FirstNet cell sites launching nationwide to support public safety

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Changing the conversation from post-traumatic stress to post-traumatic growth

June 9, 2022

Boulder Crest is the global leader in the development, delivery, study and scale of post-traumatic growth-based programs.

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Three secrets about post-traumatic stress

June 14, 2021

Stress is a normal response. In fact, the stress response can be a protective factor in the face of life-threatening events.

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FirstNet & 5G: An experience unlike anything else for America’s first responders

April 1, 2021

Bringing public safety the only nationwide network with comprehensive, tower-to-core encryption; AT&T launches FirstNet Health & Wellness Coalition.

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The FirstNet© Health and Wellness Program: A commitment to addressing first responder needs

May 31, 2021

To engage in support responder health and wellness, AT&T established the FirstNet Health and Wellness Coalition in October of 2020.

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Join us and Carry The Load to honor our military heroes

May 13, 2021

Carry The Load inspires Americans to actively honor our nation’s heroes by remembering the ultimate sacrifice made by our military, veterans, first responders and their families.

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Response Operations Group: The mission critical team connecting you to the information you need

May 13, 2021

When you need in-building communications for an emergency, FirstNet has a cache of CellFi GoRed repeaters that can provide 15,000 square feet of coverage up to...

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Officer health in the black law enforcement community

April 15, 2022

In the public safety community, we know that first responders face unique health risks as a result of keeping our communities safe, healthy, and whole.

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Making first responder health and wellness a top priority

April 1, 2022

Nothing is more important than the lives of first responders and the people they serve day in, and day out. These are the men and women who run toward emergencies.

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FirstNet Messaging – Your new dedicated messaging service

March 22, 2022

Starting April 1,  2021, FirstNet® customers have access to a new and exclusive messaging app dedicated to public safety.

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Find out how FirstNet verified and certified apps are helping test, treat and trace COVID-19

March 22, 2022

Your agency has faced one new challenge after another in response to the pandemic. COVID-19 testing.

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FirstNet® supports vaccine distribution efforts across the U.S.

March 19, 2022

Public safety agencies, local and state governments, and healthcare organizations using FirstNet are helping to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine efficiently and effectively.

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Finding balance: How women first responders manage stressors of work, family and career

March 18, 2022

All first responders experience a mental burden from the work they do in public safety. But there is a special burden on women public safety servants.

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Behind the scenes: How new mission-driven solutions for FirstNet® came together

March 12, 2021

We have a job that's focused on developing technology that matters - technology that can potentially help save lives. And when you have a job like that - that you truly enjoy - it's no longer a job.

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The importance of the Chief's health

February 16, 2021

Those in high-stress careers have a lower life expectancy than the general population. Leaders can take a toll...

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FirstNet cell sites launching nationwide to support public safety

February 04, 2022

FirstNet gives first responders – and those critical to their mission – a purpose-built experience they can’t get anywhere else. That includes dedicated coverage and capacity, when and where they need it.

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FirstNet surpasses 2.71 million square miles supporting more than 2 million connections

February 22, 2021

Added Nearly 100,000 Square Miles in 2020, Helps Narrow Rural Digital Divide; Los Angeles Police Department and Cambridge Public Safety Agencies Sign Up for America’s Public Safety Network

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Addressing school safety needs with FirstNet-approved applications

February 15, 2021

As attendance in our nation’s public schools starts to rebound, demands for school safety are gaining traction.

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Creating your FirstNet profile gives you access to so much more

February 15, 2021

Setting up your FirstNet® device is easy – juice it up, put in your FirstNet SIM, and start your shift.

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FirstNet: Making the big plays to support public safety

February 4, 2021

It’s a little-known secret within the first responder community that pro football’s big game each year is actually a massive public safety event.

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New mission-ready tools for your communications needs

January 26, 2021

FirstNet brings first responders innovative mission-ready communications tools

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Upcoming webinars provide insight into FirstNet Verified and Certified™ Apps

January 26, 2021

Our 2021 FirstNet App Webinars will include firsthand accounts from agency leaders. These leaders will share how their agencies and communities benefit from FirstNet apps.

