Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Additional Deployment of Text Messaging to 9-1-1 Across U.S.
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
December 6, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL)
announced today that its Commercial Solutions segment recently enabled
Text-to-9-1-1 functionality in an additional twenty-eight 9-1-1 Public
Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) across 14 states. Comtech's efforts to
simplify the deployment of Text-to-9-1-1 continue to accelerate the
adoption by PSAPs interested in receiving Text-to-9-1-1 messages.
Comtech now provides Text-to-9-1-1 to over 900 PSAPs across the U.S.,
with over 100 PSAPs in progress.
"As a U.S. leader in Short Message Service (SMS) and a global leader in
location technology, Comtech has been working to advance the ability to
send text messages to 9-1-1 as the first step in delivering the value of
data - text, pictures and video - during an emergency situation," said
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "In addition to the national Text-to-9-1-1
deployment that TCS is supporting, our SMS9-1-1 solutions will
seamlessly transition to multimedia capabilities beyond text as the
evolution to next generation 9-1-1 continues. We will continue to base
our solution on standards that provide the smoothest path to
interoperability and next generation functionality for PSAPs."
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
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
Exchange Commission filings.
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Michael D. Porcelain, Senior Vice President and Chief
Source: Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
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