network core for initial 5G capabilities and expansion of FirstNet’s fleet of deployables with 15 new assets. FirstNet users now have access to AT&T’s 5G spectrum in a growing number of markets, and the new assets are helping to meet public safety’s increasing demand for deployables with nearly 1,000 requests for FirstNet deployables from January 2020 to date.

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