Comtech Deploys Text Messaging System to 911 Public Safety Answering Points

Comtech-Telecommunications-Corp.logo-Comtech Telecommunications has introduced its text-to-911 technology to an additional 28 public safety answering points in 14 U.S. states.

“Comtech has been working to advance the ability to send text messages to 9-1-1 as the first step in delivering the value of data–text, pictures and video–during an emergency situation,” President and CEO Fred Kornberg said in a statement published Tuesday.

He added that the company’s offerings are designed to support interoperability and functionality for PSAPs.

The company’s commercial solutions segment has deployed the text-to-911 feature to at least 900 local PSAPs.

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