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How first responders can avoid common mistakes as you set 2021 goals

January 07, 2021

4 common mistakes as we kick off the new year – and how first responders can avoid them.

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FBI expands its use of FirstNet

December 15, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is expanding its use of FirstNet, signing up for additional FirstNet capabilities to support the FBI’s day-to-day and emergency operations in in agreement valued at approximately $92 million.

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7 things first responders can teach you about holiday resilience

December 10, 2020

First responders are a tough breed – equipped with unique traits that allow them to run towards problems, rather than away from them. And many people see them as heroes because of these characteristics that make them who they are.

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Supporting delivery of essential aid to Tribes affected by COVID-19

December 08, 2020

Supporting National Tribal Emergency Management Council’s delivery of essential aid to Tribes affected by COVID-19

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Connecting San Antonio first responders every day, in every emergency

November 22, 2020

San Antonio first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications with FirstNet – the only nationwide, high-speed broadband communications platform dedicated...

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The apps you need for the job you do

November 19, 2020

The general public has gotten used to digital bots and high-tech data algorithms anticipating what we “need” before we do.

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Providing Atmos Energy vital support in aftermath of Hurricane Laura

November 17, 2020

In the midst of one of the worst hurricane seasons on record, COVID-19 and other natural disasters, like wildfires this summer and tornadoes earlier this year, even the best emergency response plans are put to the test.

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Alamo area sees significant benefits of FirstNet

November 16, 2020

As early adopters of FirstNet, the City of San Antonio and Bexar County have seen firsthand the benefits of this specialized communications platform.

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FirstNet expands across New York to advance public safety communications capabilities

September 23, 2020

New infrastructure will also improve connectivity for area residents and visitors; public safety’s network supports COVID-19 emergency response.

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FirstNet expands across New Jersey

July 20, 2020

New Jersey’s first responders are getting a major boost in their wireless communications with the addition of new, purpose-built FirstNet cell sites and other network enhancements statewide.

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AT&T expands LTE coverage to support FirstNet and AT&T subscribers

March 12, 2020

Now covering more than 2.61 million square miles of the nation, we are aggressively expanding the LTE coverage area for the FirstNet public safety communications platform.

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Helping keep public safety connected ahead of the Big Game

January 31, 2020

While all eyes are on pro football’s big championship game in Miami, members of the FirstNet team huddled with public safety...

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Network expansion continues with new cell site builds.

January 21, 2020

New coverage will help advance public safety, improve connectivity for area residents and visitors.

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More than 100 FirstNet Ready devices and 100 approved apps in the FirstNet App Catalog

December 17, 2019

Public safety agencies on FirstNet now have access to more than 100 FirstNet Ready™ devices and 100 approved apps in the FirstNet App Catalog.

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New FirstNet cell site launches continue to bring public safety a critical infrastructure upgrade

September 24, 2019

New FirstNet cell site launches continue to bring public safety a critical infrastructure upgrade

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FirstNet Passes 750,000 Connections

August 20, 2019

Performs faster than any commercial network...

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City of San José joins FirstNet to strengthen emergency response

June 25, 2019

Becomes First in the Country to Deploy FirstNet...

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IAFF joins FirstNet builder

June 21, 2019

AT&T to educate firefighters about FirstNet

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Siyata Mobile Launches FirstNet Ready™ Uniden UV350 4G/LTE

June 4, 2019

UV350 is the First In-Vehicle Mounted Phablet Tested and Approved for use on the AT&T Network and FirstNet

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FirstNet Crosses Half-a-Million Connections

May 10, 2019

Expands Coverage and Capacity in 600+ Markets Nationwide

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Taking FirstNet connectivity to new heights

May 10, 2019

Connectivity is going airborne. FirstNet has added...

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Medxcel Joins FirstNet

February 14, 2019

America’s Public Safety Communications Platform

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Communications support during Big Game

January 24, 2019

As the Atlanta area gets ready for one of the year’s biggest...

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FirstNet grows by 50,000 Square Miles of LTE...

January 18, 2019

FirstNet and AT&T subscribers got a big boost in wireless connectivity...

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FirstNet Users can get the fastest speeds possible...

December 13, 2018

Starting today, Cradlepoint's latest in-office and rugged in-vehicle...

