County map of Indiana, cell tower

The FirstNet Network Expands Across Southwest Indiana to Advance Public Safety Communications Capabilities

Southwest Indiana’s first responders got a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of new, purpose-built FirstNet cell sites and other public safety-specific network enhancements across the area. This new infrastructure is a part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place across the state, bringing increased coverage, capacity and capabilities for public safety.




County map of Connecticut, cell tower

New FirstNet Cell Site Launches in Goshen to Support Public Safety

Goshen’s first responders got a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of a new, purpose-built cell site. The site – located in Northwestern Connecticut – is part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in Connecticut which is bringing increased coverage, capacity and capability to first responders across the state


Graphic with connected dots and title of the Accelerate R2 Response and Resiliency program

US Dept. of Commerce Awards $1 Million for R2 Network Challenge for Innovation in Disaster Response, Resiliency Tech

The FirstNet Authority joined U.S. Department of Commerce’s EDA and NIST in announcing the awardee of the Accelerate R2 Network Challenge. The R2 Network Challenge is an interagency program that connects stakeholders in the response and resilience (R2) industries, accelerating the speed at which startups and other organizations can bring innovations to the public safety market, create new businesses and jobs, and support community resilience.





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