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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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Northrop Adds RapidSOS Tech to Emergency Caller Location Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 6, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has partnered with RapidSOS to integrate their emergency response technologies and deliver a service that will work to enable first responders to locate people seeking help via connected devices such as smartphones, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The RapidSOS Next-Generation 911 Clearinghouse …

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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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Iridium’s Scott Scheimreif: Demand to Grow for Small-Form-Factor Broadband Antennas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 22, 2018 — Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president of government programs at Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) predicts that the industry will see an increased demand for small-form-factor antennas equipped with agile broadband connectivity that could be used to support mobile communications for public safety and other operations, …

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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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NTT Group-Dell Technologies Team to Work on Smart City Program for Las Vegas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 4, 2018 — NTT Group has partnered with Dell Technologies to develop a program that aims to drive digital transformation in Las Vegas and develop its smart city capability, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. NTT Data said Tuesday the group will deploy micro data centers with analytics functions to help the …

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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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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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