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Altech Alcom Matomo secures R25M PRASA Contract

Altech Alcom Matomo, a leading provider of radio communication and telemetry products and solutions, has been awarded a three year contract to provide the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) with tactical security communication services and equipment. The current contract value is R25 million which includes the first years service provision fees.Altech Alcom Matomo is a division of Altech Radio Holdings (Pty) Ltd which forms part of the Altech Group of companies.The contract forms part of PRASAs ongoing interventions to ensure the safety and security of its employees and commuters and will include the supply of a comprehensive two-way radio solution for PRASA security personnel.The basic contract provides for the supply of 18 dispatch positions with voice recording, 105 desktop radios, 188 mobile radios and 1 024 portable radios. This equipment will operate using the Altech Fleetcall national radio network communication service.Reliable and secure tactical security communication systems are crucial for organisations like PRASA and we are proud to have been selected to support their business-critical communication requirements, said Zubair Munshi, Managing Director of Altech Radio Holdings.The two most significant priorities for public transport organisations are performance and safety. Our industry leading solutions enable fast, reliable communication and the sharing of critical information for greater levels of efficiency and worker safety, he added.Our products are versatile and durable and are backed up by on-going technical support and repair availability to ensure that the two-way devices are always available to meet PRASAs high quality service demands, he said.Our solutions combine industry- leading features and mission-critical build quality, coupled with the industrys largest set of applications to deliver cost-efficient and future-ready communications solutions, he concluded.Altech Alcom Matomo (AAM) operates in the field of design, installation and project management of turnkey two-way radio communication networks and is a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers.The company offers radio and telemetry products in the areas of digital radio communications and specialised equipment.Customers include all spheres of government (National, Provincial, Local) and the heavy industrial and mining sectors.ENDSNotes to Editors:About Allied Technologies LimitedAllied Technologies Limited (Altech) is a leading South African multi-billion rand group and is involved in the design, development and convergence of Telecommunications, Multi-media systems and Information Technology (TMT) solutions. The company has a global footprint in 14 countries and employs more than 3 580 employees.For further information please contact:Shenanda Janse van RensburgGroup Executive: Marketing, PR & Communications – Altech Head OfficeTel: +27 11 715 9031Email: sjvrensburg@altech.co.zawww.altech.com

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