FirstNet has released its RFP seeking a partner to provide the deployment and provisioning of a “comprehensive network solution” nationwide. The winning bidder will be responsible for the core network, radio access network services, backhaul, aggregation, and the use of national transport net-works and operation centers, plus the creation of a device ecosystem. Questions and capability statements are due February 12, 2016 and March 17, 2016, respectively. Proposals to the RFP will be due April 29, 2016. FirstNet anticipates making an award in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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