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Why First Responders Need a Priority Network

By Amanda Murphy

In 2012, the First Responder Network Authority, known as FirstNet, was created. Since that time, FirstNet has been working toward the deployment of a national communications network dedicated to first responders’ use during public safety and emergency situations. This LTE network will be reliable and secure.  Why do the nation’s fire, EMS, and law enforcement officials need a more reliable and secure communication network? The answer is a short one:  to eliminate interruption from situations in which seconds count. With current wireless technology, networks quickly get overloaded in large, emergency situations. This can occur when...

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