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Intrado and the Adams County Communications Center Partner for FirstNet Demonstration

Intrado, a leading provider of 9-1-1 technology solutions and a subsidiary of West Corporation, today announced that it will be an integral part of the Adams County Communications Center (ADCOM) June 6 FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network demonstration event.

ADCOM and Intrado will use the capabilities of Intrado’s mobile communications and command center, THOR Shield, to provide a unique environment to demonstrate the integration of the broadband LTE technology being deployed by FirstNet with NextGen 9-1-1 emergency dispatch.

“The FirstNet initiative is crucial to the evolution of public safety emergency communications,” said Steve Lowe, Senior Vice President, Intrado. “By working with ADCOM in this pilot demonstration of the FirstNet Public Safety Broadband Network, we will showcase leading edge technology connecting NextGen 9-1-1 with wireless broadband capabilities.”

"The citizens of Colorado should be proud to take the lead in implementing this cutting-edge technology that may become the standard-bearer for how public-safety communications networks are soon implemented throughout the country," said Bill Malone, executive director of Adams County Communications Center. "Our first responders’ missions require the ability to have the very best communications technology, enabling them to provide the public the best outcomes for the safety and well being of the citizens in Colorado."

ADCOM is the first public safety agency in the nation to deploy a broadband LTE network under the FirstNet umbrella.

About Intrado

In business for more than 30 years, Intrado, a subsidiary of West Corporation, has maintained a focus and passion for saving lives and supporting the needs of public safety. Agencies and telecommunication services providers throughout the world depend on Intrado for emergency communication services and technology. Intrado’s dedicated focus on emergency communications technology allows the company to continue pioneering network innovations that improve emergency response. For more information, visit www.intrado.com. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news.

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