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More than 3,600 public safety agencies now...

October 23, 2018

FirstNet has kept first responders connected through hurricanes Florence and Michael, and more More than 3,600

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New Public Safety Apps for FirstNet…

October 18, 2018

The FirstNet App Catalog is where FirstNet users can go to get innovative solutions tailored to them. Over the…

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FirstNet delivers for agencies responding to Hurricane Michael

October 15, 2018

We know how critical communications are to rescue and recovery efforts...

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Keeping customers and first responders…

October 11, 2018

Keeping our customers and first responders connected is our top priority. Especially during storms and natural…

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FirstNet delivers for agencies responding to…

September 19, 2018

Hurricane Florence has been putting your network to the test. FirstNet has been working across national, state and…

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Hacking for public safety gives developers…

September 19, 2018

Creating an app for first responders is unlike any app that LaTonya Williams says she’s ever created. "It’s not…

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FirstNet Authority, NTIA Announce Leadership…

September 5, 2018

It’s been an honor to work alongside Mike Poth as we’ve executed on public safety’s vision for a dedicated,…

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FirstNet Momentum: More Than 2,500 Public…

August 29, 2018

More than 2,500 public safety agencies across the country have joined FirstNet. This is nearly double the number…

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FirstNet helps to keep you connected

August 22, 2018

First responders need to have reliable communication. Especially when lives – perhaps even their own – are at risk…

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DeKalb Adopts New Technology to Fight Crime

August 08, 2018

The DeKalb County Office of Public Safety is one of the first large law enforcement jurisdictions in Georgia to…

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Acadian Ambulance Joins FirstNet – America’s…

August 06, 2018

Acadian Ambulance joined FirstNet, connecting its medics and ambulances to the nationwide public safety broadband…

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Cradlepoint LTE Network Solutions Certified…

August 06, 2018

Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge solutions, today announced, at…

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FirstNet Plans Emergency Drop Kits, Creating…

August 06, 2018

In an emergency, communication is critical to response efforts. That’s why former public safety officials and…

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FirstNet Simplifies Service Contracts with…

July 26, 2018

It’s now even easier for public safety to sign up for FirstNet service using NPPGov.

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FirstNet Momentum: Band 4 Added to More…

July 20, 2018

So far, Band 14 has been added to more than 2,500 sites across the country – with the process for 10,000+ more…

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Houston Tests Devices and Apps Using…

July 20, 2018

When the spotlight is on for a major national event like the Super Bowl, the opportunities to demonstrate cutting…

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Signal Mountain Police Department joins…

July 19, 2018

Press conference on AT&T FirstNet and our technology initiative

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FirstNet launches, giving police and…

June 25, 2018

The idea for FirstNet was long in gestation, beginning with the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but has…

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FirstNet Momentum: More Than 1,000 Public…

June 21, 2018

More than 1,000 public safety agencies across 52 states and territories have joined FirstNet, nearly doubling the…

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Hey, Fresno County, welcome to FirstNet!

June 8, 2018

Fresno County is California's first to implement FirstNet.

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Kansas Fire Department is the first to…

May 2, 2018

Assistant Fire Chief Doherty discussing the benefits of being the first Kansas Fire Department to use the FirstNet…

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FirstNet Brings Additional Coverage and…

April 18, 2018

FirstNet Band 14 Deployment Underway to Further Enhance Emergency Response Across the State ST. CLOUD…

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Illinois Police Department Expands…

April 13, 2018

The Elwood (IL) Police Department announced that it is upgrading its technology upgrade with the FirstNet…

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GRPD subscribes to FirstNet, boosting first…

March 31, 2018

The Grand Rapids Police say they based their decision to join FirstNet on three factors...

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It's Official: Public Safety's Exclusive…

March 27, 2018

New FirstNet Core Brings Specialized Experience to Public Safety, Giving First Responders Capabilities They've…

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Clear Creek County Transforms Public Safety

February 19, 2018

The Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office has become the first public safety agency in the state of Colorado to…

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Kansas Highway Patrol, Texas Sheriff's…

January 25, 2018

The Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) has become the first public-safety agency in Kansas to subscribe to FirstNet,…

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