Homepage

Download the FirstNet RFP
What is FirstNet? FirstNet has been obligated by Congress to take all actions necessary to ensure the building, deployment and operation of the nationwide public safety broadband network. Learn More

 Current Events
Date Event
Jan. 13 FirstNet Issues RFP
Feb. 5 New Hampshire Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee Meeting
Feb. 6-9 National Sheriffs Association Conference
Feb. 8-11 NCAI United South and Eastern Tribes Impact Week
Feb. 9-11 Major County Sheriffs
Feb. 11 Delaware Broadband Task Force Meeting
 Board Meetings
Date Location
Mar. 16 Reston, VA
Jun. 21-22 Chicago, IL
Sep. 13-14 Reston, VA
Dec. 13-14 California

Select from the dropdown to view more Engagement information.

(Please note: Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa are not to scale.)

FirstNet is building the team that will create the first nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety.
See our current opportunities and consider joining our team.

 Recent Blogs
PSAC Task Teams on ICAM, Local Control Kick Off Work
PSAC Task Teams on ICAM, Local Control Kick Off Work
February 1, 2016 | Guest Blog Post by Chief Harlin R. McEwen, Chairman, Public Safety Advisory Committee
The Public Safety Advisory Committee task teams have kicked off their work on two key issues: Local control and Identity, Credential and Access Management (ICAM).
In American Samoa, Collaboration Is Key to NPSBN Planning, Deployment
In American Samoa, Collaboration Is Key to NPSBN Planning, Deployment
February 3, 2016 | By Keone Kali, FirstNet Region 9 Lead
It was clear after the American Samoa Initial Consultation Meeting that the island territory, with its unique terrain and remote location, has a number of communication challenges...
New Jersey Initial Consultation Highlights State's Early Builder Project (JerseyNet)
New Jersey Initial Consultation Highlights State's Early Builder Project (JerseyNet)
January 27, 2016 | By Dave Buchanan, FirstNet Director of State Consultation
During most initial consultations, FirstNet and the state discuss what a data network for public safety could do. New Jersey was able to show what it can do with a demonstration...
Virginia Consultation Highlights the Importance of Technology Investments for First Responders
Virginia Consultation Highlights the Importance of Technology Investments for First Responders
January 21, 2016 | By Jeremy Zollo, Deputy Director of Consultation
Despite a looming hurricane landfall and flooding throughout the state, nearly 110 public safety stakeholders came together for the Virginia Initial Consultation...
 Recent Press Release
Written Testimony of TJ Kennedy President, First Responder Network Authority
Written Testimony of TJ Kennedy President, First Responder Network Authority
February 2, 2016 | By TJ Kennedy, President
Before the Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology United States House of Representatives Hearing on "Status of the Public Safety Broadband Network"
FirstNet RFP
FirstNet Issues RFP for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network
January 13, 2016 | FirstNet
RESTON, VA – The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) today issued its Request for Proposals (RFP) for the deployment of the nationwide public safety broadband network, marking a major step forward in FirstNet's efforts to modernize communications for first responders and other public safety personnel across the U.S.
 FirstNet YouTube Videos
The Snow Wall
The Snow Wall
January 27, 2016 | FirstNet
What is the FirstNet RFP?
What is the FirstNet RFP?
January 14, 2016 | FirstNet
Go to top