County map of North Dakota with Slope, McClean and Stark counties highlighted, FirstNet tower near a field

New FirstNet Cell Sites Launch in North Dakota to Support Public Safety

North Dakota’s first responders got a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of four new, purpose-built cell sites. The sites – two located in Slope County and one each in McLean and Stark County – are part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in North Dakota, which is bringing increased coverage, capacity, and capabilities to first responders across the state.



“New FirstNet cell site launches in East Carroll Parish, Louisiana,” map of Louisiana counties with East Carroll Parish highlighted, tower installed in East Carroll Parish

New FirstNet Cell Site Launches in Lake Providence to Support Public Safety and Expand Connectivity in the Area; FirstNet Authority Joins Unveiling

First responders in the East Carroll Parish area got a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of a new, purpose-built cell site. The site – located in Lake Providence – is part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in Louisiana, which is bringing increased coverage, capacity, and capabilities to first responders across the state.


Graphic art of three first responder using Internet of Things and connected wearable devices with the CES Government conference 2020 logo

Accelerating Innovation for Public Safety

Edward Parkinson delivers remarks at CES Government 2020 to discuss the expanding public safety broadband marketplace and the FirstNet Authority’s plans for FirstNet in 2020, including: FirstNet’s role promoting innovation in the marketplace and advancing initiatives to identify industry trends and promote global public safety broadband opportunities.


FirstNet Satellite Cell on Wheels, tent with FirstNet banner, and ambulance standing on road in Yamhill County, Oregon

FirstNet Cell Site Launches in Yamhill County to Support Public Safety

First responders in Yamhill and Washington counties got a major boost in their wireless communications with the launch of a FirstNet cell site. The site – located in rural Yamhill County – is part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in Oregon, which is bringing purpose-built coverage, capacity, and capabilities to first responders across the state.


Map of Pennsylvania counties with Clinton County highlighted over image of broadband tower and clouds.

New FirstNet Cell Site Launches in Clinton County to Support Public Safety

First responders in Clinton County got a major boost in their wireless communications with the launch of a FirstNet cell site. The site is part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in Pennsylvania, which is bringing purpose-built coverage, capacity, and capabilities to first responders across the state.


Photo of FirstNet Authority Board members sitting around a table during a meeting.

FirstNet Authority Highlights Network Advancements, Outlines Strategic Priorities

At its year-end meeting today, the FirstNet Authority Board highlighted major areas of progress for FirstNet and outlined its priorities to ensure the continued evolution of the network and organization. This year saw continued momentum for FirstNet with expanded network deployment and growth in new public safety subscribers. Today, there are more than one million connections being used by more than 10,000 public safety agencies on FirstNet.



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