SOURCE: Cassidian Communications, Inc.

Cassidian Communications, Inc.

December 16, 2013 15:53 ET

Cassidian Communications Completes System Acceptance at Westminster, Colo. for P25 Digital Land Mobile Radio System

State-of-the-Art CORP25 Land Mobile Radio System Enhances Public Safety Communications, Delivering Exceptional Value and Quality of Life for the Community

RICHARDSON, TX--(Marketwired - Dec 16, 2013) - Today, Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, announced acceptance of its CORP25 digital, trunked P25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR) system by the City of Westminster, Colo. The new two-site, 10-channel 800MHz CORP25 radio network -- which included hardware, software, system engineering, installation and maintenance -- delivers improved coverage and increased capacity for the city of Westminster's first responders.

In 2013, Westminster was named for a record 11th time as one of the nation's most digitally savvy cities by the Center for Digital Government. Now through the CORP25 network, the city's police and fire agencies have the secure, reliable radio communication needed to maintain the Westminster's reputation as a quality place to live and work. The open, standards-compliant network allows personnel from those agencies to communicate with each other, as well as with responders on other P25 networks in nearby municipalities.

"The city of Westminster wanted a non-proprietary radio system that would allow it to use competitive procurements to provide first responders with the right communications equipment at the right price," said Russ Bowers, Public Safety Communications Administrator for the city of Westminster. "The CORP25 system delivered the flexibility we needed to create a best-in-class network."

"With the adoption of the new CORP25 network, the city of Westminster reinforces its reputation for both technology innovation and leadership in government," said Rich Cagle, vice president of sales, Cassidian Communications Land Mobile Radio division. "Unbundling its radio network procurement allowed Westminster to implement a multi-vendor solution that reduced its overall cost of ownership while keeping the city on the front edge of mission-critical communications."

Cassidian Communications continues to serve clients ranging from public safety operations to Fortune 1000 corporations to Federal agencies. The company has more than 40 years of experience deploying 9-1-1- call processing systems, emergency notification solutions and first-responder digital trunked radio networks.

About Westminster, Colo. (http://www.ci.westminster.co.us/)
Westminster, Colo., is located between Denver and Boulder and has outstanding access to transportation, educational facilities, a well-educated work force, retail and office development, diverse housing, entertainment, and recreation. It is the home of choice to more than 107,000 residents and 3,000 businesses.

About Cassidian Communications (www.CassidianCommunications.com)
Cassidian Communications, an EADS North America company, is a global leader and trusted source for mission-critical communications technologies, including NG9-1-1 call processing platforms, emergency notification solutions and services, as well as P25 land mobile radio networks and LTE. For over four decades, Cassidian Communications has upheld its promise to keep people connected when it matters most, consistently designing solutions with an open mind and creating smarter, more effective ways to ensure communities are safe. For Cassidian Communications, CRITICAL MATTERS™. The company is headquartered in Temecula, Calif., with facilities located in Richardson, Texas, Franklin, Tenn. and Gatineau, Quebec.

About EADS North America (www.eadsnorthamerica.com)
EADS North America is the U.S.-based operation of EADS, a global leader in aerospace, defense, and related services. EADS contributes more than $13 billion to the U.S. economy annually and supports over 225,000 American jobs through its network of suppliers. EADS North America, headquartered in Herndon, Va., offers a broad array of advanced solutions to meet U.S. military and commercial requirements, including fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, homeland security systems, public safety communications, defense electronics and avionics, and threat detection systems.

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