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Illinois to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Rauner Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

December 18, 2017

llinois is modernizing communications technology for its first responders. Today, Governor Bruce Rauner announced his decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority* and AT&T** plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced tools to help Illinois’ first responders save lives and protect communities.

South Dakota to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Daugaard Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

December 15, 2017

South Dakota is modernizing communications technology for its first responders. Today, Governor Dennis Daugaard announced his decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority* and AT&T** plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state's public safety community.

Wisconsin to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Walker Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

December 15, 2017

Wisconsin is moving to advance first responder communications. Today, Governor Scott Walker announced his decision to accept the First Responder Network Authority* and AT&T** plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced technologies that will help first responders save lives and protect communities.

FirstNet Launches Ruthless Preemption for First Responders

December 12, 2017

FirstNet, the nationwide public safety broadband network, now features ruthless preemption (preemption) services for first responder subscribers across the country. This highly anticipated, specialized offering is now available to first responders in states and territories that have opted in to the First Responder Network Authority* and AT&T** plan and have subscribed to FirstNet service.

Missouri to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Greitens Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

December 11, 2017

Missouri is advancing communications capabilities for first responders. Today, Governor Eric Greitens announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced technologies that will help Missouri’s first responders save lives and protect communities.

Ohio to Enhance Communications for Public Safety; with Approved Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

November 30, 2017

Ohio is advancing communications for first responders. FirstNet and AT&T* will deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced technologies that will help Ohio’s first responders save lives and protect communities. 

Vermont to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Scott Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

November 29, 2017

Vermont is advancing the communications capabilities of its first responders. Today, Governor Phil Scott announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced technologies that will help Vermont’s first responders save lives and protect communities.

Georgia to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Deal Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

November 17, 2017

Georgia is advancing communications capabilities for first responders. Governor Nathan Deal has accepted the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. The FirstNet network will bring advanced technologies that will help Georgia’s first responders save lives and protect communities. 

North Carolina to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Cooper Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

November 15, 2017

"Governor Cooper's decision to make FirstNet services available in his state demonstrates his strong commitment to public safety," said FirstNet CEO Mike Poth. "We look forward to continuing to work with North Carolina’s first responders to help ensure they receive access to the sustainable, cutting-edge network they need to connect local, state, tribal and federal first responders across the Tarheel State." 

Utah to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Herbert Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

November 6, 2017

Utah is modernizing communication technology for its first responders. Today, Governor Gary Herbert announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. The FirstNet network will bring advanced tools to help Utah’s first responders save lives and protect communities.

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