FirstNet Links

First Responder Network Authority
In 2012, Congress passed legislation creating the First Responder Network Authority as an independent authority within the U.S. Department of Commerce to provide emergency responders with the first nationwide, interoperable wireless network dedicated to public safety.

FirstNet is the nationwide interoperable wireless broadband built with AT&T. On you can find out more about the network’s benefits, plan pricing and speak directly with a FirstNet specialist

FirstNet Association (FNA)
The FirstNet Association is an organization dedicated to ensuring the success of the FirstNet ecosystem. FNA is led by President Al H Gillespie, who served as President of the International Association of Fire Chiefs from 2011-2012. By becoming a member of the FirstNet Association, you gain access to forum, exclusive content, FirstNet expert network, among other benefits.

All Things FirstNet
All Things FirstNet is an industry source for information, news and expert insight on FirstNet. You can find op-eds, analysis and other materials written by public safety experts alongside multimedia, a weekly newsletter (Public Safety Advocate) and other FirstNet resources.

Urgent Communications
Urgent Communication is the International Wireless Communications Expo’s (IWCE) information source for the communications technology industry. This site is a one-stop shop for all things related to public safety communications including engineering, technology, governance, podcasts, commentaries, etc.

APCO International
The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) is the world’s oldest and largest organization of public safety communications professionals. APCO provides complete public safety communications expertise, professional development, technical assistance, advocacy and outreach to its members and the public.