Comtech Telecommunications Recieves Maintenance and Support Contract for Wireless Enhanced 9-1-1 Solutions

Comtech Telecommunications’ Safety and Security Technologies group has received a multi-year contract worth approx $73.8 million from a major U.S. telecommunications company. The contract provides for implementation and continued maintenance and operational support related to wireless enhanced 9-1-1 solutions (E9-1-1). These solutions include call routing of 9-1-1 calls from mobile phones to the appropriate Public-Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and the delivery of call back number and location data to the 9-1-1 dispatcher.

In addition to supporting 3G/4G (also known as Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE)) technologies, the contract provides for new services that will support 5G networks as they launch. The contract has an initial performance period of two years and provides for two annual option periods. In connection with the receipt of this contract, Comtech received an initial funded purchase order aggregating approximately $17.7 million.