Comtech Telecommunications Corp. is Awarded Contract Valued At Approximately $45.0 Million to Provide Statewide ESInet
July 20, 2016 at 1:15 PM EDT
MELVILLE N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
July 20, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its Commercial Solutions segment was notified that
it was awarded a five-year contract with a potential value of
approximately $45.0 million to provide a statewide Next Generation 9-1-1
(NG9-1-1) Emergency Service IP Network (ESInet) in Washington State.
Comtech will install and manage a state-wide enterprise system based
upon NENA NG9-1-1 compliant elements that include geo-spatial call
routing and advanced reporting capabilities. Comtech has designed an
end-to-end solution for NG9-1-1 call delivery with both in-state and
out-of-state data centers to ensure continuous operability via
"Once operational this will represent one of the nation's most advanced
public safety emergency networks," said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President
and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. "The
system has the capability to process wireline, wireless and VoIP calls,
and text, and prepares the state to evolve quickly to new 9-1-1 call
origination formats moving forward."
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets
innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications
solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the
global commercial and government communications markets.
Certain information in this press release contains statements that are
forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and the
uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange
Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any
forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its
entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
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