Comtech awarded $1.2 million multi-year contract extension to provide enhanced 9-1-1 technologies to U.S. wireless carrier
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Comtech awarded $1.2 million multi-year contract extension to provide enhanced 9-1-1 technologies to U.S. wireless carrier

October 9, 2018

 

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. announced today, that during its first quarter of fiscal 2019, its Safety & Security Technologies group, which is part of Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment, was awarded a multi-year contract extension totaling $1.2 million to provide FCC mandated enhanced 911 (“E911”) services to New-Cell, Inc. dba Cellcom. As part of this contract extension, Comtech will also provide emergency call routing services for Cellcom’s Voice Over Long Term Evolutions (VoLTE) and Voice over WiFi (VoWiFi) networks.

 

For more than ten years, Comtech has continuously provided Cellcom with a number of public safety solutions, including E911 location and call routing for Cellcom’s CDMA network, as well as Text to 9-1-1 service.

 

“We are honored that this carrier has extended our relationship and selected us to perform this critical work for its end customers in Northeastern & Central Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,” 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% E911 routing 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.

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