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FirstNet Roadmap Outlines Six ‘High-Priority’ Areas; AT&T VP Stacy Schwartz Quoted

The First Responder Network Authority detailed a five-year plan to advance a nationwide public safety broadband system with regard to the network core, capacity and coverage, situational awareness, information exchange security, voice communications and user experience, Government Technology reported Friday.

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FirstNet Surpasses 600K Connections; Used By Over 7,250 Public Safety Agencies Nationwide

FirstNet, a communications platform built by AT&T and the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority), is being used by more than 7,250 public safety agencies with over 600,000 device connections to date, FirstNet announced on Monday. The platform continues to expand its coverage, capacity and capabilities for first responders that …

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AT&T to Help Navy, Marine Corps Implement FirstNet for Public Safety Comms; Mike Leff Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 16, 2019 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority will work with the Department of the Navy to deploy the FirstNet national public safety broadband network at U.S. Navy and Marine Corps facilities across the U.S., ExecutiveBiz reported April 1. Seeking Alpha reported …

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AT&T, FirstNet Team With Sonim to Develop Portable Kits for Emergency Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 8, 2018 — The First Responder Network Authority and AT&T (NYSE: T) team has collaborated with Sonim to develop portable kits designed to facilitate communications via the FirstNet network in remote and rural areas during emergencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AT&T said Monday the emergency drop kits …

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AT&T Connects 2,500 Sites to Band 14 Spectrum for Increased FirstNet Coverage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has provided connectivity with the Band 14 spectrum for public safety communications to approximately 2,500 of the more than 10,000 target U.S. sites under the First Responder Network Authority program’s build-out phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday the Band 14 …

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AT&T Launches FirstNet Distribution Program for 3rd-Party Dealers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled a program designed to help selected public safety system dealers and Alliance Channel members market the FirstNet communications platform to first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the FirstNet Dealer Program aims to reach agencies that …

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AT&T Plans $2B Support for FirstNet Deployment Effort to Expand Rural Coverage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) plans to use an estimated $2 billion in funds for its First Responder Network Authority deployment effort to expand its communications coverage in rural areas and advance software upgrades to facilitate the delivery of 5G services through its cell cites, …

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AT&T, FirstNet begin build-out phase for national public safety broadband network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have started work under the build-out phase for a national wireless broadband network for public safety communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The build-out phase, which includes the deployment of a virtual network, broadcast towers and …

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