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Comtech snags $45M contract for 911 upgrades

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has been awarded a five-year contract to provide cutting-edge emergency-contact services across Washington State. The contract, valued as high as $45 million, will see Comtech’s Commercial Solutions segment installing and managing a Next Generation 911 Emergency Service IP Network across Washington. Next Generation 911 incorporates text messaging, videoconferencing and other Internet-based communications into modern emergency-contact protocols, as defined by the National Emergency Number Association. Among the bells and whistles in Comtech Telecommunication’s…