Motorola: acquires Barrett Communications, a global provider of specialized wireless communications | Panda Anku

PERTH – August 15, 2022 – Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) today announced it has acquired Barrett Communications, a global provider of specialty wireless communications trusted by customers in civil defense, border protection, coast guards and other government and private sectors. The company is based in Perth, Western Australia.

Barrett Communications develops mission-critical radio frequency (HF) and very high frequency (VHF) radio communications that complement Motorola Solutions’ existing radio portfolio. This technology is designed to enable critical communications anywhere without the need for infrastructure, making it ideal for supporting security and peacekeeping operations, as well as humanitarian relief efforts during natural disasters.

“Motorola Solutions and Barrett Communications are united in their goal of delivering the vital communications businesses around the world depend on to help improve security,” said Mark Schmidl, senior vice president, international sales, Motorola Solutions . “Barrett brings us a new portfolio of communications capabilities that go beyond traditional land mobile radio and allow us to support highly specialized operations.”

The acquisition reaffirms Motorola Solutions’ commitment to innovation and leadership in mission-critical communications, expanding its portfolio and expanding its reach into international markets.

“We are excited to join the Motorola Solutions team,” said Andrew Burt, CEO of Barrett Communications. “We look forward to building on Motorola Solutions’ industry-leading portfolio and expanding critical voice communications to support critical operations, humanitarian work, and disaster relief and recovery.”

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About Motorola Solutions
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Our land mobile communications, video security and access control and command center software solutions, backed by Managed & Support Services, create an integrated technology ecosystem that helps keep communities safer and businesses productive and secure. At Motorola Solutions, we are ushering in a new era of public safety. Learn more at

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