Harris to provide critical communication solution for major US electric utility

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received a contract to supply a multi-state, integrated, critical communication solution to one of the largest electric utilities in the US, the company said.

The contract was received during the fourth quarter of Harris´ fiscal 2017.

Harris will transition the customer from its legacy analog radio communication system to a Harris P25 Phase 2 digital network solution, providing increased functionality, reliability and security for its 10,000-plus users. The new integrated system will include Harris´ Symphony command center dispatch consoles, XL-200P advanced digital handheld radios, and the BeOn Push-to-Talk application for integration of narrowband and broadband solutions.

Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications is a leading supplier of communications systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets. The business has more than 80 years of experience in public safety and professional communications, and supports more than 500 systems around the world.

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers´ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately USD 6bn in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems.