The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) $1,701,657 for research and development aimed at advancing broadband communications technologies for first responders. NJOHSP’s effort is a collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Lincoln Laboratory.
Join Director of Policy and Planning Eric Tysarczyk and Former Governor of Vermont Jim Douglas, a member of the FirstNet Board, as they explore the FirstNet network, what is it, how it impacts New Jersey, specifically our own proof of concept network, JerseyNet, and state plans for the next step in rolling out FirstNet’s high-speed network for the millions of public safety users in all 56 states and US territories.
NJOHSP, the NJ Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC), and JerseyNet attended the three-day 2015 NJ League of Municipalities Annual Conference in Atlantic City, providing attendees with informational resources and products in an effort to bolster counterterrorism, resiliency, and cybersecurity practices throughout the state.
New Jersey's public safety practitioners and stakeholders came together with federal partners for the New Jersey SLIGP (State and Local Implementation Grant Program) FirstNet Initial Consultation meeting in Atlantic City.
NJOHSP's Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) personnel met with of state, local, county, and private sector partners before Wednesday's New Jersey SLIGP (State and Local Implementation Grant Program) FirstNet Initial Consultation meeting in Atlantic City.