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Niagara Region Chooses Federal Engineering for Next Generation 9-1-1 Consulting

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Niagara Region Chooses Federal Engineering for Next Generation 9-1-1 Consulting

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, July 12, 2021 – The Regional Municipality of Niagara, Canada (Niagara Region) has chosen Federal Engineering, Inc. (FE) to provide consulting services for Public Safety Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) Communications.

 EMS Chief Kevin Smith Project Manager for the Region described the project: “The Niagara Region Public Safety Communications Steering Committee consists of representatives from the following public agencies: Niagara Regional Police Service, St. Catharines Fire Service, Niagara Falls Fire Department, Niagara Parks Police Service, Niagara Region Emergency Medical Service, and the Niagara Region. The Committee’s intent is to realize a robust, integrated, and coordinated Canadian NG9-1-1 platform and solution where the Niagara Regional Police Service acts as the lead and overall systems integrator. Federal Engineering will provide recommendations for key integration solutions with each of the other Public Safety Access Point (PSAPs) to migrate from the current E9-1-1 call delivery systems to standards-based NG9-1-1 call delivery systems. Emergency Services IP Network (ESInet) and core services, along with logging and recording and GIS will also be included in this project. We are relying upon FE’s comprehensive experience with Canadian NG9-1-1 and Canadian E9-1-1 telephone systems. The firm’s detailed understanding of our goals, objectives, challenges, risks, and deliverables was clearly annunciated in their proposal.”

 Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, President & CEO or Federal; Engineering, stated: “FE’s Canadian consulting practice continues to grow with yet another successful contract award this year. We are excited to work with the Niagara Region and provide assistance as the Region moves toward an NG9-1-1 solution. FE will apply its proven methodologies and lessons learned derived from our experiences, as the leading NG9-1-1 consulting firm, to deliver a successful project.”

 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 for 46 state governments, as well as numerous 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, 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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