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AT&T wins 5G contract for Nevada Air Force Base

January 15, 2020


AT&T has been selected to provide 5G and FirstNet services to the Nellis Air Force Base in southern Nevada, which reportedly covers more than 14,000 acres and is one of the biggest employers in the area.

The plan is to equip more than 40,000 Air Force personnel, family members and retirees with 5G infrastructure for voice and data services, as well as provide wireless high-speed external and in-building connectivity across the base’s flight line, facilities and on-site medical center.

In addition, the operator will be deploying FirstNet, a nationwide public safety communications network that AT&T has been developing with federal government funding.

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