A first responder using a smart phone that is connected to the internet via a FirstNet Compact Rapid Deployable

Orleans Parish Communication District Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Cut Over to AT&T ESInet™ and Carbyne APEX Call Handling System

The Orleans Parish Communications District celebrates the adoption of AT&T ESInet to support Next Generation 911 call handling systems. AT&T ESInet gives emergency call handlers greater location accuracy and added redundancy to ensure that 911 services remain operational during localized events. The new system along with acquiring a FirstNet Compact Rapid Deployable asset will provide reliable communications systems for Louisiana public safety.

FirstNet cell tower, FirstNet Authority Board Member Karima Holmes and local representatives speak at event

The FirstNet Network Expands in Charles County to Advance Public Safety Communications Capabilities in Maryland

Charles County’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications thanks to the FirstNet® network expansion currently underway by AT&T. We’ve recently added new, purpose-built cell sites located in Charles County – one in Nanjameoy and a second in Newburg on Crain Highway behind the Maryland Veterans Museum. In 2020, AT&T turned on two other purpose-built sites – one on Cobb Island Road in Newburg and another along Vera Davis Lane in Waldorf.

Security officer monitoring casino floor through security cameras

Indian Gaming Association, FirstNet Authority and FirstNet program at AT&T launch collaborative effort to promote best practices for public safety communications and coordination on FirstNet

The Indian Gaming Association is working with FirstNet and the FirstNet Authority to raise awareness of the benefits of public safety’s network to Indian Country. Through this collaboration, FirstNet will support the Indian Gaming Association’s members as they explore the best options for security and emergency response.