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 Current Events
Date Event
Jan. 13 FirstNet Issues RFP
Mar. 10 RFP Pre-Proposal Conference
May 21-25 IAFC Fire-Rescue Med 2016 (Booth)
May 22 IACP Communications & technology Committee Meeting
May 23 Pennsylvania Northwestern Emergency Response Group
May 23-25 IACP Law Enforcement Information Management Conference
May 23 New York State City/County Management Association 2016 Annual Conference
 Board Meetings
Date Location
Mar. 16 Reston, VA
Jun. 29-30 Chicago, IL
Sep. 13-14 Reston, VA
Dec. 13-14 Sacramento, CA

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(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.
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 Recent Blogs
An Enduring Network for Public Safety
An Enduring Network for Public Safety
April 18, 2016 | By Mike Poth, FirstNet Chief Executive Officer
A lot of hard work has gone into getting us to this point, and I am appreciative of all of the people that have assisted us, including public safety leaders who advocated for the network, our own Public Safety Advisory Committee, state, territory, tribal...
Austin-Travis County EMS Talks Broadband Benefits, ‘Why They Serve’
Austin-Travis County EMS Talks Broadband Benefits, ‘Why They Serve’
May 17, 2016 | FirstNet
FirstNet staff recently met with members of the Public Information and Community Relations & Injury Prevention team...
FirstNet Moves Forward in Robust Consultation with States and Territories
FirstNet Moves Forward in Robust Consultation with States and Territories
May 13, 2016 | By Dave Buchanan, FirstNet Director of Consultation
With the Initial State Consultations and 2015 data collection efforts complete, the FirstNet User Advocacy team moved forward this year with state single point of contact (SPOC)...
The FirstNet Experience: Ohio’s Video Game Virtually Demonstrates Network’s Potential
The FirstNet Experience: Ohio’s Video Game Virtually Demonstrates Network’s Potential
May 12, 2016 | By Tim Pierce, FirstNet Region V Lead
The OhioFirst.Net program has developed a unique way for people to experience the potential of the FirstNet network....
A Day in the Life: Stories of Broadband Saving Lives and Protecting Communities

 Recent Press Release
FirstNet Extends Proposal Deadline to May 31
FirstNet Extends Proposal Deadline to May 31
April 11, 2016 | By April Ward
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) announced today that it extended the deadline for proposals for the deployment of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) by two and a half weeks, from May 13 to May 31, 2016.
FirstNet Continues Momentum Toward Network Deployment With New Strategic Roadmap Milestones, Spectrum Relocation Grant Program
FirstNet Continues Momentum Toward Network Deployment With New Strategic Roadmap Milestones, Spectrum Relocation Grant Program
March 16, 2016 | By Ryan Oremland
March 16, 2016 – (RESTON, VA) The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) today outlined the next phase of its Strategic Roadmap, including a sequence of milestones...

 FirstNet YouTube Videos
Puerto Rico Firefighters Corps
Puerto Rico Firefighters Corps
May 4, 2016 | FirstNet
True Priority and the FirstNet Network
True Priority and the FirstNet Network
March 23, 2016 | FirstNet
FirstNet and Next Generation 911: The Future of End to End Public Safety Communications
FirstNet and Next Generation 911: The Future of End to End Public Safety Communications
November 17, 2015 | FirstNet
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