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Date: June 17, 2016

The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is increasing its outreach and education efforts in 2016, and it is important that county officials participate in the process. NACo has developed a new presentation, What Counties Need to Know about FirstNet: A Communications Network for First Responders,” to help county officials understand FirstNet and its impact on local emergency communications.



  • What FirstNet is and why it was created
  • How FirstNet will work
  • How FirstNet is governed
  • The role of counties in FirstNet
  • Current status and next steps for FirstNet



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