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FirstNet Publishes Five-Year ‘Roadmap’ Outlining Expansion

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After going live more than a year ago, nearly 9,000 public safety agencies, including police agencies, are already FirstNet subscribers. Emergency Management writes about FirstNet’s plans to expand its coverage across the country.   The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) has published a formal document describing how it plans to expand the nation’s evolving next-gen […]

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How to Improve Public Safety Communication with FirstNet and Band 14

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With demands on emergency personnel exacerbated by large-scale emergencies like natural disasters, first responders on the scene should never have to struggle to communicate when cellular networks are congested. There’s a desperate need for effective emergency response nationwide, which is why legislators called for the creation of FirstNet, a dedicated wireless broadband communications platform available […]

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