RELM Wireless and Alberta Health Services Enter Agreement For Project 25 Portable and Mobile Radios
WEST MELBOURNE, FL, June 4, 2015 – RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE MKT: RWC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Alberta Health Services (AHS) to provide P25 800MHz portable and mobile radios and accessories. The contract is for a base term of one year that commenced on March 12, 2015, with four one-year options. No minimum or maximum procurement is established under the contract, nor does the contract specify or guarantee purchase quantities or dates of equipment orders.
AHS provides health services throughout Alberta and is the largest provider of health care in Canada. The organization presently deploys a total of approximately 3,000 two-way radios in a range of applications such as hospitals, urgent care centers, psychiatric facilities and emergency vehicles. AHS has purchased radios and related accessories from RELM totaling approximately $321,000 to date in 2015.
RELM President and Chief Executive Officer David Storey commented, “We are pleased and excited to enter into this new relationship with AHS and are committed to providing the highest level of product quality and customer service. Establishing a presence internationally is an important strategic objective for us. We believe this agreement is a meaningful initial step toward that objective in Alberta and a foundation on which to expand our market share in other regions of Canada.”
About APCO Project 25 (P25)
APCO Project 25 (P25), which requires interoperability among compliant equipment regardless of the manufacturer, was established by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials and is approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The shift toward interoperability gained momentum as a result of significant communications failures in critical emergency situations. RELM was one of the first manufacturers to develop P25-compliant technology.
About RELM Wireless Corporation
As an American Manufacturer for almost 70 years, RELM Wireless Corporation has produced high‑specification two‑way communications equipment of unsurpassed reliability and value for use by public safety professionals and government agencies, as well as radios for use in a wide range of commercial and industrial applications. Advances include a broad new line of leading digital two‑way radios compliant with APCO Project 25 specifications. RELM’s products are manufactured and distributed worldwide under BK Radio and RELM brand names. The Company maintains its headquarters in West Melbourne, Florida and can be contacted through its web site at www.relm.com or directly at 1‑800‑821‑2900. The Company’s common stock trades on the NYSE MKT market under the symbol “RWC”.