MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 16, 2018-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during its fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, its Safety and Security Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, received a contract amendment worth approximately $3.3 million for its Next Generation IP Enabled 9-1-1 ESInet and associated services for a statewide system implementation in the central United States. The system will support both wireless and wireline emergency services traffic. This contract amendment includes two option periods worth approximately $5.8 million.
Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp., commented, “We are pleased to receive this confirmation of our growing momentum in Next Generation 9-1-1 services. We believe that this contract award is further tangible evidence that our Next Generation 9-1-1 services deliver a unique track record of reliable benefits in a real-world environment.”
For more than fifteen years, Comtech has continuously provided safety and security solutions including 911 call routing technologies. Comtech’s highly reliable safety and security technologies enable the successful handling of over four (4) million 911 calls and texts each month.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. designs, develops, produces and markets innovative products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company sells products to a diverse customer base in the global commercial and government communications markets.
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