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Sierra Wireless Offers Critical Communications Solution for First Responders and Extended Public Safety Users with FirstNet

December 15, 2022
Vancouver, Canada

Sierra Wireless offers FirstNet® connectivity as part of a full device-to-cloud solution

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a world leading IoT solutions provider, today announced that it’s providing first responders and extended public safety community access to a full solution which includes FirstNet connectivity along with Sierra Wireless modules and routers. The devices that are part of this solution are FirstNet Ready® in the United States and deliver a reliable, highly secure solution to further public safety capabilities and strengthen incident response.

FirstNet, Built with AT&T is designed with and for America’s first responders and the extended public safety community that could be called upon to support them. FirstNet is evolving based on the needs of, and feedback from, the public safety community, driving purposeful innovation to help them stay mission ready.

Sierra Wireless has been part of the FirstNet Embedded IoT Program since 2018. The FirstNet Embedded IoT Program allows organizations like Sierra Wireless to integrate FirstNet into industry-leading FirstNet-eligible devices. This creates a single, end-to-end solution for FirstNet-eligible customers. FirstNet embedded solutions go through an extensive review process to ensure they meet the highest standards for reliability, security, and performance.

“Sierra Wireless has been a valued member of the FirstNet Embedded IoT Program, and we’re pleased to be working with them to deliver a reliable and essential communications solution for the first responders and the extended public safety community,” said Matt Walsh, assistant vice president, product management and development, FirstNet Program at AT&T. “This allows us to further our mission to deploy, operate, maintain, and enhance the only nationwide wireless platform dedicated to first responders and the extended public safety community that support them.”

“When disaster strikes, network access is critical for the extended public safety community,” said Ross Gray, vice president of managed connectivity solutions at Sierra Wireless. “Dependable, uninterrupted, around the clock communication is essential, and any disruption can be detrimental. The Sierra Wireless­­­­­­­ solution helps ensure the prioritized access necessary to stay connected. A full solution, which includes a Sierra Wireless device, FirstNet connectivity, and a purpose-built, cloud-based dashboard, allows extended public safety users to have confidence that their critical communications stay intact when they need it most.”

Users can also access AirVantage®, Sierra Wireless’ IoT connectivity platform offering a custom, cloud-based self-service dashboard which enables users to manage both their connectivity and devices in one location, simplifying logistics, and optimizing communication costs.

The full solution is now available for purchase directly from Sierra Wireless.

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©2022 AT&T Intellectual Property. FirstNet and the FirstNet logo are registered trademarks and service marks of the First Responder Network Authority.  All other marks are the property of their respective owners. FirstNet is available only within the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

About Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is a world leading IoT solutions provider that combines devices, network services, and software to unlock value in the connected economy. Companies globally are adopting 4G, 5G, and LPWA solutions to improve operational efficiency, create better customer experiences, improve their business models, and create new revenue streams. Sierra Wireless works with its customers to develop the right industry-specific solution for their  IoT deployments, whether this is an integrated solution to help connect edge devices to the cloud, a software/API service to manage processes with billions of connected assets, or a platform to extract real-time data to improve business decisions. With more than 25 years of cellular IoT experience, Sierra Wireless is the global partner customers trust to deliver them their next IoT solution. For more information, visit

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Louise Matich
Sierra Wireless
Media Relations
phone: +1 236 979 2154

Sean Fallis
Sierra Wireless
Investor Relations

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