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Mission Statement

The mission of the AFRWC is to establish and sustain innovative and consensus-based approaches to mission-critical wireless communications technology and interagency partnerships that lead to seamless communications among public safety agencies serving the citizens of Alabama.
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FirstNet® News

A “milestone moment” for public safety: Public safety leaders voice strong support for FirstNet’s success
March 28, 2017

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.

FirstNet @IWCE Expo 2017: Sharing the future of public safety communications
March 24, 2017

Next week, FirstNet heads to Las Vegas to “Make Connections, Make a Difference,” at the 40th anniversary International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) 2017.

San Diego Fire Chief Discusses the Vital Need for the FirstNet network
March 15, 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.