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AT&T Secures $92M FBI FirstNet Usage Expansion Contract; Ed Parkinson, Stacy Schwartz Quoted

Ed Parkinson CEO FirstNet Authority

The FBI has awarded AT&T a $92 million mobility contract to provide additional FirstNet capabilities that support the bureau's operations. “We are pleased to see the Department of Justice (DOJ) expand its use of the network platform to connect more agencies within the law enforcement community,” said Ed Parkinson, CEO of the FirstNet Authority.

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AT&T Secures $311M NOAA Task Order to Modernize Network; Chris Smith Quoted

Chris Smith

AT&T has been awarded a ten-year, $311 million task order from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deliver modern networking capabilities and advanced technologies. "This task order award is testimony to our capability to deliver robust and reliable services at scale and manage them end-to-end to help government agencies like NOAA improve mission fulfillment," said Chris Smith, vice president of civilian and shared services at AT&T Public Sector and FirstNet.

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Chris Sambar: AT&T Introduces FirstNet Deployable Blimp to Support Nationwide Public Safety Comms

AT&T has added a 55-foot aerostat to the company's fleet of deployable network assets built to complement a national broadband communications system for first responders. FirstNet One is designed to facilitate LTE connectivity within a targeted area in tne event of a disaster, Chris Sambar, executive vice president of technology operations at AT&T, wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday.

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