Polaris Wireless inks multi-year contract extension with Alaska Wireless Network

Polaris Wireless, a provider of high-accuracy, software-based wireless location solutions, announced that it has signed a multi-year, multi-phase contract for delivery of a wireless location solution that complies with the Federal Communications Commission´s (FCC´s) most recent E9-1-1 wireless location accuracy mandate with The Alaska Wireless Network, a company wholly owned by GCI Communication Corp (“GCI”), the company said.

The first phase of this contract extension includes the Polaris Wireless Evolved Serving Mobile Location Center (E-SMLC) with hybrid location software for LTE networks that complies with FCC-mandated indoor location requirements. Subsequent phases include delivery of additional location technologies and hybrid algorithms as cellular networks and mobile devices continue to evolve and become more capable.

Polaris Wireless is the global provider of providing high-accuracy, software-based wireless location solutions to wireless operators, law enforcement and government agencies, and location-based application companies. Since 2003, Polaris Wireless has successfully completed 50 global deployments for public safety (FCC-mandated E911), commercial LBS, and Internet of Things in the US and for public safety, national security, and LBS in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California with offices in Dubai, U.A.E., Bangalore, India, and Zug, Switzerland. For more information about Polaris Wireless, visit: http://www.polariswireless.com.

GCI delivers communication and technology services in the consumer and business markets. Headquartered in Alaska with additional locations in the US, GCI has delivered services for more than 35 years to some of the most remote communities and in some of the most challenging conditions in North America. Learn more about GCI at http://www.gci.com.