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APCO2019: First look at FirstNet’s network reinvestment priorities

August 12, 2019

The First Responders Network Authority will be receiving about $18 billion in payments from AT&T over the 25-year-term of its contract to build out and operate the nationwide FirstNet network for public safety. An estimated $16 billion of that is expected to be reinvested in the network, as is required under the law which established FirstNet.

So where is FirstNet going to direct those dollars?

FirstNet Authority officials gave a preview of the roadmap that the FirstNet Authority has been developing to guide its priorities for that network reinvestment, at the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International International conference in Baltimore this week.

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