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AT&T Named in Potential DISA Contract for PACAF Global Network Connectivity Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 11, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) is set to receive a contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency for the delivery of global network connectivity services as part of a Pacific Air Forces commercial pathfinder effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DISA said in a FedBizOpps notice published Sunday the …

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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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General Dynamics Unveils 4G LTE Public Safety Comms System at 2018 APCO Expo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is launching a new 4G LTE communications platform at the 2018 APCO International Annual Conference and Expo that runs through Tuesday in Las Vegas, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday FirstRunner, which will undergo a compatibility test with …

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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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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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