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The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) of the United States was created under the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (MCTRJCA) as an independent authority within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The purpose of FirstNet is to establish, operate, and maintain an interoperable public safety broadband network. To fulfill these objectives, Congress allotted $7 billion and 20 MHz of radio spectrum to build the network.
|Headquarters||12201 Sunrise Valley Drive|
Reston, Virginia 20192
|Annual budget||$81 million (2019)|
|Parent department||Department of Commerce|
|Parent agency||National Telecommunications and Information Administration|