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News and information related to the nationwide broadband communications network for first responders that is being designed and built under the auspices of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) an entity with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

  • Mar 26, 2015
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    Motorola Solutions: Dane Windsor demonstrates collaboration of APX 8000, LEX L10 devices

    Dane Windsor, business development manager and technical sales consultant for Motorola Solutions, demonstrates how the new APX 8000 P25 portable and the LEX L10 handheld LTE device can be used in collaboration to improve communications for a public-safety user....More
  • Mar 20, 2015
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    Texas: Lesia Dickson talks about state's online FirstNet course offering

    Lesia Dickson, outreach and education coordinator for the Texas Public Safety Broadband Program, discusses the state's online-education initiative that is designed to inform stakeholders about FirstNet, which is tasked with building a nationwide public-safety broadband network for first responders. Although created for FirstNet stakeholders in the state of Texas, the information is applicable to anyone in the country....More
  • Mar 20, 2015
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    Rivada Networks: Peter Tenerelli explains proposal to let FirstNet generate revenue from excess capacity on its LTE network

    Peter Tenerelli, director of technology adoption for Rivada Networks, describes how the company's dynamic-spectrum-arbitrage (DSA) technology and associated auction market would let commercial operators bid for excess capacity on the FirstNet system, which can generate revenue that ultimately will lower the fees that public-safety entities would pay to use the dedicated LTE network....More

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