Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract to Provide Next Generation Text to 911 For the State of Maryland
April 11, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT
MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
April 11, 2018 -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
announced today that during its third quarter of fiscal 2018, its Safety
& Security Technologies group, which is part of Comtech's Commercial
Solutions segment, received a two-year multi-million dollar contract to
provide Next Generation Text to 911 for the state of Maryland. 911
centers across the state can now deploy the service via two different
methods: integrated Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)/Message Session
Relay Protocol (MSRP) or Comtech's web browser-based service, EMedia®.
"We applaud Governor Hogan and the state of Maryland for empowering all
its citizens to reach and receive help in situations where it is not
safe or possible to make a voice call and for outfitting its
telecommunicators to receive and respond to text messages sent to 911,"
said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech
Telecommunications Corp. "We are honored that Maryland has chosen to
rely on us to provide this new and innovative emergency service."
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
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