Public-Safety Broadband Network: Network Deployment Is Progressing, but FirstNet Could Strengthen Its Oversight
Provides an overview of the implementation progress of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) public-safety broadband network and FirstNet's oversight of AT&T, which will install, operate, and maintain the network. Describes three areas of contract oversight that need to be strengthened and provides recommendations for improvement. Discusses broadband coverage differences in rural and non-rural areas.
Government Accountability Office
Broadband · Emergency medical services