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City of Peterborough Awards Federal Engineering Contract for NG911 Implementation

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City of Peterborough Awards Federal Engineering Contract for NG911 Implementation

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, March 11, 2024 – The City of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) the contract for consulting services to oversee the implementation of the City’s Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) project.

Mr. Richard Freymond, Executive Project Sponsor for the City, provided an overview: “We have worked with Federal Engineering for several years now and they understand our environment and our needs. The firm will assist with the next phase of our NG9-1-1 project:

  • Providing project management for the City of Peterborough for their overarching NG9-1-1 implementation, including vendor management and City readiness.
  • Providing advisory and technical consulting throughout the project.
  • Overseeing the vendor project plan, schedule management, and implementation/migration/cutover plans.
  • Administering system acceptance, ensuring contractual requirement for the systems are satisfied, and compliance with Canadian NG9-1-1 CRTC regulations.

Mr. Don Nagle, Vice President of Federal Engineering said: “Federal Engineering understands the needs of Canadian jurisdictions are unique. Public safety communications in Canada is impacted by specific regulations and requirements. FE’s team of thought leaders and experts have decades of direct experience working in Canadian public safety. We will apply lessons learned to keep this project on track and bring it to a successful conclusion.”

Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for NG9-1-1, PSAPs, EOCs, and RTCCs. These services complement FE’s wide range of consulting services in public safety and public service communications involving VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz, and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems as well as LTE and CBRS. 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 services such as FirstNet® and the impacts of new technologies on their current and future plans. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects in all 50 states and multiple provinces in Canada for numerous state, local, and federal government clients as well as Canadian 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.


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