Transforming emergency response: Next Generation 9-1-1 and FirstNet

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Powering smarter and safer communities with FirstNet and AT&T

Each year, 9-1-1 centers in the U.S.¹ receive an estimated 240 million calls. Today’s technology allows people to communicate faster than ever. And public safety needs to communicate just as easily. The AT&T ESInet™ Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call routing service now supports interconnection with the FirstNet® public safety broadband network to increase reliability. With secure connections and automatic failover to FirstNet, emergency calls are delivered quickly and efficiently, improving operations.

¹ National Emergency Number Association: 9-1-1 Statistics

Tennessee leads the way:

FirstNet and AT&T ESInet integration revolutionizes 9-1-1 call centers statewide

By Jim Bugel President, FirstNet Program at AT&T and Curtis S. Sutton Executive Director, Tennessee Emergency Communications Board

AT&T ESInet™ Service

Implementing AT&T ESInet Service is a smarter and safer way to modernize to Next Generation 9-1-1. ESInet gives you the ability to support images, large files and better data and information at your Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs). Built on the NENA i3 industry standard, AT&T ESInet Service offers much more.

Features and highlights:

  • IP Routing – based on a caller’s location
  • Network strength – 6 Geo diverse U.S. cores for greater resiliency
  • Security – highly secure network resists cyberattacks
  • Experience – nearly 150 years’ experience in emergency communications

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