Tennessee Opts in to FirstNet #1831-08-2017
Tennessee is transforming communications for first responders across the Volunteer State. Governor Bill Haslam accepted the FirstNet and AT&T plan to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. FirstNet will bring advanced technologies that will help Tennessee’s first responders save lives and protect communities.
"Reliable communications are vital to public safety's life-saving mission," said FirstNet CEO Mike Poth. "Governor Haslam's decision will help deliver innovation and interoperability to emergency personnel across Tennessee's diverse landscape – including its rural, mountainous and remote areas, as well as federal lands. FirstNet looks forward to continuing our partnership with Tennessee to ensure the network meets public safety's needs – now and in the future."
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