Harris awarded USD10m contract by Pittsylvania county to deploy public safety communications system
Apr 24, 2012 (Menafn - TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --Communications and information technology company Harris Corporation HRS announced on Monday that it has received a USD10m contract from Pittsylvania county, Virginia, to deploy a public safety digital communications system based on P25 Phase 2 standards.
The company said that the Harris P25IP (Project 25 to the Power of Internet Protocol) 700 MHz radio system will provide secure and reliable communications for the over 1,000 first responders across the county's 978 square miles and will allow direct interoperability with neighbouring jurisdictions, including local, state and federal agencies.
This new system is reportedly one of the nation's first P25 Phase 2 radio systems in deployment, bringing Pittsylvania county important additional functionality such as increased efficiency in spectrum use and enhanced interoperability capability.
The contract was awarded to Harris in the second quarter of fiscal year 2012.
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