Comtech awarded contract valued up to US$48.5 million for statewide next generation 911 technologies
Comtech Telecommunications Corp., a global leading provider of next-generation 911 emergency systems and secure wireless communications technologies, announced today, that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2021, it was awarded a statewide contract to provide Next Generation 911 (NG911) services for the State of Iowa. This multi-year contract includes contract extension options and is valued up to US$48.5 million. Initial funding for the contract is US$23.0 million.
The award is for continued operation of Comtech’s NG911 services that provide Iowa’s citizens with advanced communication capabilities when calling for emergency services, including police, fire and emergency medical services. Through use of Comtech’s Next Generation Core Services (NGCS), the State of Iowa offers a seamless, coordinated and efficient NG911 system to all of Iowa’s local 911 centers.
“We are honored in this vote of confidence in Comtech. With this award, Iowa has recognized not only our market-leading solutions, but the high performance and reliability standards we bring to support Iowans with mission-critical emergency services,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.