MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 26, 2019-- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ: CMTL), a world leader in secure and highly reliable communication technology, announced that during its first quarter of fiscal 2020, its Safety & Security Technologies (“SST”) group, which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a multi-year contract extension totaling an estimated $18.4 million to provide FCC-mandated enhanced 9-1-1 (“E9-1-1”) services to a major U.S. VoIP telecommunications carrier.
As part of this contract extension, Comtech’s VoIP E9-1-1 LivewirE9-1-1® will support the continued growth of this carrier’s national subscriber base, as well as providing Emergency Response Center (“ERC”) services and Emergency Services Gateway services.
“We are honored that this carrier has extended our relationship and selected us to perform this critical work for its end customers across the United States,” said Fred Kornberg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. “This extension is a testament to the quality and high reliability of our market-leading solutions, and we are proud of our 20-year history of providing 99.999% E9-1-1 service availability to our wireless and VoIP carriers.”
Comtech’s highly reliable technologies enable the successful handling of over five million 9-1-1 calls and texts each month. For more information regarding Comtech’s 9-1-1 products and services, visit www.comtech911.com.
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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