|[October 09, 2018]
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 (News - Alert) Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL)
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 (News - Alert) 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 (News - Alert) (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 (News - Alert) 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 (News - Alert) 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. 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
Certain information in this press release contains statements that are
forward-looking in nature and involve certain significant risks and
uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from such
forward-looking information. The Company's Securities and Exchange
Commission filings identify many such risks and uncertainties. Any
forward-looking information in this press release is qualified in its
entirety by the risks and uncertainties described in such Securities and
Exchange Commission filings.
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