MELVILLE N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 20, 2016-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Commercial Solutions segment was notified that it was awarded a five-year contract with a potential value of approximately $45.0 million to provide a statewide Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Emergency Service IP Network (ESInet) in Washington State. Comtech will install and manage a state-wide enterprise system based upon NENA NG9-1-1 compliant elements that include geo-spatial call routing and advanced reporting capabilities. Comtech has designed an end-to-end solution for NG9-1-1 call delivery with both in-state and out-of-state data centers to ensure continuous operability via geo-redundancy.
“Once operational this will represent one of the nation’s most advanced public safety emergency networks,” said Dr. Stanton Sloane, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “The system has the capability to process wireline, wireless and VoIP calls, and text, and prepares the state to evolve quickly to new 9-1-1 call origination formats moving forward.”
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