Case studies

Surf Rescue lifeguards and EMTs train by doing a simulation of a swimmer in trouble before the kickoff of the tourist season in Duck, NC. Duck, NC is now on FirstNet and is relying on its connectivity and reliability for first responders doing everyday work such as guarding beaches, as well as for events such as hurricanes.

Service and reliability critical in Stephenson County switch to FirstNet

October 7, 2021

Stephenson County Sheriff’s Office and county Emergency Management Agency needed reliable communication–especially in rural areas.

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Vail police chief relies on FirstNet priority and preemption to connect

September 9, 2021

Vail Police Department sits at the top of Vail Pass in Colorado; the remote terrain made communication difficult.

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Band 14 test leads Eagle County, Colorado agencies to join FirstNet

September 8, 2021

Eagle County could never rely on commercial service. The Eagle County Sheriff's Office, Vail Police Department and the Gypsum Fire Department struggled with coverage in the heavily mountainous areas and rural terrain throughout the county.

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Fresno Sheriff department search and rescue volunteers wait for a briefing just after sunrise during a search and rescue exercise in the high sierra. The Fresno sheriff department recently adopted FirstNet and used Sonim devices and a deployable during this search and rescue exercise.

Fresno County agencies rely on FirstNet for interoperability

July 1, 2021

With such disparate terrain, the ability for county and city officials to communicate with each other –and with other agencies –is critical.

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Dedicated Broadband Communications Platform Supports Law Enforcement Operations in Maine

September 2, 2020

Mexico Police Department Modernizes Response with Fast, Reliable Connectivity

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Southern Indiana Sheriff’s Department Stays Connected with FirstNet

July 15, 2020
How Dubois County Personnel Leverage the Network’s Reliable Connectivity
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Modern Technology and Priority Connectivity Improves Indiana Public Safety Response

June 29, 2020

Anderson is an industrial town located northeast of Indianapolis, Indiana. It’s home to 58,000 people served by the Anderson Police Department.

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Rural Michigan Sheriff’s Office joins FirstNet to improve community response

April 1, 2020

Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Office in rural Michigan serves a population of 47,000 people across 600 square miles. Communication is central to their daily work of protecting the community, whether at their office headquarters or in the field.

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