New Australian Government Contract
Sydney, May 26, 2021 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Etherstack plc (ASX:ESK) is pleased to announce its Australian subsidiary, Auria Wireless Pty Limited, has entered a contract valued at A$515,000 (~USD$400,000) with the Commonwealth of Australia, represented by the Department of Home Affairs, to supply the Company's technology and associated delivery services to the Commonwealth.
The order represents Etherstack's first contract with the Department of Home Affairs. Revenue associated with this contract will be fully recognised this financial year (year ending 31 Dec 2021), and management expects that the Company will see additional revenues connected to this award in future periods, including additional products and ongoing annual support revenues, as is typical with such solution deliveries.
The total value of announced contracts with the Commonwealth of Australia for the Company's products and services within the last 6 months is now approximately A$5m.
This is the sixth contract in 12 months that Etherstack has been awarded by federal departments in Australia, Canada and the US.
About Etherstack Plc
Etherstack (ASX:ESK) is the world's leading licensor of wireless technologies for the digital LMR industry and the Company develops wireless products for the main digital radio communications standards known as APCO P25, TETRA and DMR. Over the past 25 years, over twenty wireless equipment manufacturers have licensed LMR technologies from Etherstack for use in their products.
MCPTT over LTE is an emerging cellular standard that provides public safety grade PTT (Push-To-Talk) solutions within 4G and 5G cellular networks. Demand for MCPTT services and equipment by telecommunications carriers and end user agencies has been steadily growing in the past few years and is expected to rise rapidly over the next 36-48 months.