Motorola Solutions, GHC 9-1-1 Emergency Network deliver next generation call routing

Greater Harris County (GHC) 9-1-1 Emergency Network, Texas has completed the successful implementation of the Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) VESTA® Router Service for GHC Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP), the company said.

This is a milestone step for GHC in the transition to next generation call routing.

GHC serves 49 cities and two counties in the Houston area, which is an area of approximately 5.5 million people. It is the largest 9-1-1 system in Texas and the third largest regional system in the US It has been administering 9-1-1 emergency services since 1983.

The GHC/Motorola Solutions deployment fulfills a critical promise of NG9-1-1: that 9-1-1 agencies will have the opportunity to do things differently and take a bigger role in their destiny. With the approach GHC and Motorola Solutions are taking, GHC is able to leverage existing assets, such as their data centers, IP network, multiple lab environments and 24×7 Network Operations Center. The service for GHC is provided via tariff as an unbundled service, offering economies of scale to GHC and all PSAPs who join the network.

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