FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, April 4, 2022 – City of Belleville, Ontario, Canada has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a contract for public safety Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) consulting services.
Deputy Fire Chief Paul Patry of the Belleville Fire & Emergency Services provided an overview of the project: “We have contracted with Federal Engineering to conduct an NG9-1-1 needs assessment and deliver an NG9-1-1 Readiness Report detailing the findings and recommendations to support the transition to an NG9-1-1 solution. This comprehensive project will include data collection, site assessments, personnel interviews, network analysis, cybersecurity assessment, call flow analysis, call logging/recording systems review, and an assessment of personnel. We look forward to their recommendation when, at the end of this project, FE issues the City of Belleville Fire and Emergency Services IP Network Assessment and Recommendations Report.”
Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, President and CEO of Federal Engineering said: “Federal Engineering understands the needs of Canadian jurisdictions are unique. Public safety communications in Canada is affected by specific regulations and requirements. This is why we established FE Canada.
FE Canada is a diverse group of thought leaders and experts with direct experience working in Canadian public safety communications for decades. Whatever the project, from assessment and analysis, to design and vendor selection, through implementation and beyond, they provide proven solutions and support.
FE Canada’s subject matter experts have an average of over 30 years of in-country public safety experience and are uniquely suited to help resolve specific challenges. Members of our team are leading and contributing to efforts in:
- CRTC Interconnecting Steering Committee (CISC)
- Emergency Services Working Group (ESWG)
- National NG9-1-1 Canadian Coalition
- Canadian NG9-1-1 specification and trials
FE Canada provides all the services offered by Federal Engineering—custom tailored to the Canadian market.”
Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for public safety and public service communications involving traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems as well as LTE and CBRS. These services complement FE’s wide range of dispatch center consulting services in NG911, PSAPs, RTTCs, ECCs, and EOCs. FE’s cybersecurity practice helps our clients defend against today’s complex and ever-changing threat landscape. FE personnel also serve as trusted advisors assisting clients to assess emerging services such as FirstNet and the impacts of new technologies on their current and future plans. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of projects in all 50 states and throughout Canada enhancing public safety systems for numerous state, provinces, territories, regional, county, local and federal government clients.
In addition to its public sector work, Federal Engineering provides design and implementation support services for voice, data, and video networks used in the transportation, utilities, finance, education, and computer services industries. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any technology, product, vendor, or approach.