Public Safety

  • Jan 10, 2017

    Uncertain delays create timing issues for states, public safety in preparation for FirstNet 2

    FirstNet officials say they are ready to proceed, but states and first-responder agencies are awaiting the outcome of a legal proceeding to get a better understanding of the timing issues they may need to address related to the much-anticipated nationwide public-safety broadband network....More
  • Dec 20, 2016

    FirstNet cybersecurity demands just one area that potential opt-out states should weigh carefully

    Many advocates of the opt-out alternative to FirstNet cite the option as a way for a state to exert greater control over the public-safety broadband network within its borders. There is no doubt that an opt-out decision would create much more work for a state, but the level of operational control may not be the kind that proponents envisioned....More

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