Public Officials in Richmond, Virginia are testing the FirstNet’s public safety wireless network, as of last month. Richmond and Fairfax counties are the first localities in Virginia that will be using the network. This move to use the network will hopefully prompt the system to be in full use by the end of 2018. Continue reading
FirstNet has confirmed that the agency plans to work directly with tribal entities in planning and building the public safety network. Continue reading
On March 10, 2016 FirstNet is holding a pre-proposal conference in Reston, VA to address questions related to the Request For Proposal (RFP) issued January 13. The conference can be accessed via webinar for free. FirstNet will discuss common questions about the process, and answer specific questions from participants.
The October 2015 Map of the Month shows Utah’s FirstNet Coverage Goals for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN).