What does the multibillion-dollar FirstNet communications network mean for radio amateurs?

Have you heard of FirstNet and the 25 year contract won by AT&T to utilize the D-Block band for the latest effort to support interoperability?
Attached is a PDF of a article from the June 2017 QST magazine (page 9) by Tom Gallagher, NY2RF ARRL CEO – where in Tom asked the question:¬†“What does the multibillion dollar¬†FirstNet¬†communications network mean for radio amateurs?”
It’s an interesting read for all radio amateurs and especially those involved with, or active in public service communications (support).
Mark Conklin, N7XYO
Oklahoma Section Emergency Coordinator
Amateur Radio Emergency Service
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