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City of Peterborough Chooses Federal Engineering for NG911 Consulting Services

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City of Peterborough Chooses Federal Engineering for NG911 Consulting Services

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, April 12, 2021 – The City of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada has chosen Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) to assist in the procurement of NG911 solutions for the City.

Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, FE President & CEO stated: “Although there are similarities between public safety systems in the United States and those in Canada, we recognize that there are many operational and technical aspects that are unique to Canada. That is why, to best serve the Canadian market, Federal Engineering established a Canadian Practice. The FE Canadian Practice provides Canadian subject matter experts who have supported public safety throughout their careers and are located in country. We believe no other major firm can offer jurisdictions throughout all the provinces and territories our level of unique PSAP and public safety mobile radio expertise. We are thrilled that the City of Peterborough has recognized our targeted skillsets and selected FE for this important NG911 project.”

Mr. Richard Freymond, Commissioner, Corporate and Legislative Services, for the City stated: “The City is seeking Consulting services to develop an RFP to acquire an NG9-1-1 vendor solution for the City of Peterborough after performing a gap and needs assessment to assess PSAPs readiness to transition to NG911. Federal Engineering will be completing the following assessments for us:

  • CPE equipment
  • Network including performance
  • Cybersecurity
  • ESInet
  • Utilization and call flow
  • Call logging and recording
  • Personnel

The firm will then deliver an Emergency Services IP Network Assessment and Recommendations Report that will serve as the basis for an RFP to procure NG911 services and equipment.”

Federal Engineering is a leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for NG911, PSAPs, ECCs, and EOCs. These services complement FE’s wide range of consulting services in 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. FE’s cybersecurity practice helps our clients defend against today’s complex and ever-changing threat landscape. FE also serves as trusted advisors to assist clients understand emerging services such as FirstNet and the impacts on their current and future plans. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of communications projects throughout North America.

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, aerospace, finance, education, publishing, 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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