North Dakota Current Events

Gov. Doug Burgum announced on December 22, 2017 that North Dakota will participate in the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) with AT&T to establish a wireless communications network that will help first responders better serve and protect the public in times of need. To read the Governor's full announcement, please click on this link, Governor Burgum announces North Dakota FirstNet participation.

North Dakota Past Events​
  • FirstNet Federal Program Office draft environmental impact statement review meeting in Bismarck, ND.  Click here for details.    
  • FirstNet visited North Dakota to talk about their activities (July 2016) - The visit from the Region 8 FirstNet team, hosted by the ITD Public Safety Programs Director, Derrick Walker, reviewed ongoing efforts with the Statewide Interoperable Executive Committee as FirstNet prepares the Federal program for post contract award.  Click here to view the presentation!

  • North Dakota Consultation with FirstNet (March 2016) - North Dakota hosted a visit from the FirstNet Government Outreach team.  FirstNet representatives presented the 2016 Consultation plan and discussed what will be happening in the next 12-18 months.