At the PSAC Tribal Working Group’s (TWG) semi-annual in-person meeting, the FirstNet Authority updated TWG delegates on FirstNet’s latest developments, and tribal leaders discussed their network needs and shared real-world FirstNet use cases in tribal communities.
Members of the FirstNet Board’s Technology and Public Safety Advocacy Committees visited the Georgia Cyber Center in Augusta, GA to learn more about the evolving cyber threat landscape and the center’s focus on promoting and fostering innovation and technical collaboration.
For the sixth consecutive year, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet Authority) has received an unmodified, or “clean,” audit opinion on its financial statements.
At the Texas A&M University Internet 2 Technology Evaluation Center’s Winter Institute Workshop and Exercise, first responders trained on how to respond during an earthquake. The exercise used FirstNet to demonstrate how the network could enhance operational communications during a natural disaster.
During the month of May, the FirstNet Authority is recognizing and celebrating first responders for the critical, lifesaving work they perform year-round.
FirstNet Authority Acting CEO Ed Parkinson spoke at the 2019 Technical & Business Conference hosted by NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, discussing how rural network deployment will support first responders.
At a recent public safety broadband forum, first responders, public administrators, and IT support personnel from the State of Arizona gathered to discuss FirstNet, its impact on public safety broadband needs, and the FirstNet Authority Roadmap.
February 16, 1968 was a momentous day for public safety — it marked the first time a 9-1-1 call was ever made. In the five decades since, emergency communication centers and their dedicated teams of telecommunicators have become the first touchpoint for emergency response.
The aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City highlighted the critical need for dependable communications among first responders during emergencies and disasters.
As part of our Roadmap Engagements, the First Responder Network Authority’s (FirstNet Authority) Public Safety Advocacy (PSA) team was pleased to recently hold a Mission Critical Services Workshop in Fairfax County, VA.