SOURCE: Urgent Communications
DATE: March 27, 2018
FirstNet announces that nationwide contractor AT&T has delivered upon its promise to complete a dedicated public-safety LTE evolved packet core to serve FirstNet’s subscribers on schedule, while a key AT&T official dismisses concerns of communications issues between FirstNet and Verizon subscribers.
“One year ago this week, following a rigorous procurement process, we formed a public-private partnership with AT&T to execute on public safety’s vision for this network,” FirstNet CTO Jeff Bratcher states in a blog post published today on FirstNet’s web site. “This includes the construction of a dedicated, robust, highly available and redundant distributed core infrastructure.