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FirstNet approves $82 million budget for 2020

by • 4 months ago

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

FirstNet's new 'roadmap' offers preview of network's future

by • 4 months ago

Expanding the network's "deployables fleet" and improving in-building coverage fall under six priorities outlined in FirstNet's latest planning document.

Verizon inks first multi-vendor public safety contract with Massachusetts

by • 5 months ago

The contract will allow Verizon and AT&T to provide dedicated service to public safety agencies in Massachusetts.

San Jose first to implement FirstNet citywide

by • 6 months ago

San Jose, California, will equip 10 agencies — including police, fire and environmental services — with devices that run on the new network for public-safety communications.

FirstNet reaches new usage milestones, passes 50 percent buildout

by • 7 months ago

More than 7,250 public safety agencies have signed onto FirstNet, according to AT&T, the contractor building the network. Officials say mission-critical capabilities will be rolled out throughout the year.

FirstNet publishes guiding investment principles

by • 9 months ago

The FirstNet board established a set of principles for investments into the network, signaling an intention to build a roadmap to guide future improvements.

Still 'lack of belief' in GIS among emergency management leaders

by • 10 months ago

On GIS Addressed, former Florida emergency management CIO Richard Butgereit says GIS is still underused and underfunded in disaster response.

FirstNet fills board with six new appointments

by • 1 year ago

After recent leadership changes, the public safety network's governing body is full again.

Esri introduces ArcGIS mobile app for FirstNet ecosystem

by • 1 year ago

The app, Explorer for ArcGIS, provides ArcGIS capabilities to agencies that might otherwise struggle to securely share mapping data.