Republican National Convention Names Motorola Solutions “Official
Mission-Critical Radio Provider”
Motorola is providing RNC officials and public safety agencies with two-way
radios to support their operations at the convention.
TAMPA, Fla. -- August 29, 2012
Motorola Solutions (NYSE:MSI) has been named the “Official Mission-Critical
Radio Provider” for the 2012 Republican National Convention.
Motorola will support the convention with a radio system to serve the Tampa
Bay Times Forum, the main venue for the convention, and other event facilities
in the surrounding area. The system consists of a digital trunked radio
network and nearly 400 portable two-way radios and audio accessories that will
help enable convention officials to collaborate and connect with one another
In addition, Motorola is supplying 200 mission-critical, interoperable APX™
P25 radios to federal, state and local public safety agencies that are
providing security operations at the convention.
*Motorola’s award-winning APX series of P25 mission-critical two-way radios
for public safety provide loud and clear audio and optimal, multi-band
functionality in one device, allowing first responders the freedom to
seamlessly connect between multiple frequencies for better communications
with agencies, and improved mobility, officer safety and response time.
*Businesses and government agencies around the world turn to Motorola
Solutions’ innovations when they want highly connected teams that have the
information they need throughout their workdays and in the moments that
matter most to them.
*Motorola Solutions meets a wide range of customer needs through its public
safety solutions, mobile computing technology, advanced data capture,
integrated command and control communications, WLAN solutions and advanced
*Motorola has met the communications needs of the major political parties
at their national conventions since 1952.
William Harris, CEO, 2012 Republican National Convention Committee on
“About 50,000 people, including delegates and guests, and an international
press corps, are expected to travel to Tampa during the convention. We are
thankful that Motorola Solutions is supporting our team with a digital radio
system that will help our operations run smoothly.”
Karen Tandy, senior vice president, Public Affairs, Motorola Solutions, Inc.
“Motorola Solutions supports government and businesses with leading-edge
innovation and communications technology to meet their public safety and
security requirements. Motorola has extensive experience deploying radio
systems at major events, and we are proud to continue our tradition of working
with the Republican National Convention in Tampa.”
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