Rivada to work with Macquarie Capital on opt-out state contracts under FirstNet

Wednesday 29 November 2017 | 14:08 CET | News
Wireless communications network specialist Rivada Networks and Macquarie Capital said they will together pursue opt-out state contracts under the FirstNet legislation. The companies said that for states that opt out, the two will work together to develop and finance the build-out of their FirstNet opt-out radio access networks. The first initiative for the two will be the conditional award from the State of Colorado to build out its public-safety broadband radio access network.

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