An Update on FirstNet

Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation
Senate Commerce Committee
July 20, 2017
10 am

The subcommittee will examine FirstNet and AT&T’s progress to date and the anticipated timeline to build, operate, and maintain an interoperable nationwide public safety broadband network as established by the Middle Class Tax Relief And Job Creation Act of 2012.


  • Curtis Brown, Deputy Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Damon Darsey, Assistant Professor, University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Mark Goldstein, Physical Issues Director, Government Accountability Office
  • Michael Poth, Chief Executive Officer, FirstNet
  • Chris Sambar, Senior Vice President, AT&T