Indiana FirstNet implementation

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>>There have been issues with some AT&T T1 lines meeting minimum standards,

Seems that we have heard this before on the P25 cutover. If they had this many delays here, how long is first net going to take?
 

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>>how long is first net going to take?
Whoever ends up winning the FirstNet contract (VZW or ATT) will own the infrastructure end to end, and more than likely utilize the existing wireless business groups to implement it. I doubt you'll see these kinds of snafus with the wireless carriers like you see currently with wireline carriers. What I wonder is in these places where IPSC has experienced delays in ATT delivering T-1 lines, who owns the last mile in those areas? Would it happen to be Frontier?
 

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Whoever ends up winning the FirstNet contract (VZW or ATT) will own the infrastructure end to end, and more than likely utilize the existing wireless business groups to implement it. I doubt you'll see these kinds of snafus with the wireless carriers like you see currently with wireline carriers. What I wonder is in these places where IPSC has experienced delays in ATT delivering T-1 lines, who owns the last mile in those areas? Would it happen to be Frontier?
AT&T won... Yayyyy.... Joyyyy... Anyone else doing the sarcastic celebration dance yet? Anyhow, back on topic of SAFE-T... FirstNet is going to be quite a ways off except in the larger metro areas, seeing as how cellular providers just now are getting 3G service in Morgan County. And it is only going to be an additional tool for data purposes at least as far as IN is concerned. The SAFE-T will remain the primary system in use for communications for an very long time.
 

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And it is only going to be an additional tool for data purposes at least as far as IN is concerned. The SAFE-T will remain the primary system in use for communications for an very long time.
And that bit of info should be cause for rejoicing in every LE/FD/EMS HQ statewide...it certainly was in ours when we heard! It's hard enough getting Safe-T to work all the time (for us, anyway). We end up using good ol' VHF analog for scene comms most of the time...and, surprising most of us gray-whiskers folks not at all, it still works just fine!
 

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And that bit of info should be cause for rejoicing in every LE/FD/EMS HQ statewide...it certainly was in ours when we heard! It's hard enough getting Safe-T to work all the time (for us, anyway). We end up using good ol' VHF analog for scene comms most of the time...and, surprising most of us gray-whiskers folks not at all, it still works just fine!
Those of us with just a few grays also know that sometimes one keeps some semi old fashioned methods for need. SAFE-T is awesome, yes, but like any complex system, it has its kinks, and thus anyone should always keep something on the back porch just in case. :)
 
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