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More opt-ins, more questions for FirstNet

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More opt-ins, more questions for FirstNet fcw.com 7/20/17 By: Mark Rockwell Future uncertainty on service pricing and competition concern FirstNet stakeholders, but one state that has signed onto the project told lawmakers that opting out, or waiting to commit, would be more costly and less effective. In the last week, five states — Virginia, Wyoming, […]

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 […]

GAO Report Recommends Improving Emergency Communications Preparedness Center

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 The Government Accountability Office (GAO) made three main recommendations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC). The recommendations related specifically to the implementation of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 (PKEMRA) provisions for emergency communications planning and federal coordination for state and local efforts. […]

UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS: The State of Tennessee and State of North Carolina petitions for review of FCC order No. 15-25

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RECOMMENDED FOR FULL-TEXT PUBLICATION Pursuant to Sixth Circuit I.O.P. 32.1(b) File Name: 16a0189p.06 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT _________________ STATE OF TENNESSEE (15-3291); STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA (15-3555), Petitioners, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REGULATORY UTILITY COMMISSIONERS, Intervenor, v. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Respondents, ELECTRIC POWER BOARD OF CHATTANOOGA; CITY […]