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 Current Events
Date Event
Jul. 16-19 North Carolina Police Executives Conference
Jul. 19-20 Colorado Telecommunications Association Summer Meeting and Vendor Showcase
Jul. 24 Summer In-Person Tribal Working Group Meeting
Jul. 25-27 Tribal-Interior Budget Council meeting
Jul. 26- 28 Oklahoma EMT Association Medic Update EMS Conference
Jul. 26-29 IAFC 2017 Fire-Rescue International
 2017 Board Meetings
Date Location
Mar. 14 Reston, VA
Mar. 28 Teleconference
Jun. 28 Reston, VA
Sept. 13-14 TBD
Dec. 6-7 TBD
STATE PLANS DASHBOARD
1.
STATE PLANS
RELEASED
 
53/56
2.
State Plans
Review
Consultation
51/56
 OPT-IN to FirstNet RAN 5/56
  - OR -  
 OPT-OUT of FirstNet RAN 0/56
(Please note: Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa are not to scale.)
 Blogs
Recap: FirstNet Board Recognizes Progress of Partnership, Network
Recap: FirstNet Board Recognizes Progress of Partnership, Network
By FirstNet
During their June 28, 2017 meeting, the FirstNet Board met with FirstNet leadership to discuss the release of state plans, first responder network priorities, and what it means for the public safety broadband network...

Consultation with States, Territories Ramps Up with Focus on State Plan Reviews
Consultation with States, Territories Ramps Up with Focus on State Plan Reviews
July 14, 2017 | By David Buchanan, Director of Consultation, and Brian Hobson, Director of State Plans
The FirstNet and AT&T team conducts State Plans Review Consultation meetings in the states and territories...
Swenson Delivers PSCR Keynote
Swenson Delivers PSCR Keynote
June 12, 2017 | Sue Swenson, FirstNet Chair
It’s incredibly exciting to think about what might be possible in this new world... there is unlimited potential with this network – and it is critical that we work to stay ahead of innovation...
PSAC Summer Meeting Recap
PSAC Summer Meeting Recap
June 16, 2017 | Kenzie Capece, Senior Outreach Advisor
Members of FirstNet’s Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) met in San Antonio, Texas, for the first in-person meeting of the year. Thirty-six PSAC members gathered to review FirstNet’s most recent progress...

 News
Momentum Builds for Public Safety Network as Five States Opt In to FirstNet
Momentum Builds for Public Safety Network as Five States Opt In to FirstNet
July 19, 2017 | By April Ward
(Reston, Va)-- The first five states to join the FirstNet Network are Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Virginia and Wyoming. "This has been a momentous week,” says CEO Mike Poth.

Kentucky to Opt-in to FirstNet Network; Governor’s Decision will Modernize First Responder Communications
July 13, 2017 | By April Ward
(Reston, Va)-- RESTON, Va -- Today, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin made his decision to join the FirstNet network. This will make Kentucky one of the first states in the country to “opt in” to FirstNet and bring advanced technologies that will help first responders save lives and protect communities."

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