The “Doing Business with FirstNet” Webpage was updated this week to provide additional guidance and information to the vendor community about engaging with FirstNet. This is a next step in our ongoing efforts to participate in a dialogue with the vendor community consistent with federal acquisition regulations pertaining to market research.
The goal of our vendor outreach has been, and will continue to be, to learn more about industry capabilities that could potentially support FirstNet’s planning for and deployment of a nationwide public safety broadband network. In addition, we look forward to receiving information that could be useful to inform our acquisition strategies going forward.
The updated process includes a new Vendor Profile form and the establishment of an industry liaison to coordinate all of our vendor communications. We look forward to providing more details on our market research and vendor outreach activities in the coming weeks. In the meantime, please review our updated guidance and contact our industry liaison if you have any questions.