Mission Critical Communications: O’Brien’s pdvWireless Submits FirstNet Bid, Anticipates 900 MHz Notice of Inquiry

pdvWireless, a private wireless push-to-talk (PTT) carrier that holds 900 MHz spectrum, submitted a bid to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

In its fourth fiscal quarter and year-end financial results for the period ended March 31, the company — led by former Nextel Chairman Morgan O’Brien — announced it assembled a consortium of companies with expertise in the critical areas needed to build and operate a public-safety broadband network and submitted a response to the FirstNet request for proposals (RFP) by the May 31 deadline. Read More