Motorola Solutions to enhance Metropolitan Mobile Radio network for first responders

Motorola Solutions Australia (NYSE: MSI) will expand and upgrade the mission-critical radio network serving Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, the company said.

The Partnerships Victoria managed service contract has been extended for seven years (valued at AUD USD 261 million) with an opportunity to extend for a further five years. This will extend Motorola Solutions´ delivery of mission-critical voice communications to the State of Victoria beyond 20 years.

In addition to upgrading the Metropolitan Mobile Radio network (MMR), Motorola Solutions will provide enhanced data services and incremental safety features including GPS and location services, enabling agencies to better manage their vehicles and personnel. The service will also provide customised online reporting, giving agencies valuable information about their radio network usage.

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