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State of Ohio Renews Federal Engineering Contract for NG9-1-1 Consulting Services

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State of Ohio Renews Federal Engineering Contract for NG9-1-1 Consulting Services

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, August 21, 2017 — The State of Ohio has renewed Federal Engineering, Inc.’s (FE/Kimball) contract to support the State’s Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) efforts.

Mr. Ronald F. Bosco, FE’s President and CEO, provided a vignette of the Ohio project: “Federal Engineering continues the expansion of our PSAP consulting practice. FE/Kimball will provide NG9-1-1 project consultant services to advise the State of Ohio ESInet Steering Committee on the implementation, operations, and maintenance of a statewide NG9-1-1 System.”

Mr. Bosco continued: “FE/Kimball has been supporting Ohio’s migration to NG9-1-1 for over four years. The State has accepted our work and continues to rely upon us as they move into the critical implementation phase of this project. FE/Kimball provided project management and subject matter experts to support the ESInet Steering Committee including:

  • Developed an economic and funding options study
  • Analyzed alternative system options
  • Generated an RFP for statewide NG9-1-1
  • Assisted in the assessment of vendor proposals
  • Participated in the vendor selection process

FE/Kimball also delivered a final report to the to the ESInet Committee summarizing our findings. The FE/Kimball team will continue to support the project during the next fiscal year.”

Federal Engineering is the leading, nationwide firm providing analysis, design, procurement, and implementation support for public safety and public service communications. FE provides consulting services involving LTE as well as traditional VHF, UHF, 700 MHz, 800 MHz, 900 MHz and 4.9GHz mobile radio systems. FE also supports FirstNet planning for the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network. Since 1983, FE has completed thousands of projects for 46 state governments, as well as numerous local and federal government clients.

Federal Engineering, Inc., recently added the L.R. Kimball public safety communications consulting practice to the firm. FE now offers the services of a worldwide leader in public safety answering point (PSAP) consulting. With FE/Kimball, jurisdictions can rely upon one firm for virtually all of their consulting needs in E9-1-1, NG9-1-1, PSAPs, Emergency Call Centers, and Emergency Operations Centers as well as land mobile radio voice, wireless data, broadband, backhaul, and emerging LTE mobile communications systems.


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