Do you qualify for FirstNet? We have 2 types of eligible Public Safety Entities, Primary Users and Extended Primary Users. Primary Users are Public Safety Entities that act as first responders, the agencies who are at an emergency scene first. This includes law enforcement, fire protection services, emergency (911) call dispatching and government Public Safety […]
Original Press Release November 9, 2016 (BOULDER, Colo.) The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) today announced the opening of the FirstNet Innovation and Test Lab at its technical headquarters in Boulder, Colo. FirstNet’s state-of-the-art lab will be a “plug and play” environment in which FirstNet and its future private industry partner will test public safety features, devices, and apps […]
Today, first responders rely on more than 10,000 separate, incompatible, and often proprietary radio networks to communicate with each other during emergencies. Because they’re not connected on one network, it’s hard, and at times impossible, for emergency responders from different jurisdictions or agencies to communicate and work together to save lives. To help address this challenge, the FirstNet network will be a single, nationwide, interoperable LTE network dedicated to public safety communications.