NTIA Awards Four Additional SLIGP Grants to Assist FirstNet Planning

August 19, 2013
News Media Contact: 
NTIA, Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-7002, press@ntia.doc.gov

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) last week awarded grants under the State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP) to the following states to help in planning for the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet):

  • Arizona – $2.9 million
  • California – $5.6 million
  • Iowa – $1.6 million
  • Missouri – $2.4 million

All the recipients are required to provide a matching contribution of at least 20 percent. Additional grants will be awarded on a rolling basis.

More information on the SLIGP grant program can be found here: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/sligp/program_information