Federal public safety agencies and military emergency responders have the same requirements as their state and local counterparts for unhampered communications, highly secure connectivity in the most remote locations, and access to critical, often life-saving data.
Built to meet the needs of first responders across all jurisdictions, FirstNet is the only nationwide, high-speed, broadband network designed specifically for public safety. Watch the series to learn more.
Hear more in the fourth and final part of Federal News Network’s series, FirstNet Update.
AT&T uses 20 megahertz of old television spectrum and will operate FirstNet for at least 25 years.
The federal government’s first responders and disaster recovery agencies also need the nationwide network.
For this first of a four-part series on FirstNet, Federal Drive with Tom Temin checked in with its Chief Technology and Operations Officer Jeff Bratcher.
When time matters most, communication is critical. For federal, state and local responders that means a secure, single interoperable platform nationwide.
In this eight-part series, listen as AT&T Public Safety leaders discuss FirstNet – the only nationwide, high-speed, broadband network dedicated to public safety.
Over one-third of responders’ antennae will bet touched by the build-out this year, the CEO of First Responder Network Authority said.
FirstNet, a Commerce Department unit, recently gave the green light to AT&T to start building new emergency communications network.
AT&T and FirstNet say they are working to secure traffic on the first responder network, and are building a fleet of cell tower trucks ready for deployment.
T. J. Kennedy of FirstNet and Chris Sambar of AT&T discuss their combined efforts to build and manage the first broadband network that will be dedicated to the needs of first responders.