OEC Outreach Clips: Morgan O’Brien reflects on dismissed bid for nationwide FirstNet contract, potential for public safety, Source Urgent Communications

On November 9th, around dawn in most cases, thousands of candidate hopefuls will wake up to the grim realization that their hopes, dreams, and considerable investments of time, energy and resources will have all been for naught: they lost!  Boy, can I sympathize. Earlier this month, my colleagues, partners, supporters and I were dropped by FirstNet from the selection process that had been a monster part of our lives since early this year. We are Code3 Broadband, and we put the very best of ourselves into the pursuit of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a network to serve public safety. But we lost!     Morgan O’Brien reflects on dismissed bid for nationwide FirstNet contract, potential for public safety