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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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AT&T Lands $6.5B FirstNet Contract to Deploy Public Safety Broadband Network; Kay Kapoor Comments

The First Responder Network Authority has awarded AT&T (NYSE: T) a potential $6.5 billion contract to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders under a 25-year public-private partnership. AT&T will invest approximately $40 billion to develop, field and maintain the national wireless network over the next 25 years …

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Mike Poth: FirstNet Inches Closer to Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award

The First Responder Network Authority is in the evaluation phase and is close to awarding a contract to build a national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Thursday the agency has completed several tasks in compliance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to facilitate …

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Mike Poth: FirstNet Eyes Public Safety Broadband Network Contract Award in November

The First Responder Network Authority closed the process Tuesday for the submission of final bids from vendors interested in the contract to build a proposed national public safety broadband network for first responders. FirstNet CEO Mike Poth said Tuesday the agency will now move to the evaluation phase and plans …

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Deadline for FirstNet Proposal Submissions Extended to May 13

The First Responder Network Authority has extended the deadline for interested vendors to submit their final bids on the agency’s national public-safety broadband network project from April 29 to May 13. FirstNet said Friday it also released a batch of responses to the more than 400 questions that the agency has received from …

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FirstNet Seeks Proposals for Public Safety Broadband Network Deployment; Mike Poth Comments

The First Responder Network Authority has called on industry to propose ideas on how to deploy a public safety broadband network nationwide in a move to update the country’s communications infrastructure. FirstNet released a request for proposals for a modernized first responder and public safety communications system after the agency …

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FirstNet Board OKs Program’s Final RFP, Eyes January Bid Solicitation

The First Responder Network Authority board has approved a final request for proposal for the FirstNet national public-safety broadband network project and instructed the agency to begin the solicitation process by early January. “We engaged in an open and transparent process to develop this RFP from the start and met our goal …

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Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015: Sequestration Discussion Resurfaces, American Systems’ Latest Acquisition & more

Weekly Roundup Aug 17 – Aug 21 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The specter of potential sequestration cuts in fiscal year 2016 — which starts Sept. 30 — surfaced again this week in a letter signed by all 46 Democratic …

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FirstNet Seeks Input on Public-Safety Network Initiative

The First Responder Network Authority has issued a request for information on methods to build the FirstNet national broadband network for emergency responders. FirstNet administrators will consider the public’s input to develop strategies for acquiring equipment and services for the interoperable public-safety network, according to a FedBizOpps notice published Wednesday. …

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