TJ Kennedy

FirstNet president to leave at end of year


After four years with the agency, TJ Kennedy will leave for and undisclosed role in the private sector.

11 down, 45 to go: How FirstNet's opt-in/opt-out process is advancing


As the initial comment period for state plans closes, the coordinating agency's president reflects on what’s happened so far and what’s next.

RFP for FirstNet's massive network released


FirstNet is looking for one contractor to deploy its nationwide, high-speed wireless network for first responders after more than a year of consultations.

FirstNet appoints new CEO, president to advisory board


A government organization that’s working to develop a nationwide public safety broadband network for first responders has appointed new leaders to its advisory board.

FirstNet issues state planning docs


The First Responder Network Authority, established by Congress to build a nationwide broadband network for police, fire and other public safety agencies, delivered initial planning checklists to all 50 states on Wednesday, marking an important milestone in the effort to deliver on one of the key recommendations of the 9/11 Commission.

FirstNet announces two major hires


The First Responders Network, known as FirstNet, announced two major hires on Thursday as TJ Kennedy will be the network’s deputy general manager and Ed Parkinson will head government affairs.