FirstNet Authority

The latest news releases and notices from the First Responder Network Authority


The FirstNet Authority is an independent agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

The mission of FirstNet is to establish, operate, and maintain an interoperable public safety broadband network.

FirstNet Notices & Events

March 2024

FirstNet Authority Board Meeting – Wednesday, March 6, 2024 11:00 AM – 1:00PM Pacific

FirstNet Authority March Board Meeting

February 2024

February 22, 2024 FirstNet Network Outage Report

Letter From Jim Bugel to FirstNet Customers 02_28_24

FirstNet Updates

FirstNet Update – April 16 2024

FirstNet Update – March 20 2024

FirstNet Update – February 13 2024

FirstNet Media Mentions

FirstNet Authority Media Mentions Sept 12 thru October 5, 2023

Media Mentions August 10 thru Sept 11 2023

FirstNet Authority Media Mentions June 27, 2023 thru July 11, 2023

Media Mentions May 10 thru June 5, 2023

FirstNet Contact

Kevin R. Nida, Fire Battalion Chief (Ret.)
Senior Public Safety Advisor
First Responder Network Authority
U.S. Department of Commerce