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August 29, 2012

Republican National Convention Names Motorola Solutions “Official Mission-Critical Radio Provider”

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 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 instantly.

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 services.
  • 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 Arrangements
“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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