FirstNet contract doesn’t entirely shut out other market players, Part 4
August 22, 2019 10:26 am
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The award in 2017 of the FirstNet first responder communications network contract to AT&T didn’t end the competition for first responder agency communications. Earlier this week Federal Drive with Tom Temin heard from FirstNet operator AT&T. Now, in the fourth and final part of this series, FirstNet Update, Mike Maiorana, senior vice president for Public Sector at Verizon, cited the fact that the FirstNet award to AT&T resulted in a first responder network built on commercial standards. Therefore Verizon could keep a hand in the market, he said.
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