Comtech Gets Next Generation 9-1-1 Upgrade Contract from New England State

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL) has announced, that during its second quarter of fiscal 2020, its subsidiary, Comtech Solacom Technologies, Inc. (“Solacom”), which is part of Comtech´s Commercial Solutions segment, has signed an agreement worth USD 6.6 million, to upgrade a statewide Next Generation 9-1-1 system, for a New England state, the company said.

The contract includes the upgrade of many core elements of the Emergency Services IP network (“ESInet”) and the 9-1-1 call-handling equipment, including:

Emergency Services Routing Proxy (“ESRP”);
Legacy Network Gateway (“LNG”);
Border Control Function (“BCF”);
Automatic Location Identification / Location Information Server (“ALI/LIS”);
Guardian Intelligent 9-1-1 Workstations (“IWS”); and
Network Operations Center (“NOC”) monitoring services for the health, efficiency and quality of service (“QoS”) of the public safety network.

Built to withstand natural or man-made disasters and emergency events, the Solacom system provides a high level of multiple redundancies, including geo-diverse configuration with 9-1-1 call taking positions at several locations throughout the State.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces, and markets innovative products, systems, and services for advanced communications solutions. Comtech sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.