Comtech awarded US$5.0 million contract for next-gen 911 solution to a US Government end customer
Comtech Telecommunications Corp., a world leader in secure wireless communications technologies, announced today, that Comtech Solacom Technologies, Inc., a division of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a Next Generation 911 (NG 911) modernization project for a US Government end customer. Of the total US$5.0 million contract value, US$3.2 million was awarded to Comtech in its fourth fiscal quarter.
Comtech Solacom will provide a full turnkey solution, including all hardware and software, installation, and training for a multi-node, geographically dispersed Guardian call management system. The Guardian solution will be deployed in a redundant, multi-geo-diverse configuration ensuring the highest possible service availability with an intuitive user interface allowing call takers to quickly assess, prioritize and handle landline, wireless and VoIP emergency calls. Call takers can quickly create conferences, transfer calls, determine the location of callers and replay recently recorded conversations.
“Comtech’s commitment to innovative next generation emergency communication solutions has been recognized by the selection of the Solacom Guardian solution to modernize the 911 operations of a major US Government end customer. Deployed and supported in close cooperation with the prime contractor, the Guardian solution will further enhance our long-standing partnership with this customer allowing them to focus on critical missions,” said Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Solacom emergency call handling and management solutions are built on more than 30 years of research and innovation in the application of advanced hardware and software technologies for public safety.