Irving, TX – December 2, 2008 – EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: EFJI) announced today that it was named as a contractor under a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). This BPA will be used by federal government agencies for the purchase of EFJ analog and P25 digital subscribers, Native Internet Protocol conventional and trunked networks, operating in the VHF, UHF and 700/800 MHz frequency bands.
The total estimated value of the BPA is $381 million over a maximum term of five years. The BPA named EFJohnson Technologies among a select group of companies that meet technical criteria established by the U.S. government.
“We have a lengthy and proud tradition of providing secure wireless communications solutions to the U.S. government,” said Michael Jalbert, president and chief executive officer of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. “This BPA demonstrates and validates the government’s growing interests in our Project 25 compliant solutions.” The BPA does not specify purchase dates or quantities of equipment from any particular supplier, Jalbert added.
EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. is an independent subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, EFJohnson focuses on innovating, developing and marketing the highest quality secure communications solutions to organizations whose mission is to protect and save lives. The Company’s customers include first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organizations. The Company’s products are marketed under the EFJohnson and Kenwood brands. For more information, visit www.efjohnson.com.
JVCKENWOOD is a global manufacturer specializing in Automotive and Professional System Solutions. It was reborn as one company in October 2011 through the merger of Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and Kenwood Corporation (Kenwood) three years after management integration. JVCKENWOOD operates four business segments, Car Electronics, Professional Systems, Optical & Audio, and Entertainment Software with image, sound, and radio technologies, as well as infotainment and visual software. JVCKENWOOD creates excitement and peace of mind, while aiming to achieve profitable growth and become a business group that is widely trusted by society. For more information, visit http://www.jvckenwood.co.jp/en/.
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