By Kevin Nida, First Responder Network Authority Senior Public Safety Advisor
Over the last decade, the role of today’s fire and rescue service has grown exponentially to meet the changing demands of an increasingly complex society. More than ever, firefighters are called upon to respond to a growing number of natural disasters, biological dangers, terrorist threats and man-made incidents that far exceed traditional fire service duties.
With FirstNet available nationwide, the network is designed to keep pace with the mounting strain placed on the fire service. FirstNet is the only Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) specifically designed to operate at a much higher level than a commercial network. Our public safety design from the ground up offers true priority and preemption. READ MORE