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AT&T Pushes Back Against Parts Of Biden Broadband Plan

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Law360 (June 11, 2021, 9:56 PM EDT) — Communications giant AT&T is pushing back on elements of the Biden administration’s infrastructure proposals, particularly a plan to partner with local governments, asserting support for municipalities could become politicized and broadband affordability hasn’t reached a crisis level. In a Friday blog post, AT&T policy executive Joan Marsh wrote that major […]

AT&T Reports Financials, FirstNet to be 5G Foundation

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AT&T reported financial results for the 2017 fourth quarter and full year, with executives saying the recent federal tax bill will benefit the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), and the public-safety network will be the foundation for AT&T’s 5G buildout. The carrier, which last year won the FirstNet contract to build a nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN), […]

Rivada, Verizon undeterred by FirstNet’s nationwide public-safety sweep

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Last week AT&T and FirstNet managed to secure public-safety agreements with all of the nation’s 50 states, as well as two U.S territories and Washington, D.C. That means that AT&T will get access to 20 MHz of 700 MHz low-band spectrum in every state across the entire country, alongside $6.5 billion in federal funding to help […]

FirstNet Gets its Teeth: Implications for Turf, Tech, and Tower Vendors

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FirstNet Gets its Teeth: Implications for Turf, Tech, and Tower Vendors Wirelessweek.com 7/21/2017 By: Daniel Vitulich Though reports of nods from early takers have been trickling in, it appears that AT&T/FirstNet will spend a good part of the summer courting state governors to “opt-in” and move as quickly as possible to get rolling with network […]

FirstNet and AT&T Advance Nationwide Broadband Network for Public Safety; Release Buildout Plans for States and Territories

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FirstNet and AT&T Advance Nationwide Broadband Network for Public Safety; Release Buildout Plans for States and Territories Source: Officer.com June 23, 2017 RESTON, Va., June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — FirstNet and AT&T are taking an important step to deliver the first nationwide high-speed data and voice network for America’s first responders. Today, the two will provide […]