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Coverage of the dedicated first responder network FirstNet, established to ensure interoperable communication between first responders across agencies.

The dedicated communications network for first responders, FirstNet, runs on AT&T networks, so when the carrier had a major outage this week, agencies using FirstNet were impacted. Here's how emergency services responded.
A newly formed team within North Dakota Information Technology is taking an in-depth look at emergency communications across the state with a focus on interoperability, security and resilience.
The FirstNet school safety system, to launch at the start of the 2023-2024 academic year, will allow school personnel to silently contact emergency responders by mobile app or wearable panic buttons.
Wassel takes over as head of FirstNet after a 34-year career with the Department of Defense, where he founded the Global Public Safety Communications Working Group.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that a partnership between the New York Power Authority and AT&T will pilot FirstNet as a wireless LTE solution. The project aims to enhance the state's emergency response.
As they responded to the terrorist attacks on 9/11, public safety professionals struggled to communicate with each other due to tech issues. Twenty years later, FirstNet exists to ensure this doesn't happen again.
Pennsylvania State University is expanding its use of FirstNet, AT&T's dedicated telecommunications network for first responders, to include all its police officers and key personnel across several campuses.
The company behind FirstNet is now offering its faster 5G+ option to public safety users in 38 cities. It’s also adding encryption from “tower to core” and creating a new coalition focused on health and wellness.
The nationwide communications network for public safety has come a long way since it started operating in 2018. New numbers from AT&T, the company hired to build out the network, illustrate how it continues to grow.
The company behind FirstNet has come out with four new solutions to help extend networks, boost signal, connect via satellite, allow for vertical location tracking and hook up radios with mobile phones.