Harris Corporation to Provide Critical Communication Solution for Major US Electric Utility

Highlights:

  • Multi-state, critical communication solution for one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S.
  • Migrates legacy analog system to a digital P25 Phase 2 solution
  • Solution will be used by more than 10,000 users

LYNCHBURG, Va. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 10, 2017 — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received a contract to supply a multi-state, integrated, critical communication solution to one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S. The contract was received during the fourth quarter of Harris' fiscal 2017.

Harris will transition the customer from its legacy analog radio communication system to a Harris P25 Phase 2 digital network solution, providing increased functionality, reliability and security for its 10,000-plus users. The new integrated system will include Harris’ Symphony™ command center dispatch consoles, XL-200P advanced digital handheld radios, and the BeOn® Push-to-Talk application for integration of narrowband and broadband solutions.

“The ability to remain connected during the migration is a priority for our customer,” said Nino DiCosmo, president, Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications. “Our solution will migrate more than 350 RF sites, over a five-year period, while maintaining communications between the new technology and the old.”

Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications is a leading supplier of communications systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets. The business has more than 80 years of experience in public safety and professional communications, and supports more than 500 systems around the world.

About Harris Corporation

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about solution capabilities are forward-looking and involve risk and uncertainties. Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.



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Pam Cowan, 585-453-8833
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