Public Safety First Podcast

FirstNet is America’s first nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated exclusively to public safety. Public safety fought for this network and the First Responder Network Authority team partnered with first responders to deploy a network that meets their needs. Join Dave Buchanan, host of the “Public Safety First” podcast, to discuss the future of emergency communications and FirstNet, and to hear from first responders about how FirstNet is impacting every-day and emergency operations through improvements to coverage, capacity, applications, devices, and security... Subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, and YouTube

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“Tech for Good: Prize Challenges for Public Safety”; Public Safety First podcast icon; man and woman sit and talk at table; infographic drawing shows timeline of events

In this episode, Ellen Ryan, Deputy Division Chief for the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Public Safety Communications Research Division, discusses the division’s Open Innovation program, including current and future grant and prize challenge opportunities.