Tag Archives: FirstNet

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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FirstNet Outlines Ongoing Public Safety Mission Support, Five-Year Roadmap; Stacy Schwartz Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 22, 2019 — The team behind FirstNet, the nationwide public safety broadband network developed by a partnership between AT&T (NYSE: T) and the First Responder Network Authority, has revealed the network supported 175 missions so far this year as it outlines a roadmap for expansion over the next five years, GovCon Wire reported Monday.

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AT&T’s Robert Patterson: FirstNet Could Transform Public Safety, Law Enforcement Comms

Robert Patterson, senior executive director of global law enforcement at AT&T's public sector solutions business, has said the FirstNet communications service could be a "game changer" for the way public safety personnel conduct rescue and recovery missions. He wrote in a GCN guest piece published Tuesday the nationwide broadband network offers push-to-talk features that allow agencies to collaborate to help enforce the law and address public safety concerns.

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