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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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AT&T, FirstNet Launch Exclusive Communications Platform for First Responders

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 29, 2018 —  AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have unveiled the FirstNet network core designed as a specialized system to support first responders’ communication needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the network core infrastructure will work to give first responders …

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AT&T to Deploy Spectrum Allotted for FirstNet Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will begin to field the Band 14 spectrum to first responders as it aims to deliver a national public safety broadband network under a task order from the First Responder Network Authority, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. FirstNet said Wednesday the company will deploy …

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FirstNet Vet TJ Kennedy to Chair Secured Communications Board

TJ Kennedy, former president of the First Responder Network Authority, has joined Secured Communications as chairman of the company’s board of directors. The 25-year public safety and wireless technology veteran established The Public Safety Network company after his tenure at FirstNet, Secured Communications said Thursday. He led the independent government authority from …

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AT&T Designs New FirstNet Visual Identity

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has established a visual brand for the First Responder Network Authority‘s communications products and services in support of public safety, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Chris Sambar, a senior vice president at AT&T, said in a blog post published Monday that the new …

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AT&T to Deliver FirstNet Public Safety Network to 50 States, DC, US Territories

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have unveiled that 50 U.S. states, two territories and Washington, D.C., have opted in for the deployment of a national public safety broadband network, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday the FirstNet network will …

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AT&T, FirstNet Establish Developer Program, App Store for Public Safety Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority have unveiled a program that seeks to facilitate the development of communications tools and other applications for first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the developer program aims to drive innovation focused on …

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Report: Xavier Williams to Succeed Kay Kapoor as AT&T Govt Solutions Head

Xavier Williams, a veteran of AT&T (NYSE: T), will succeed Kay Kapoor as president of the company’s government solutions business, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. The station cites unnamed sources that say Kapoor has resigned after a four-year tenure at the telecommunications firm. Under Kapoor’s leadership, AT&T secured a spot on the General …

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AT&T, FirstNet to Get $73M FY 2018 Budget for Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 20, 2017 — The First Responder Network Authority board has cleared a $73.5 million budget for fiscal year 2018 to support the efforts of FirstNet and contractor AT&T (NYSE: T) to deploy a nationwide broadband network for public safety, ExecutiveGov reported Tuesday. The agency said Thursday its public-private …

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