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Public-Safety Broadband Network: Network Deployment Is Progressing, but FirstNet Could Strengthen Its Oversight

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First Responder Network Authority FirstNet's Chief Executive Officer should take steps to ensure that the integrated master schedule for the program is developed and maintained in accordance with the best practices provided in GAO's Schedule Assessment Guide. (Recommendation 1)

According to FirstNet officials, FirstNet is developing a basic schedule framework to implement this recommendation. As of March 2022, FirstNet expects the framework to become fully operationalized in the near future. When we confirm that FirstNet has taken additional steps in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.

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