RELM Wireless, Alberta Health Services extend contract

RELM Wireless Corp. (NYSE MKT: RWC) said that Alberta Health Services (AHS) has extended the term of its contract for an additional four years.

Under the contract RELM provides AHS with P25 800MHz portable and mobile radios and accessories.

The contract, which was initially announced in June 2015, established a base-term of one year that commenced on March 12, 2015, as well as four one-year options. The base term expires this month, and AHS has elected to exercise its option for all four available years.

No minimum or maximum procurement is established under the contract, nor does the contract specify or guarantee purchase quantities or dates of equipment orders. In the twelve months since contract inception, AHS has purchased radios and related accessories from RELM totaling approximately USD2.6 million, including a recent order on March 14, 2016 totaling approximately USD568,000.

AHS provides health services throughout Alberta and is the largest provider of health care in Canada. The organization presently deploys a total of approximately 3,000 two-way radios in a range of applications such as hospitals, urgent care centers, psychiatric facilities and emergency vehicles.