A responder in cold weather gear holds up a FirstNet smartphone

Expanding to Serve: FirstNet Surpasses 2.71 Million Square Miles Supporting More Than 2 Million Connections

FirstNet, now covers more than 2.71 million square miles. Today, more than 15,000 agencies and organizations – accounting for more than 2 million connections nationwide – have subscribed to FirstNet. As FirstNet grows, more public safety agencies are turning to their network. Recent agencies to sign on to FirstNet include Los Angeles Police Department, the third-largest municipal police department in the United States, which is connecting thousands of law enforcement officers and emergency personnel with FirstNet for the priority communications they require; and the City of Cambridge, part of the Boston metropolitan area, will equip its police, fire, EMS and other first responders with FirstNet, giving them the superior coverage for day-to-day response and life-saving missions.

Responder using FirstNet Push-to-Talk, a Compact Rapid Deployable

FirstNet Network Adoption Grows, New Mission-Ready Solutions Launch

Edward Parkinson, CEO of the First Responder Network Authority speaks to the recent AT&T announcement that the FirstNet network now has more than 1.9 million connections serving more than 15,000 public safety agencies. In addition, the company launched four new mission-driven solutions for exclusive use by FirstNet subscribers: FirstNet® MegaRange, Z-Axis, Compact Rapid Deployables, and Land-Mobile-Radio (LMR) interoperability for FirstNet Push-to-Talk (PTT).