Senior reporter Amanda Ziadeh is joined by Stacy Schwartz, vice president of federal public safety and FirstNet for AT&T Global Public Sector, who discusses the background and progression of FirstNet and how it has been helpful to public safety agencies and the nation during the pandemic.
DATE: June 8, 2020
Read the Q+A with Schwartz below, where she expands on the creation, value and impact of FirstNet, and the benefits to government agencies of implementing of 5G.
FirstNet was first awarded in 2017, can you give a brief background on what it is? Why it’s in existence and where this program is now?