Township of West Orange, New Jersey, Selects Harris Corporation & Eastern Communications to Migrate Communications to Digital P25 System

Township of West Orange, New Jersey

Advisory Facts

  • The Township of West Orange, New Jersey, has selected Harris Corporation and Eastern Communications to upgrade the township’s radio system to a P25IP (Project 25 to the Power of Internet Protocol) 800 MHz communication system.
  • The new Harris system will alleviate network congestion and improve coverage for first responders in the township, while leveraging legacy equipment from the previous system to minimize capital expenses and maximize available resources.
  • The Harris P25IP communication system is part of the VIDA (Voice, Interoperability, Data, Access) network platform, which will enable the system to adapt to future technologies and standards.
  • The system will enable interoperable communications capabilities for the Township with state, regional or county P25 networks through ISSI (Inter Sub-System Interface) software to coordinate efforts in the event of a large-scale emergency.

About Harris Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications is a leading supplier of assured communications® systems and equipment for public safety, federal, utility, commercial and transportation markets — with products ranging from the most advanced IP voice and data networks, to industry leading multiband, multimode radios, to public safety-grade broadband video and data solutions.  With more than 80 years of experience, Harris supports over 500 systems around the world.

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries.  Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

About Eastern Communications Ltd. Eastern Communications is a certified Harris Public Safety and Professional Communications Network Solution Provider and has been engaged in the sales and business development activities related to the installation and maintenance of two-way communications equipment since 1976.

For more information, contact: Matt Landry Matter Communications Phone: 978-499-9250 x226 Email: harris@matternow.com