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AT&T awarded 25-year US first responder contract

Friday 31 March 2017 | 09:52 CET | News
AT&T has been awarded the 25-year contract to provide a nationwide mobile broadband network for first responders in the US, beating out rival bidder Rivada Mercury, which recently lost an appeal over its exclusion from the tender. In a statement, AT&T confirmed that the the FirstNet system will cover all 50 states, 5 US territories and the District of Columbia, creating 10,000 jobs during the first two years and "tens of thousands" of jobs during the entire contract period. AT&T will spend about USD 40 billion over the life of the contract to build, deploy, operate and maintain the network,

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Companies: AT&T / Fujitsu / Harris / Intel / Mercury / Nokia
Countries: United States
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