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Guest Editorial: FirstNet Is Delivering for Public Safety
As FirstNet continues to evolve, the legislative and regulatory oversight required by federal law has continued. The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recent renewal of FirstNet’s Band 14 spectrum license is a milestone.
July 12, 2023
Sonim Delivers FirstNet Ready XP3plus Ultra-Rugged Phone
April 17, 2023
FirstNet Celebrates Sixth Year of Operation, Releases Suitcase-Sized Deployable
The miniCRD can be deployed by a single person within a matter of minutes, covers up to a half mile and links to FirstNet via satellite without relying on commercial power availability.
April 4, 2023
AT&T/FirstNet Readies Super Bowl LVII Communications
Inside the stadium, AT&T has deployed more than 2,000 wireless network antennas supported by approximately 12 miles of fiber and power cables. Outside the stadium, 64 outdoor antennas have been installed supported by 15 miles of fiber and power cables.
February 8, 2023
Offering a Helping Hand for First Responder Health and Wellness
As public safety’s partner, FirstNet, Built with AT&T feels that it is our duty to give first responders the tools that ensure they are able to do their job. Whether that is through our communications technology and deployable assets or with health and wellness resources.
December 14, 2022
FirstNet Authority Approves $190M for Network Enhancements
“The budget enables the FirstNet Authority to plan for future capabilities on the network, so it evolves with technology and delivers the tools public safety needs to keep themselves and their communities safe.”
August 17, 2022
'FirstNet and Family’ Simplifies Connectivity for First Responders
Today AT&T is introducing a more streamlined approach for first responders and their families to get the best of both worlds from the FirstNet public safety network and AT&T’s commercial network, resulting in significant savings for eligible customers through “FirstNet and Family.”
August 10, 2022
Super Bowl LVI: Gameday Communications
Investments in preplanning and equipment by FirstNet and Verizon ensured that officers working Super Bowl LVI had the voice and data connectivity they needed before, during, and after the event.
March 31, 2022
National Law Enforcement Museum Announces Free Admission for Officers Every Saturday in 2022
The Museum houses 300 years of American law enforcement history, including several immersive and interactive experiences. The latest temporary exhibit, "Post-9/11: The Evolution of American Law Enforcement," allows visitors to learn more about the significant changes to U.S. law enforcement in the aftermath of 9/11.
March 17, 2022
FirstNet Expands Fleet of Deployable Emergency Network Assets
FirstNet users now have access to a dedicated fleet of more than 100 land-based and airborne portable cell sites, all at no additional charge.
June 30, 2021
FirstNet Launches 5G Service for First Responders
The company says 5G connectivity on FirstNet will be "ideal for IoT and video intelligence solutions." Examples include being able to deploy cameras to the front gate of a stadium and screen attendees’ temperature to potentially help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and using 5G in an ambulance to transmit patient data back to the emergency room.
April 5, 2021
FBI Signs $92 Million Contract with FirstNet, AT&T
The FBI is expanding its usage of FirstNet, awarding AT&T a mobility contract for additional FirstNet capabilities to support the FBI’s day-to-day and emergency operations. The agreement, valued at approximately $92 million, is the largest commitment to FirstNet by a law enforcement or public safety agency.
December 9, 2020
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