M/A-Com wins Ill. county radio system deal

M/A-Com has won an $11.2 million contract to provide a digital radio system to support the public safety communication needs of Peoria County, Ill.

Under the contract, M/A-Com of Lowell, Mass., will supply its IP-based OpenSky digital private radio system to the county, which intends the system to serve as the interoperable backbone for all of its public safety communication needs.

The county's Emergency Telephone System Board awarded the contract.

M/A-Com said the county chose OpenSky because it can handle radio traffic during large and small emergencies, it supports voice and data traffic, and it can connect to Illinois' statewide public safety radio network.

M/A-Com, a provider of public safety systems and equipment, is a unit of Tyco Electronics Ltd. of Berwyn, Pa.

About the Author

William Welsh is a freelance writer covering IT and defense technology.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • VIDEO: Explore the 2019 M&A Trends

    Editor Nick Wakeman interviews Kevin DeSanto of the investment bank KippsDeSanto about the highlights of their annual M&A survey and trends driving acquisitions in the federal space. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.