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January 27, 2017 | Comments
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Innovation and Test Lab in Boulder, Colorado, is conducting a number of general Long Term Evolution (LTE) coverage tests on commercial networks. As part of the analysis, FirstNet’s device team completed local LTE mobility testing using the FirstNet Lab’s LTE devices, as well as data collection, post processing and mapping tools.

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January 24, 2017 | Comments
A new study found that fulfilling the smart city promise will require integrating communications technology and increasing stakeholder engagement. Black & Veatch’s “2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report” addresses the interlocking pieces of the smart city ecosystem and their effects on public safety, quality of life and sustainability.

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January 20, 2017 | Comments
Jan. 19 marked the third of a series of five deadlines in Rivada’s pre-award protest of the contract award for the First Responder Network Authority’s (FirstNet) nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN). Several motions and other documents have been filed but are sealed under a protection order.

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January 19, 2017 | Comments
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) announced its 2017 federal advocacy priorities, one of which is First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) state plans.

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January 04, 2017 | Comments
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) pushed the closing date for its public-safety broadband network request for proposals (RFP) to Jan. 31.

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December 30, 2016 | Comments
The FCC authorized Virginia to proceed with relocation of existing 700 MHz narrowband operations to state-licensed channels and granted a conditional waiver of the requirement to coordinate operations on those channels with Kentucky.

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December 14, 2016 | Comments
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) will continue to move forward with procurement and operational activities as Rivada Mecury’s pre-award protest of the request for proposals (RFP) moves through a federal court.

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December 13, 2016 | Comments
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) outreach and consultation team outlined in more detail the exact information that will be included in state plans and how that information will be delivered to state officials after a contract is awarded.

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December 09, 2016 | Comments
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Communications and Technology Committee passed a resolution showing continued support for the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

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December 05, 2016 | Comments
While there was optimism that the approaching announcement of a national partner by FirstNet would turn the national public-safety broadband network into a reality, Rivada Mercury's pre-award protest of the request for proposals (RFP) and a changing presidential administration promise more uncertainty for public safety.

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Webinar: Are You Prepared for FirstNet? Learn How Agencies Use Band 14 Today

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PSCR Public-Safety Broadband Stakeholder Meeting
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