By Doug Harder, Senior Public Safety Advisor, First Responder Network Authority
In 2020, first responders faced no shortage of emergencies — from responding to a global pandemic to battling a historic number of wildfires and hurricanes. Throughout it all, our nation’s responders fought tirelessly to protect their communities. But as the frequency and intensity of incidents continue to grow, first responders are increasingly turning to modern technologies to aid in response and operations.
To ensure first responders are prepared to use these technologies, emergency planners are beginning to integrate broadband into training and exercises.