This is FirstNet.
The FirstNet mission is to deploy, operate, maintain and improve the first high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety. This reliable, highly secure, interoperable, and innovative public safety communications platform will bring 21st century tools to public safety agencies and first responders, allowing them to get more information quickly and helping them to make faster and better decisions.
FirstNet is transforming the lifesaving work of police, firefighters, emergency medical service providers, FBI and other state and federal agencies. The First Responder Network Authority, in conjunction with AT&T, has designed FirstNet to keep first responders connected every day, during every emergency, putting advanced technologies, applications and devices in their hands.
“When seconds truly matter…I can make sure my officers and community stay safe.”
Sgt. Josh Hearen
Brazos County, Texas
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50 states, 5 territories and District of Columbia
Federal, State, Local, Regional, Tribal
Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, Dispatch, Hazmat, Emergency Management
Access. Monetization. Certification & review. Exclusive APIs. Early BETA program. Seamless distribution. Collaboration with industry stakeholders.
The FirstNet Application Developer Program is open, at no cost, to large and small enterprises, public safety entities, data exchanges, technology policymakers and individual developers who are passionate about driving the quality and usability of public safety solutions. We help develop, certify and distribute innovative apps and solutions for public safety - from highly secure communications and interoperability to groundbreaking technology that includes dynamic network Quality of Service (QoS), streaming video, surveillance, situational awareness, Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD), In-building mapping, forensic intelligence, wearables, Augmented Reality (AR) and many more.
“Our interactions with the fire department and EMS and all those connections are going to grow dramatically now that we are served by FirstNet.”
Sheriff Chris Kirk, Brazos County, Texas
“Our deputies in the field have more information at their fingertips than anybody in the nation and they have it immediately.”
Lt. Thomas L. Randall (Ret.), Brazos County, Texas
“We are able to get out there in the field, loop up defendants, research warrants, do data entry, remote printing.”
Eric Caldwell, Brazos County, Texas