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Edward Parkinson: FirstNet Attains New Milestones

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

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

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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AT&T Selected by HHS for Network Modernization, Wireless FirstNet Access; Brendan Floyd Quoted

AT&T has been selected by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS OIG) to transform and modernize its network and provide wireless access to FirstNet, the nationwide, wireless communications platform dedicated to America’s first responders and public safety community, AT&T announced on Tuesday

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FirstNet, EDA, NIST Launch Disaster Response Competition

Three agencies within the Department of Commerce have commenced a contest on disaster response and public safety technologies. The First Responder Network Authority said Thursday it joined the Economic Development Administration and the National Institute of Standards and Technology to launch the Accelerate R2 Network Challenge.

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