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New Mexico to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Martinez Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

August 1, 2017

New Mexico is paving the way for advancements in public safety communications technology. Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced her decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the State’s public safety community.

U.S. Virgin Islands Becomes First Territory to Join FirstNet Network; Governor Mapp Approves Buildout Plan To Transform Public Safety Communications

August 1, 2017

The U.S. Virgin Islands is leading the way to modernize communications for its public safety community. Today, Governor Kenneth Mapp announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the territory’s public safety community helping first responders save lives and protect communities.

West Virginia to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Justice Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

July 27, 2017

Governor Jim Justice is helping transform first responder communications in West Virginia by “opting in” to FirstNet. With his decision, FirstNet and AT&T will deliver a specialized wireless broadband network to West Virginia’s public safety community.

New Jersey to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Christie Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

July 25, 2017

Governor Chris Christie is helping transform first responder communications in New Jersey by “opting in” to FirstNet. With his decision, FirstNet and AT&T will deliver a specialized wireless broadband network to New Jersey’s public safety community.

FirstNet Network Celebrates Momentous Week for Public Safety with First 5 States

July 19, 2017

Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Virginia and Wyoming are the first 5 states to join the FirstNet network. This is the first-ever nationwide broadband network and technology ecosystem being delivered by FirstNet and AT&T* to specifically meet the communications needs of America's public safety community

Iowa to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Reynolds Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

July 18, 2017

RESTON, Va -- Iowa is making history. Today, Governor Kim Reynolds announced her decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the State's public safety community.

Kentucky to Opt In to FirstNet Network

July 13, 2017

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. FirstNet released the following statement on Gov. Bevin’s decision:

Arkansas to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Hutchinson Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

July 13, 2017

RESTON, Va., July 13, 2017 – Today at the National Governors Association’s summer meeting,  Governor Asa Hutchinson announced his decision to join the FirstNet network. This will make Arkansas 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.

Wyoming to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor Mead to Approve Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

July 11, 2017

RESTON, Va -- Wyoming is making history. Today, Governor Matthew Mead announced his decision to accept the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the State's public safety community.

Virginia to Transform Communications for Public Safety; Governor McAuliffe Approves Buildout Plan for First Responder Network

July 10, 2017

RESTON, Va., July 10, 2017 – Virginia is making history. Today, Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a letter accepting the FirstNet and AT&T* plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the Commonwealth’s public safety community. This will make Virginia the first state 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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