The companies will combine efforts to produce broadband and mission-critical communications systems that can deliver high-speed video and data.
Harris said customers will benefit from network agility that delivers “highly-secure, highly-reliable connectivity where and when they need it.”
The companies intend to provide interoperable 4G offerings ranging from complete end-to-end network solutions to subscriber-based models.
“This alliance is a first step toward making next-generation technology and services available to agencies who seek competitive options, ” said Chris Hill, AT&T’s vice president of advanced business solutions. “It’s the beginning of a public safety ecosystem of open devices and applications interoperable with private broadband networks, as they become available.”