Law Enforcement Summit
FirstNet-AT&T Public Safety Broadband Network Presentation
July 18th, 2018 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Little America Hotel
FirstNet-AT&T Public Safety Broadband Network Regional Meetings
February 8, 2018 - Phoenix (Technology Focus) AGENDA
February 9, 2018 - Phoenix (Stakeholder Focus) AGENDA
FirstNet-AT&T Public Safety Broadband Regional Forum
November 7, 2017 - Tucson
November 29, 2017 - Flagstaff
December 13, 2017 - Chandler (Tribal)
December 14, 2017 - Phoenix
FirstNet ATT Regional Forum Presentation Deck
FirstNet Weekly Updates
FirstNet News Feed
FirstNet today welcomes Ali Afrashteh to our senior management team as Chief Technology Officer, a position that will help advance our efforts to build a nationwide public safety broadband network...
WASHINGTON – The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) Board’s Finance Committee today approved Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) guidelines that will enable FirstNet to advance the implementation of...
FirstNet was established by Congress to deploy a nationwide broadband network to improve communications for the nation’s emergency responders. Therefore, it goes without saying that communication...
Guest Blog Post by Amanda Hilliard, FirstNet Director of Outreach
Imagine that you are a fire chief, and your team is on the 13th floor of a 26 floor high-rise building that’s on fire – in the middle of night.
AZPSBN Monthly Working Group Meetings
2019 - Bi-monthly Meetings
November 2018 - CANCELLED
July 2018 - CANCELLED
March 2018 - CANCELLED
AZPSBN Working Group Monthly Update occurs the first Thursday every other month. Please contact Karen Ziegler at [email protected] or Scott Neal at [email protected] for more information about participating on the Working Group.
A mock disaster drill was conducted on Wednesday Sept. 14, 2016 at the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. The drill, hosted by Grand Canyon West and the Hualapai Tribe, simulated a tour helicopter failing to gain altitude and hitting a bus filled with visitors. The accident resulted in numerous injuries, fatalities and a massive debris field. Multiple emergency preparedness agencies from the State of Arizona, the federal government and tribal and municipal first responders participated in the drill, along with private sector vendors (see complete list below).
The overarching exercise objective was to test the nationwide public safety broadband network and the applications which could run across it in response to the incident. The mock drill was conducted because there is concern, especially among many Tribal nations, that some rural areas may not be receiving adequate coverage from FirstNet. The exercise proceeded as scheduled and was executed successfully. Participants were fully debriefed afterward on their experience with the technology. A great deal of valuable feedback was received and is in the process of being compiled into an after action report.