By Gerald Risner, FirstNet Authority Senior Public Safety Advisor
The residents of Wayne County, North Carolina (NC) depend on an economy based on a mix of local industries ranging from assembly production, manufacturing, and agriculture. Combined with being home to the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base and the Wayne – University of North Carolina Health Care medical facility, recent modernization investments have enhanced economic opportunities throughout the region.
Yet despite sitting right outside the technological hotbed of Raleigh-Durham’s research triangle, Wayne County has historically lacked access to critical communications infrastructure. READ FULL ARTICLE