Network New Hampshire Now Begins Building NHSafeNet, A Statewide Public Safety Broadband Network

Network New Hampshire Now Begins Building NHSafeNet, A Statewide Public Safety Broadband Network

Jun 30, 2011

Network New Hampshire Now (NNHN) has awarded a contract to NH-based Green Mountain Communications Inc. to construct NHSafeNet, a wireless public safety microwave network  that will improve the communications, efficiency and emergency readiness of state and local agencies.

NHSafeNet, one of four primary broadband projects being implemented under NNHN, will construct a single high-speed statewide broadband microwave network. This project is a collaboration of the NH Department of Safety, NH Department of Transportation (DOT), NH Department of Resources and Economic Development (DRED), NH National Guard, and New Hampshire Public Television (NHPTV).

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Network New Hampshire Now (NNHN) is a collaboration of public and private organizations, led by the University of New Hampshire, to develop a high-speed broadband network throughout the state, including fiber optic networks in all 10 counties of the state, fiber optic networks in the limited access Right of Way of I-93, a microwave wireless network for public safety, and fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) in Rindge and Enfield.  NNHN is funded by $44.5 million from the federal Broadband Technology and Opportunities Program (BTOP) matched with $22 million in private and in-kind funding.

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