FirstNet Authority, AT&T announce investment to transform America’s public safety broadband

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SPRINGFIELD, Va. – The FirstNet® Authority and its network partner, AT&T are announcing a major investment in the future of public safety communications. The FirstNet Authority’s 10-year, $8 billion1 investment initiative will evolve and expand FirstNet® — America’s public safety network.

The FirstNet Authority plans to invest $6.3 billion through its network contract with AT&T and anticipates an additional $2 billion for ongoing investments in coverage enhancements for public safety, which is currently under discussion by the parties. These strategic investments will expand and evolve FirstNet so public safety stays at the forefront of innovative, lifesaving technologies.

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