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Comtech to Buy TeleCommunication Systems for $431M in US Govt Contract, Public Safety Expansion Push

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Melville, New York-based Comtech Communications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has agreed to purchase Telecommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) for approximately $430.8 million cash in a deal aimed to create a company with a balanced footprint in both the U.S. government contracting and public safety markets. Comtech said Monday it expects to close the transaction by the end …

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TCS Gets 16 New Patents for Public Safety, Messaging, Location Tech

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 30, 2015 — TeleCommunication Systems (Nasdaq: TSYS) has acquired 16 new patents for its public safety, messaging, mapping and location technologies and services, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. TCS said Wednesday the newly issued patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office bring its portfolio to 439 total patents. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, …

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Randy Fuerst: JerseyNet Connects First Responders During Papal Visit

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 1, 2015 — Oceus Networks sought to provide secure interagency communications with the activation of the JerseyNet 4G LTE broadband network for first responders during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia this week, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “Oceus was pleased to play a role in ensuring the success of the …

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Air National Guard Picks Harris TACP Networked System for Vehicles


TYSONS CORNER, VA September 16, 2015 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) has received a $13 million order to provide the U.S. Air National Guard with tactical radio systems for integration into high mobility multiwheeled vehicles, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Harris said the contract also includes installation, training and related support work on …

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Motorola Solutions Buys PublicEngines for Intelligence-Led Policing; Bob Schassler Comments


Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) has further added to its public safety portfolio with the acquisition of PublicEngines, a Utah-based provider of citizen engagement and public safety products for government and law enforcement agencies. “The acquisition of PublicEngines reinforces Motorola Solutions’ commitment to helping our customers implement intelligence-led strategies that deter crime and improve outcomes,” Bob Schassler, Motorola …

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Motorola Adds Public Safety Tech with Emergency CallWorks Buy


Motorola Solutions moved to grow its public safety communications portfolio with the acquisition of call-taking software maker Emergency CallWorks for an undisclosed amount. The purchase is intended to help Motorola’s government and commercial clients leverage a web-based emergency call answering system in their command centers, Motorola Solutions said Thursday. Bob Schassler, executive …

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Haywood Talcove: LexisNexis to Purchase BAIR Analytics for Public Safety Tech Push


LexisNexis Risk Solutions has agreed to buy BAIR Analytics in a move to help law enforcement organizations accelerate the criminal investigation process with technology. BAIR Analytics builds data analysis, mapping and visualization tools for public safety agencies to examine and predict crime patterns, LexisNexis said Tuesday. Haywood Talcove, CEO of …

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Chuck Prow Elevates at IBM to Lead Global Government Sales

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Chuck Prow, managing partner responsible for IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global public sector, has been elevated to the role of industry general manager for global governments and will oversee the firm’s sales in hardware, software and services to government globally, Prow broke to GovCon Wire this week. The consulting and technology …

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Deltek’s Chris Dixon: US Governors Highlight Education, Public Safety on Their 2014 Agendas


A Deltek analyst says U.S. governors highlighted education public safety, justice and social services as areas for policy initiatives in their 2014 state of the state addresses, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Chris Dixon, a Deltek senior manager of state and local industry analysis, believes that contractors could shape their business development strategies around …

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Stacy Schwartz, Paul Girardi Promoted to VP Ranks at AT&T Government Solutions

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Stacy Schwartz and Paul Girardi, both formerly executive directors of sales at AT&T Government Solutions (NYSE: T), have been promoted to vice president at the telecommunications company’s federal government division. Schwartz will serve as VP of public safety and Girardi has been appointed VP of business development, AT&T said Tuesday. …

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