FirstNet incorporates LTE into network, eyes potential carrier partners

FirstNet, a network created to solve the communication interoperability problems among public-safety officials first uncovered during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, is moving to incorporate LTE into its growing network.

In its latest feature, In connecting public safety, FirstNet also innovates on LTE - and eyes 5G, FierceWirelessTech examines FirstNet's LTE plans and how it plans to partner with a commercial wireless carrier to monetize and build out its network. A number of industry analysts have indicated that Verizon will be FirstNet's initial partner, whose national reach and its vast 700 MHz spectrum holdings, are potential benefits.

Check out FierceWirelessTech's new feature here. 

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