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May 30, 2023

RESTON, Va. – On May 26, 2023, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) renewed the First Responder Network Authority’s (FirstNet Authority) Band 14 spectrum license, in accordance with requirements laid out in the Spectrum Act.

March 10, 2023
The First Responder Network Authority announced that Joseph M. Wassel has been named Executive Director (CEO) of the FirstNet Authority. He joins the FirstNet Authority after serving in senior executive positions at the Department of Defense, where he oversaw global technology and communications systems during his 34-year career.
March 10, 2023
The First Responder Network Authority and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced that registration is open for 5x5: The Public Safety Innovation Summit, to be held June 28-30, 2023, in San Diego, California.
January 27, 2023
First responders in Northern Minnesota are getting a major boost in their wireless communications thanks to the FirstNet network expansion currently underway by AT&T.