First Responder Network Authority

FirstNet's new 'roadmap' offers preview of network's future


Expanding the network's "deployables fleet" and improving in-building coverage fall under six priorities outlined in FirstNet's latest planning document.

FirstNet board appoints longtime member to vice chair


The board still has six open spots to reach its 15-member capacity.

Federal court rules against vendor in FirstNet protest, RFP to move forward


Now officially out of the race, Rivada Mercury will seek the business of the states that opt-out of the federal agency's .5 billion nationwide public safety communications network.

FirstNet contract award delayed, but agency says it's ready for partnership


A legal protest from one of the competing vendors pushes back progress at least several months.

FirstNet board sets nearly $6.6B budget as contract award nears


The group overseeing the construction of a nationwide broadband network for first responders is getting its finances in order for the new fiscal year.

FirstNet to begin gathering state and local requirements, priorities


The First Responder Network Authority will begin a series of events beginning May 15 aimed at gathering requirements and understanding state and local priorities for designing a unified nationwide public safety wireless broadband network.