Verizon, AT&T Seen Submitting FirstNet Bids

Verizon Communications, Inc., and AT&T, Inc., are both likely to submit bids to the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), Wells Fargo Securities LLC analysts said in a research note today. “We have been told there are two carriers (as well as other parties) bidding for this RFP, which we expect to be T and VZ,” the analysts said. Rivada Networks has also said it plans to submit a bid, and sources have said that pdvWireless plans to as well. Bids are due May 31.