Washington, Oregon, D.C. make FirstNet ‘opt-in’ announcements

Donny Jackson | Urgent Communications

Leaders for Washington, Oregon and the District of Columbia announce that they have accepted the nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) deployment plan offered by FirstNet and AT&T, meaning 45 states and three territories have made “opt-in” announcements just two days before the Dec. 28 deadline.

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Washington D.C. to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Mayor Bowser Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

AT&T Press Release

Washington D.C. is advancing communications for first responders. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced her decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority* and AT&T** plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the District’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced technologies that will help Washington D.C.’s first responders save lives and protect communities.

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