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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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AT&T: 20 States, Territories Accept FirstNet Public Safety Network Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled that a total of 20 U.S. states and territories have already opted into the First Responder Network Authority’s plan for a nationwide public safety broadband network, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska, Puerto Rico and Tennessee …

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Chris Sambar: AT&T, FirstNet Focus on Device, App Cybersecurity for Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 24, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) Senior Vice President Chris Sambar has briefed lawmakers on the continued collaboration between the company and the First Responder Network Authority to integrate cybersecurity into the development of the future nationwide public safety broadband network, ExecutiveGov reported Friday. Federal News Radio …

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AT&T, FirstNet Land Virginia as 1st Customer for Public Safety Broadband Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2017 — The buildout plan that AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority developed for the FirstNet nationwide public safety broadband network has secured its first customer after the Virginia state government joined the program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. AT&T said Monday Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed …

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AT&T, FirstNet Open Feedback Period for Public Safety Network Buildout Plans

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 21, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has collaborated with the First Responder Network Authority to issue state plans for the eventual adoption of the FirstNet national public safety broadband network for first responders, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday officials at U.S. states and territories can access the …

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AT&T, FirstNet Prep State Plans for National Public Safety Broadband Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority continue to work on state plans for the implementation of a national public safety broadband network under the 25-year FirstNet program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said in a blog post published Monday the …

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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor: Public-Private Partnership to Drive FirstNet Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s (NYSE: T) global public sector solutions business, has said the company will work with the First Responder Network Authority to migrate the public safety traffic to the band 14 network over the next five years, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. She told …

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Kay Kapoor Named President of AT&T’s Newly Formed Global Public Sector Business

Kay Kapoor, formerly head of federal business at AT&T (NYSE: T), has been named president of a newly created global public sector segment that consolidates the company’s government and education businesses. AT&T, which posted nearly $15 billion in public sector sales during 2016, offers communications and information technology platforms to government and education …

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