Florida DOE Chooses AT&T’s Coordinated Emergency Response Solution

Campus Safety Staff | Campus Safety | April 9, 2021

The Florida Department of Education (DOE) has selected AT&T’s instant emergency notification and coordinated emergency response solution to protect its schools. The system securely shares live video and directly connects school communications, including radio, with responding public safety agencies so they can better understand the situation, coordinate action and quickly resolve the incident, according to the company.

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Extended Coverage for First Responders: Learn from Industry Leaders How AirgainConnect® is Proof that High Power Broadband Works and What it Means to You

Urgent Communications Staff | Urgent Communications | April 6, 2021

FirstNet®, Built with AT&T, introduced its MegaRange™ capabilities in January, which made high power user equipment (HPUE) available for public safety use on its network. AirgainConnect AC-HPUE™ is the first and only integrated HPUE antenna-modem available for use on FirstNet, and is capable of increasing power up to 10x when compared to conventional solutions. This performance enhancement provides 2x range increase, 4x coverage area increase, and enables first responders to improve their operational efficiency.

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AT&T evolves FirstNet to help the public safety community stay mission ready

Help Net Security Staff| Help Net Security | April 6, 2021 As public safety’s partner, AT&T is committed to evolving FirstNet to meet first responders’ needs and supporting innovative new technologies to help them stay mission ready. That’s why it is announcing 3 major milestones for FirstNet, the only network built with public safety, for public safety: A first responder-centric approach to 5G, Bringing comprehensive tower-to-core network encryption and The FirstNet Health & Wellness Coalition to better support responders holistically.

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AT&T adding 5G to FirstNet public safety network

Ross Wilkers | Washington Technology | April 2, 2021

AT&T is incorporating 5G connectivity and tower-to-core encryption into the FirstNet public safety communications network to gain more capability for delivering low latency and enabling new applications. With these updates, AT&T said Thursday that FirstNet will have greater ability to support use cases such as transmitting patient data from an ambulance to a hospital and quickly send other large files that require high bandwidth.

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AT&T starts offering 5G+ to first responders via FirstNet

Monica Alleven | Fierce Wireless | April 1, 2021

First responders using the FirstNet network, which is provided by AT&T, will get access to AT&T’s 5G millimeter wave (mmWave) network starting this month. AT&T calls this service “5G+,” meaning users get higher speeds than the 5G offered on low-band spectrum. First responders in parts of 38 cities and more than 20 venues will get access to the AT&T mmWave (5G+) spectrum this April; they also will continue to get the always-on priority and preemption across LTE – Band 14 spectrum plus all of AT&T’s commercial LTE spectrum bands.

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The FirstNet Network Expands in Broome County to Advance Public Safety Communications Capabilities

Staff | Binghamton Homepage | March 31, 2021

Broome County’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications thanks to the FirstNet network expansion currently underway by AT&T*.. This new site is giving first responders on FirstNet – America’s public safety network – access to always-on, 24-hours-a-day priority and preemption across voice and data.

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Z-axis tech keeps responders safe

Stephanie Kanowitz | The Miracle Tech | March 25, 2021

Vertical location providers may give emergency employees very important situational consciousness and assist hold them protected when responding to incidents in multistory buildings. NextNav’s Pinnacle altitude service, which supplies a z-axis along with conventional x and y coordinates, is out there via one other situational consciousness platform known as Intrepid Response for FirstNet.

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AT&T boosts network in time for busy basketball month

Staff | WTHR | March 11, 2021

Downtown Indianapolis is expecting to get a big business boost from visiting basketball teams and fans during the month of March. Meanwhile, AT&T is boosting its network to allow for better connections for fans. The [FirstNet] network is already available in many of Indiana’s metro areas, but AT&T is expanding service to 18 more counties, including Brown, Decatur, Greene, Monroe and Owen counties.

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