Government Relations News

The SAFECOM Nationwide Survey (SNS) is an opportunity for public safety’s voice to be heard! SAFECOM and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications released the survey, which will provide valuable insights on the current state of the nation’s emergency communications. The...
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Today, FirstNet announced that all 50 states, Washington, DC, and two U.S. territories have accepted FirstNet’s proposed radio access network buildout plans, opting in for the first nationwide public safety broadband network. 
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This update to FirstNet’s progress was a high-level summary of many other deeper-level FirstNet presentations provided throughout the conference.
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FCC Update 08/15/17
This session provided an overview of the public safety issues presently before the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
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ONTARIO, CA – April 12, 2017 – In commemoration of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, Rep. Norma J. Torres (D-Pomona) highlighted the important work of 9-1-1 dispatchers through the introduction of a congressional resolution and by taking part in a series of local events and...
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Alexandria, VA – Today, the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International celebrates the First Responder Network Authority’s (FirstNet’s) selection of AT&T as its partner to implement the nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN). Congress created FirstNet through groundbreaking legislation that responded to years of...
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