Below is a library of reference material published by our program, FirstNet, other state partners and the larger media to help you learn more about FirstNet.
We have and will continue to produce a number of informative publications as part of OFIP, including educational materials and technical research papers. Check them out at our publications page.
We have produced a number of training videos for a non-technical audience to educate you about broadband topics and about FirstNet. Check out our training video series here.
We have created an acronyms and terms page to help you decipher the alphabet soup of communications terms. Access it here.
Have a question? There's a good chance someone else has asked it before. Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) here.
Firefighter Patrick Johnson shows what a voice-activated heads-up display might offer firefighters on a public safety network, all using technology that exists today.
Our first newsletter, dated March 2015, described our project, program, mission and introduces our team.
Below is a subset of items published by FirstNet that we feel are helpful references for the program. For a full list of FirstNet resources, visit their website at http://firstnet.gov/resources.
FirstNet FAQs on State/local infrastructure, Rural Coverage, Early Builders & Pilots
FirstNet By The Numbers
FirstNet EMS Fact Sheet
FirstNet Fire Services Fact Sheet
FirstNet Law Enforcement Fact Sheet
FirstNet LMR Fact Sheet
FirstNet Promise Fact Sheet
FirstNet Elected Officials Fact Sheet
The state of Washington has produced an excellent video series on the promise of FirstNet, including a number of compelling mini-documentaries featuring Washington first responders and senior FirstNet officials. View the video series here.
Below is a not-comprehensive list of NPSBN program websites by our state and regional partners; in particular, those also in FEMA Region V.
MACINAC (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia)