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Public Safety Broadband

FirstNet Coverage Supports Rural Telehealth in Maine

Jackman is a rural community nestled away in the Northwestern Mountains of Maine. The town struggled with communication due to their remote location. Now, by leveraging FirstNet, they've transformed public safety for the area, enabling residents to take advantage of telehealth capabilities and ensuring that calls for help are met with swift and timely assistance. Learn more:

All Hands On Deck: Maritime response and the case for broadband

Public safety agencies that operate on the water, like Hyannis Fire in Massachusetts, deal with unique challenges. That's why the FirstNet Authority went on site with agencies across the county to gather insight into the operational needs of these maritime first responders. These findings will help define future strategies to enhance the effectiveness of maritime emergency response operations. Learn more at
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