FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Marteen Busby
Rescue 42 Announces Exclusive Partnership with AT&T FirstNet™
Chico, CA -- March 18, 2020 -- Rescue 42, Inc. is pleased to announce they have entered into an exclusive supplier agreement with AT&T to provide the Rescue 42 SatRunner™ satellite communications platform configured as a mobile Cell tower for the National First Responder Network, or FirstNet™. AT&T will call this product the FirstNet CRD™ (Compact Rapid Deployable), and will resell through their wide distribution network to all FirstNet™ Primary customers - Medical, Police and Fire. FirstNet CRD’s will also be offered to the FirstNet™ Extended Primary and critical infrastructure providers such as Utility Companies, Government and Transportation. The FirstNet CRD™ will be widely used to support remote hospital deployments, triage centers, medical surge capacities and TeleHealth/TeleMedicine in response to the current COVID-19 situation.
Rescue 42’s direct-sale product, the SatRunner™ COW (Cell-on-Wheels) is capable of providing Wi-Fi and Verizon® Cellular coverage supported by its onboard satellite and Cellular backhaul systems. This system creates a large area of Cellular and Wi-Fi Internet coverage anytime, anywhere. It is easily deployed by a single person and can be stored indoors. The SatRunner™ COW is a cost-effective solution that supports TeleMedicine, TeleHealth, field hospitals, remote medical deployments, Emergency Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR).
“Everyone needs Internet and Cell service, including Emergency Responders and medical facilities. Often these critical services are not available during a disaster or in remote locations. Our goal is to provide a quick response, easily-deployed and cost-effective platform to supply these services. The FirstNet CRD™ and the SatRunner™ COW supply critical Cellular and Internet Wi-Fi service to medical services and First Responders at a price that any agency can afford,” said Tim O’Connell, CEO and President of Rescue 42.
The SatRunner™ COW is $53,990 from Rescue 42, or through one of our authorized resellers.
The FirstNet CRD™ is available exclusively through the AT&T FirstNet™ sales team.
The FirstNet™ mission is to deploy, operate, maintain, and improve the first high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety. This reliable, highly secure, interoperable, and innovative public safety communications platform will bring 21st-century tools to public safety agencies and first responders, allowing them to get more information quickly and helping them to make faster and better decisions.
About Rescue 42
Thousands of Emergency Response agencies have trusted Rescue 42 for innovative, dependable Fire, Police and Rescue equipment for over twenty five years. Located in Chico, California, Rescue 42 has a deep commitment to quality and customer service. They take pride in the fact that all their products are made in the USA.