FirstNet Authority board members received updated information about key initiatives for the organization, including the search for a new CEO, the buildout of 700 MHz Band 14 LTE coverage by contractor AT&T, and the FCC’s pending decision about renewing the license for the Band 14 spectrum.
SOURCE: Urgent Communications
DATE: November 16, 2022
FirstNet Authority Acting CEO Lisa Casias said that the online posting for the CEO job—a position Casias has stated she will not pursue—closed on Oct. 24, and that “we’re firmly in the next stage of the recruitment process” to fill the top job on the organization’s staff. However, Casias did not provide a timeline for a new CEO to be selected.