NYC, Northrop Grumman link up in wireless deal

New York City's Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications has awarded a $500 million contract to Northrop Grumman Corp. to deliver a broadband public-safety wireless network.

The network will add high-speed data and video capabilities to New York's existing mobile wireless communications network. It also will have several new and advanced wireless applications to support first responders and transportation personnel.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology's network solution uses standards-based mobile broadband wireless technology, called Universal Mobile Telecommunications System, which is provided by IPWireless Inc. of San Bruno, Calif.

Roseanne Gerin is a staff writer for Government Computer News' sister publication, Washington Technology.

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