Current Events
Date Event
Jun. 25 - 28 Smart Cities Connect Conference & Expo
Jun. 27 - 30 Washington APCO Summer 2017 Conference
 2017 Board Meetings
Date Location
Mar. 14 Reston, VA
Mar. 28 Teleconference
Jun. 28 Reston, VA
Sept. 13-14 TBD
Dec. 6-7 TBD
Recap:FirstNet Names AT&T Partner to Build $46.5 Billion Network for First Responders
Recap: FirstNet Names AT&T Partner to Build Network for First Responders
By FirstNet
On March 30, U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced that the First Responder Network Authority will partner with AT&T to build the nation's modern, mobile broadband LTE network for first responders...

Swenson Delivers PSCR Keynote
Swenson Delivers PSCR Keynote
June 12, 2017 | Sue Swenson, FirstNet Chair
It’s incredibly exciting to think about what might be possible in this new world... there is unlimited potential with this network – and it is critical that we work to stay ahead of the innovation curve.
On display is the new Helicopter Flying COW (Cell on Wings).
Life-saving Preparation: How AT&T Plans for Hurricane Season
May 17, 2017 | By Chris Sambar, Senior Vice President, AT&T – FirstNet
Hurricane season is fast approaching. And the National Weather Service says an average of 3 hurricanes hit the U.S. coastline every 2 years. The best way to stay safe? Be prepared...
PSAC Summer Meeting Recap
PSAC Summer Meeting Recap
June 16, 2017 | Kenzie Capece, Senior Outreach Advisor
Members of FirstNet’s Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) met in San Antonio, Texas, for the first in-person meeting of the year. Thirty-six PSAC members gathered to review FirstNet’s most recent progress...

FirstNet, AT&T Deliver Buildout Plans 
To States & Territories; Advance Network
FirstNet, AT&T Deliver Buildout Plans To States & Territories; Advance Network
June 19, 2017 | By April Ward, FirstNet
(Reston, Va)-- Today, FirstNet and AT&T provided U.S. states and territories with individual State Plans to enable the rapid deployment of this first-of-its-kind public safety network…

FirstNet Board Advances First Responder Network Procurement Process
March 28, 2017 | By April Ward
(Reston, Va) The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) today took a critical step to position the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (“Network”) procurement for completion as soon as possible...

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