Washington, Oregon to Issue Joint Public-Safety LTE RFP September 28, 2017- Mission Critical Communications The states of Washington and Oregon will jointly issue a request for proposals (RFP) to operate a high-speed, wireless broadband data network dedicated to public safety. The network will not replace existing public-safety radio networks but will be another tool to
NTIA Releases $43M Notice of Funding Opportunities for SLIGP 2.0 September 28, 2017 – Mission Critical Communications The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) for a second round of State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP) grants — SLIGP 2.0. This round of funding will allow state and
AT&T CEO Offers Peek at FirstNet Hardening Options By Danny Ramey, Web Editor, Mission Critical Communication 09-14-17 T&T CEO Randall Stephenson offered potential insights into ways that AT&T might harden the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN) to withstand disasters such as Hurricane Irma. “The requirements of the bid are that
FirstNet Delivers Updated State Plans, Official Notifications Still Pending By Sandra Wendelken, Editor, Mission Critical Communication 09-19-17 The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and AT&T Sept. 19 delivered updated information to the state plan portals of the 53 states and territories where they delivered the original state plan information. State official notifications are expected “in
2 New FOIA Requests Sent to FirstNet, NTIA, Commerce Mission Critical Communications 09-26-17 Two new Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests were sent to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Department of Commerce. The first requests copies of all FirstNet state plans made available to U.S.