AT&T expects to complete 80% of its contracted FirstNet deployment for 700 MHz Band 14 spectrum next fall, and the FirstNet effort is helping the carrier realize its 5G vision on sub-6 GHz spectrum, a company official said last week.
SOURCE: Urgent Communications
DATE: June 5, 2019
“FirstNet is a huge opportunity for us, and—quite frankly—it’s also a mission,” Scott Mair, AT&T’s president of operations, said during a session at the Cowen and Company Technology, Media and Telecom Conference. “I say that it’s a mission, because it’s like nothing I’ve ever seen inside of AT&T. When we’re serving first responders who are taking care of people at their most critical time of need, it has a higher level of importance.”