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 Current Events
Date Event
Dec. 14 Winter 2017 PSAC In-Person Meeting
Jan. 08 NAEMSP 2018 Annual Meeting
Jan. 15 - 18 NENA NG9-1-1 Standards and Best Practices Conference
Jan. 24 Kickapoo Traditional Tribe of Texas Tribal Coverage Review Meeting
Jan. 31 2018 Border Security Expo
 2017 Board Meetings
Date Location
Mar. 14 Reston, VA
Mar. 28 Teleconference
Jun. 28 Reston, VA
Sept. 13-14 Boulder, CO
Dec. 7 Teleconference & WebEx

OPT-IN States/Territories

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  10. Michigan
  11. Maine
  12. Montana
  13. Arizona
  14. Kansas
  15. Nevada
  16. Hawaii
  17. Alaska
  18. Tennessee
  19. Puerto Rico
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  22. Idaho
  23. Texas
  24. Louisiana
  25. Minnesota
  26. Alabama
  27. Indiana
  28. Oklahoma
  29. Pennsylvania
  30. South Carolina
  31. Utah
  32. North Carolina
  33. Georgia
  34. Vermont
  35. Ohio
  36. Missouri
  37. Wisconsin
  38. South Dakota
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(Please note: Alaska, Hawaii, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa are not to scale.)
 Blogs
FirstNet Facts: Consultation & Information the States/Territories Need
FirstNet Facts: Consultation & Information the States/Territories Need
October 27, 2017 | By Mike Poth, FirstNet CEO
FirstNet is ensuring the states and territories have all the information they need to make the best decision for public safety and the communities they serve by Dec. 28. We are also actively working with opt-in states to implement their State Plans.

PSAC Winter 2017 Meeting: Looking Ahead to 2018
PSAC Winter 2017 Meeting: Looking Ahead to 2018
December 15, 2017 | Kenzie Capece, FirstNet Senior Outreach Advisor
FirstNet’s PSAC met in Atlanta, Georgia, to discuss outreach and engagement efforts in 2017, and strategy for 2018.
"The Time is Now,” says Virginia Fire Chief
December 7, 2017 | By Mike Worrell, FirstNet Senior Fire Advisor
Fairfax Fire Chief Richard Bowers and County Communications Technology Manager Michael Newburn talk about the transition to implementing FirstNet services…
An ‘Unstoppable’ Communications Option for Charlotte Emergency Management
An ‘Unstoppable’ Communications Option for Charlotte Emergency Management
November 16, 2017 | By Ehrin Ehlert, FirstNet Region 4 Lead
With North Carolina opting in to the FirstNet network, public safety officials across the state now have access to a dedicated, robust signal to carry out their mission during large events, emergencies, and day-to-day operations…
 News
FirstNet Launches Ruthless Preemption for First Responders
FirstNet Launches Ruthless Preemption for First Responders
December 12, 2017 | By April Ward
Reston, Va – Preemption is now available in opt-in states to FirstNet subscribers at no additional charge. “We are pleased that FirstNet is the first broadband network to deliver this capability to public safety,” says CEO Mike Poth.

Vermont, Ohio are Latest States to “Opt In” and Join FirstNet Network
November 30, 2017 | By Chrissie Coon
Reston, Va – Vermont and Ohio become the 34th and 35th states, respectively, to announce decisions to opt in to the FirstNet network – the country's only communications platform purpose-built with public safety, for public safety.


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