FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network

FirstNet approves $82 million budget for 2020

by • 3 years ago

The budget also includes $82 million in reserve funding and $145 million in network reinvestment.

FirstNet passes milestone: 1,000 public safety agency subscribers

by • 4 years ago

AT&T, the company behind the public safety network, says FirstNet has been used in more than 100,000 connections since May.

AT&T pumps $2 billion into FirstNet's rural coverage

by • 4 years ago

The company says it expects many public safety agencies and commercial customers will begin switching to its service as the public safety network is expanded in under-connected regions.

17 phones and tablets make FirstNet's approved device list

by • 4 years ago

New models from Apple and Samsung comprise the majority of the list. The public safety communications agency says more will be added as they are approved.

AT&T gets green light to build out FirstNet network

by • 4 years ago

The contractor says it's already putting up towers to use the Band 14 spectrum, which will be dedicated to first responders.

FirstNet readies draft release, states mull final decision

by • 5 years ago

The wireless broadband network for public safety closes in on final decisions from states by the end of the year.

NASCIO fly-In brings state CIOs priorities to Washington

by • 9 years ago

NASCIO members discussed pressing intergovernmental technology policy concerns, including the cybersecurity threat to state governments, grant guidance reform, and the FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network.