A “milestone moment” for public safety: Public safety leaders voice strong support for FirstNet’s success
Today, I was honored to be with our FirstNet board and senior leadership from the U.S. public safety community in our nation’s capital for what FirstNet Board Chair Sue Swenson called “a milestone moment” for FirstNet and public safety as the Board unanimously passed a resolution authorizing FirstNet’s CEO, Mike Poth, to take all actions needed to make the network contract award.
Next week, FirstNet heads to Las Vegas to “Make Connections, Make a Difference,” at the 40th anniversary International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) 2017.
The City of San Diego's Fire-Rescue Department comprises all fire, emergency medical, lifeguard and emergency management services, including 9-1-1 services. Covering 331 square miles with a population of 1,337,000, the need for reliable communications and rapid transmission of data by the more than 1,300 responders is critical.