October 11, 2013 - The Broadband Breakfast Club's second virtual event, a FREE webinar on the topic of "How Will FirstNet Improve Public Safety Communications?" to take place on Tuesday, October 15, at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT., will feature Michael Britt, Program Manager, State of Arizona CIO's Strategic Enterprise Technology Office; Brett Kilbourn, Vice President of Government and Industry Affairs, Utilities Telecom Council; and Bill Vallee, State Broadband Policy Coordinator, Office of Consumer Counsel, State of Connecticut.
FirstNet is an initiative designed to create, a nationwide interoperable public-safety wireless network. Under the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, the FirstNet entity was created to shepherd this new public-private network into existence. One aspect of creating the network are the State and Local Grant Implementation Program, or the awards currently being announced by the NTIA. This webinar will consider the progress toward the development of this public safety network. BroadbandBreakfast.com Chairman and Publisher Drew Clark will moderate the discussion. Guests will announced prior to October 8.
REGISTER NOW for the Broadband Breakfast Club Virtual Event on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at 11 a.m. ET/10 a.m. CT.