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Richard Carrizzo Appointed Vice Chair at FirstNet Board

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Richard Carrizzo, fire chief at the Southern Platte Fire Protection District, has been named vice-chair of the First Responder Network (FirstNet) Authority's board. FirstNet said Wednesday the 35-year fire and emergency services veteran joined the board in 2018 and helped the organization grow its coverage within the public safety and fire services communities.

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Edward Parkinson: FirstNet Attains New Milestones

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Edward Parkinson, CEO of the First Responder Network Authority, said FirstNet has reached new milestones this week with the announcement of over 11K user organizations. FirstNet now has coverage across the U.S. since the public safety network's initial launch three years ago, Parkinson wrote in a blog post published Tuesday.

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FirstNet Releases New Capabilities to Assist First Responders During COVID-19 Pandemic; Jason Porter, Guy Patterson Quoted

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FirstNet, an AT&T subsidiary, has announced new capabilities to first responders across the country as coronavirus (COVID-19) has continued to spread throughout the nation, FirstNet reported on Tuesday

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AT&T Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic, providing Relief Support for First Responders, Customers, Schools, Businesses

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AT&T has announced its response to coronavirus (COVID-19) as the country navigates the health crisis, the company reported on Friday. AT&T noted its new regulations to support employees, customers and first responders by providing several relief offerings.

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Jill Singer, VP of National Security for AT&T’s Global Public Sector, Receives Fifth Wash100 Award From Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Jill Singer, vice president of National Security for AT&T’s global public sector and GovCon Expert, her fifth Wash100 Award, as a part of the 2020 selection. Executive Mosaic recognizes Singer for her efforts to advance AT&T’s critical missions in technology modernization and advancement. 

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AT&T Nationwide LTE Coverage Exceeds 2.61M Square Miles, Supporting AT&T and FirstNet Subscribers ; Chris Sambar Edward Parkinson Quoted

AT&T has announced that its LTE nationwide coverage has surpassed over 2.61 million square miles of the nation to support AT&T and FirstNet subscribers, the company announced on Tuesday. 

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GAO: FirstNet Must Address Lack of Contract Information Sharing

The Government Accountability Office recommends the First Responder Network Authority or FirstNet to better share information on AT&T's public safety network contract. FirstNet needs to further inform stakeholders on its oversight of the contract with AT&T for the operation of a public safety network, GAO said Monday.

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