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What is the FirstNet State Plan and what is the “opt out” option? Posted on Sep 20

What is the FirstNet State Plan and what is the “opt out” option?

FirstNet is required by statute to provide individual implementation plans (“State Plans”) for each of the 56 states and territories of the United States. These State Plans will be provided via an online portal and will specify the planned coverage, services, applications, features, devices, and   …Continue Reading What is the FirstNet State Plan and what is the “opt out” option?

When Will the NPSBN Be Available in Massachusetts? Posted on Mar 8

When Will the NPSBN Be Available in Massachusetts?

One of the most frequent questions our office gets is “When is the National Public Safety Broadband Network going to be available for first responders to use?” The short answer is, we are not quite sure. The long answer – as you would expect –   …Continue Reading When Will the NPSBN Be Available in Massachusetts?