About Nimble Networks
The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS), through the SLIGP 2.0 grant, will conduct a series of workshops throughout the state and including all Regional Domestic Security Task Forces (RDSTF) and their constituent counties. The SLIGP 2.0 grant was created to support states and territories as they further plan for Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) deployment and public safety user adoption in the post-State Plan period. The DMS SLIGP 2.0 workshops will assist county and regional communications staff in developing updated plans to address public safety communications (voice and dedicated broadband data), situation awareness tools, integration of Smart City data and technology, and comprehensive inter-agency data sharing with current and future NPSBN users in emergency and disaster response.
About SLIGP 2.0
The State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP) was created under the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Act). SLIGP is designed to provide resources to assist regional, state, local and tribal government entities as they plan for the nationwide public safety broadband network (PSBN) being developed by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).
In 2018, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration awarded a second round of grants to U.S. states and territories. This funding will provide recipients with the resources to work with stakeholders throughout the state or territory to identify needs, gaps, and priorities for public safety wireless broadband.
The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is an independent authority within the U.S. Department of Commerce. Authorized by Congress in 2012, its mission is to develop, build and operate the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network (NPSBN) that equips first responders to save lives and protect U.S. communities.