Thirteen people stand with gold shovels, ready to break ground on a cell tower at Red Cliff Reservation

New FirstNet Cell Site to Support Red Cliff Reservation

First responders serving the Red Cliff Reservation got a major boost in their access to broadband communications with the addition of a new, purpose-built cell site. The new Infrastructure will improve connectivity for tribal first responders and expand rural broadband access for the tribal community.


FirstNet Board Chair Ed Horowitz and U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito speak at a groundbreaking in Preston County

New FirstNet Cell Site Announced in Preston County, WV

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



Numerous FirstNet board members sit a tables facing each other during a meeting reviewing a presentation

FirstNet Authority Unveils Roadmap Plans, Investment Principles

The First Responder Network Authority unveiled new initiatives to shape the future of public safety’s network and advance a dedicated FirstNet experience that will transform public safety operations to help save lives and protect communities.


Ed Parkinson of FirstNet and LouAnn Woodward of UMMC sit infront of the MOU they have just signed, behind them are standing over a dozen representatives from their organizations

FirstNet Authority, UMMC to Innovate for Rural Response

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) and University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) today signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on innovation for emergency medical care and response as well as mobile broadband for rural first responders in Mississippi and nationwide.


Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger cuts a red ribbon as FirstNet Authority Acting CEO Ed Parkinson looks on in front of an AT&T SatColt

New FirstNet Cell Site Launches in Baltimore Area to Support Public Safety

Public safety communications in Baltimore County got a critical upgrade with the launch of a new, purpose-built cell site. The site – located on Hazelwood Avenue – is part of Maryland’s FirstNet build, which is bringing increased coverage and capacity to first responders across the state.





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