AT&T Statement on FirstNet and Alternative State Deployment Plans

AT&T Public Policy 

The following may be attributed to Joan Marsh, AT&T Senior Vice President of Federal Regulatory:

“AT&T commends the FCC for moving quickly to adopt a FirstNet order, which paves the way for meaningful and in-depth Commission review of any alternative state deployment plans.  It is critical to our nation’s first responders that states that propose an alternative to FirstNet’s national public safety broadband network fully demonstrate compliance with the statutory requirements.”

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FirstNet, AT&T release state plans, governors to make ‘opt-in/opt-out’ decisions by mid-December

Donny Jackson | Urgent Communications

Public-safety organizations in certain states could begin using a prioritized FirstNet service on AT&T’s commercial network very soon, if their governors decide to accept the initial state plans delivered today by FirstNet that outline the deployment of the much-anticipated nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN).

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