Illinois awards 10 year, $114 million Sole Source contract to Motorola

INPUT Senior Analyst Jeff Webster reports on Illinois’ mega sole source contract with Motorola

Yesterday, the state of Illinois announced it received final approval from the Sole Source Hearing Panel to move forward with a 10-year, $114 million sole source contract with Motorola for the continued operation of the state’s STARCOM 21 public safety radio system. The contract will extend from September 28, 2011 to September 27, 2021, and will have a full execution value of $114,092,000.

STARCOM21 was commissioned by the state of Illinois as a groundbreaking public/private partnership with Motorola. It is a statewide 700/800 MHz P25 compliant digital trunked public safety voice radio network that is open to all Illinois public safety and public service agencies, and enables seamless interoperable communications among state, local and federal government users. It takes advantage of shared system resources and economies of scale and has a public safety grade of service. It is the only network of its kind in Illinois.

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