Tessco Committed to Creating Robust In-Building Coverage for First
HUNT VALLEY, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2018--
Tessco (NASDAQ: TESS), a leading value-added distributor and solutions
provider in the wireless industry, announced it has joined the Safer
Buildings Coalition, demonstrating its commitment to enhancing
in-building communications for first responders.
The Safer Buildings Coalition is an organization focused on advancing
policies and technologies to ensure in-building communication
capabilities for public safety. Tessco will team with Safer Buildings to
address current challenges with in-building communication systems and
collectively propose changes to safety codes that will guarantee
reliable, wireless communication for first responders in emergencies.
“At Tessco, we are committed to Public Safety Distributed Antenna
Systems (DAS) and believe dependable communication during an emergency
is crucial,” said Bill Moten, Tessco’s Vice President of Technical Sales
and Solutions Development. “We are thrilled to join the Safer Buildings
Coalition and work together with our partners, and other leaders in the
industry, to set the standard for in-building communication and create
trustworthy systems that keep first responders connected at all times.”
“SBC welcomes Tessco and the deep wireless industry expertise and
relationships they bring to our organization,” said Alan Perdue, SBC
Executive Director. “The proliferation of fire codes requiring public
safety radio booster systems, and current major mission critical
deployments such as FirstNet™ and NG911 location accuracy, makes this a
pivotal time to bring industry leaders together to enhance the coverage,
capacity, and dependability of wireless networks inside buildings.”
TESSCO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: TESS) is a value-added technology
distributor, manufacturer, and solutions provider serving commercial and
retail customers in the wireless infrastructure and mobile device
accessories markets. The company was founded more than 30 years ago with
a commitment to deliver industry-leading products, knowledge, solutions,
and customer service. Tessco supplies more than 50,000 products from 400
of the industry’s top manufacturers in mobile communications, Wi-Fi,
Internet of Things (“IoT”), wireless backhaul, and more. Tessco is a
single source for outstanding customer experience, expert knowledge, and
complete end-to-end solutions for the wireless industry.
About Safer Buildings Coalition
Safer Buildings Coalition aims to ensure that First Responders (Fire,
Law Enforcement, and EMS) can use state-of-the-art voice and data
communications to communicate with one another inside buildings as well
as to and from their Command Centers outside buildings during an event.
The shared vision among its members, which includes leading companies
and organizations within the wireless and public safety industries, is
to create safer buildings that possess advanced indoor public
communications systems. Please visit our website at www.saferbuildings.org.
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