FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, July 22, 2011 — The City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has awarded Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) a contract to provide technical services for the development of the Utility’s future radio and advance wireless technologies infrastructures. Multiple systems will be addressed by FE in two regions, the Los Angeles Basin and the Owens Valley.
“The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power currently relies upon land mobile radio for a multitude of functions. Usage of mobile radio and advanced wireless technologies will continue to expand in the foreseeable future,” indicated Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President.
Mr. Bosco continued:”Federal Engineering will interview LADWP radio users to develop and understanding of their functional and operational needs. FE will also survey existing radio sites and assess the capabilities of the existing wireless infrastructure. FE will then synthesize candidate solutions including performance, cost, capabilities, interoperability, and scalability in our analysis. We will also include best practices emergency procedures for the recommended systems. FE consultants will then work with LADWP personnel to select the optimum solution for the Utility.”
FE provides a wide range of land mobile radio analysis, design, procurement support, and implementation management services for public safety, public service, transportation, and energy systems. The firm also provides security analyses, disaster recovery planning, strategic assessments, product analyses, market research, and business planning services in telecommunications and related fields.
As a nationwide communications systems planning and design firm, Federal Engineering develops voice, data, and video networks for a wide range of end users, including organizations in the aerospace, energy, finance, education, publishing, and computer services fields. In addition to its private sector work, FE has completed hundreds of communications projects for 30 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients. FE’s certified independence ensures that clients receive objective, unbiased consulting services that are not influenced by any particular technology, product, vendor, or approach.