Harris Corporation and Tait Communications Announce Strategic North American Partnership


  • Harris has entered into a strategic partnership with Tait Communications
  • Harris will become the exclusive distributor of Tait products in North America
  • Portfolio expansion to include a more complete and robust set of offerings and services to market, including DMR, P25 Conventional, machine-to-machine, push-to-talk, Analog Conventional and MPT1327

Rochester, NY, August 1, 2016

Harris Corporation's (NYSE:HRS) Public Safety and Professional Communications (PSPC) business has signed an agreement with Tait Communications to become Tait's exclusive distributor in North America. The agreement combines the product lines and dealer network of both companies, making Harris and Tait communication solutions for public safety and professional communications available in over 250 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

"Together, Harris and Tait offer our customers more choices," said Chris Young, president, Harris Communication Systems. "The Tait DMR and P25 products and solutions will extend Harris' commitment to our customers to provide more options for flexible, powerful communications solutions."

Garry Diack, chief executive officer of Tait Communications, also commented that, "Tait Communications is eager to bring our portfolio of P25 and DMR radios to a larger range of customers through the Harris sales organizations. We believe that providing our combined dealer network and direct sales channel with more options delivers extensive benefit to public safety, utility and public service customers across North America."

"The Tait dealers across North America represent a strong network dedicated to providing professional communication solutions," added Young. "We look forward to welcoming them to the Harris dealer network and helping to build their business and solutions portfolio."

Tait's North American operations will continue and will operate as a technical and support Centre of Excellence for all existing customers as well as new business, as a result of the agreement.

Learn more about this partnership by visiting booths #1053 and #753 at APCO 2016. Representatives from Harris and Tait will be available.

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