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Nevada to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Sandoval Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

August 17, 2017

Nevada is transforming communications capabilities for first responders across the Silver State. Today, Governor Brian Sandoval announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community.

Kansas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Brownback Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

August 15, 2017

Kansas is transforming public safety communications by opting in to FirstNet. Today, Governor Sam Brownback announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community.

Arizona to Transform Communications for Public Safety

August 14, 2017

RESTON, Va., August 14, 2017 – The State of Arizona is opting into FirstNet. With this decision, FirstNet and AT&T* will deliver a specialized wireless broadband network to Arizona’s public safety community. This makes Arizona the 13th state or territory in the country to bring first responders advanced technologies that will help them save lives and protect communities.

Montana to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Bullock Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

August 7, 2017

RESTON, Va., Aug. 7, 2017 – Montana is moving to advance first responder communications. Today, Governor Steve Bullock announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. This will make Montana the 12th state or territory to “opt-in” to FirstNet and bring advanced technologies that will help first responders save lives and protect communities.

Blogs

FirstNet Heads to the Mile High City for #APCO2017

August 11, 2017

Next week, the FirstNet Team will travel to Denver, Colorado to present and exhibit at APCO International’s 2017 Annual Conference. The conference includes attendees from all aspects of public safety communications and is a great opportunity to continue our dialogue with this community on the public safety broadband network.

PSAC Association Profile: National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO)

August 8, 2017

With the recent announcement of AT&T as FirstNet’s partner, FirstNet delivered State Plans that reflect the public safety priorities of states, territories, and the District of Columbia for the FirstNet network. FirstNet and AT&T are currently engaging with states to review their individual State Plans, which detail network deployment, coverage, products and services, and cost.

FirstNet: Putting Lifesaving Technologies into the Hands of Heroes

July 28, 2017

FirstNet was honored to be a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce's celebration of American Heroes Week, highlighting the brave men and women of public safety who are America's heroes. This blog is reposted from https://www.commerce.gov/news/the-commerce-blog

FirstNet is Developing An Applications Ecosystem With Public Safety

July 24, 2017

Originally posted by the ACT | The App Association on July 24, 2017

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) was created to equip America’s first responders with state-of-the-art communications tools, enabled by the first nationwide interoperable, wireless broadband network.

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