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Australia : MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS enters into QGC network management deal.

Motorola Solutions announced that it has entered into agreement with Queensland Gas Corporation (QGC) to provide communications services.

The agreement is worth about AU$10 million. Under the agreement, the company will maintain and operate the communications network for QGC's liquefied natural gas project in southern Queensland for the next five years. The project revolute the coal seam gas reserves into liquefied natural gas. The liquefied gas is shifted through 540km of underground pipeline to Curtis Island where it is liquefied.

In 2011, Motorola Solutions assisted to deploy the AU$32 million network. It also delivered GPS tracking for vehicles, desk terminals, a dispatcher console, voice recorder, CCTV, email, and telephony. Now as per the agreement, the company handles the management of the network, ensuring performance and uptime guarantees. It will maintain the network from its Network Operations Centre in Melbourne.

According to Motorola Solution's Australian managing director Steven Crutchfield, the shifting to the management role will help to boost efficiency and productivity on the network. "Our extended partnership with the organisation as a part of this managed services contract will further help them increase efficiency and productivity by providing certainty of operational performance, and most importantly help them achieve their number one priority of enabling a safer working environment for their employees," he added.

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Publication:Mena Report
Date:May 22, 2014
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