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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 Reports Increased LTE Coverage Area for FirstNet Subscribers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 14, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has expanded the coverage area of its LTE services for first responders by more than 50K square miles in a move to bolster the FirstNet public safety communications network, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the additional LTE coverage developed over the past …

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AT&T Unveils New Public Safety Tools in FirstNet App Catalog

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 22, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has introduced new public safety applications in its catalog of software tools that are used to support subscribers of the FirstNet broadband network, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Bob Sloan, chief operating officer of FirstNet at AT&T, said in a statement posted Thursday the FirstNet …

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AT&T Fields 72 Deployable Network Assets for Mobile Connectivity to FirstNet

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled more than 70 dedicated deployable assets designed to support first-responder subscribers of the FirstNet public safety communications network during planned events or emergency incidents, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the 72 network assets, which include mobile …

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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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