FirstNet promises “aggressive” pricing

Detailed information about FirstNet’s pricing and subscriptions have still not been released, but AT&T has promised “aggressive” pricing, and has pledged $18 billion to get the network up and running.   Editors at IWCE’s Urgent Communications (http://urgentcomm.com/public-safety-broadbandfirstnet/firstnet-ceo-att-official-provide-further-details-about-25-year-cont) have more details… “AT&T plans to provide “very aggressive” pricing for its FirstNet subscription packages, and the carrier has…

Potential timeline for FirstNet’s first few years

Those writing for IWCE’s Urgent Communications (http://urgentcomm.com/blog/what-will-happen-firstnet-during-next-few-years-check-out-timeline-potential-answers) seem to have the skinny on what’s next for First Net. “Now that AT&T officially is the contractor charged with building, operating and upgrading FirstNet’s nationwide public-safety broadband network (NPSBN), the most-asked questions have revolved around the cost of service and when service would be available. Neither answer…

More than 7,000 attend 40th annual IWCE conference

Officials at IWCE (http://urgentcomm.com/) announced today more than 7,000 technology professionals attended the 40th annual IWCE conference in Las Vegas last week. “ATLANTA – Government, public safety, transportation, utilities and enterprises rely on communications technology to keep the public safe, everything powered, communities moving, employees working and our lives and businesses working properly. Last week at…