OKLAHOMANS PROJECTED TO BENEFIT
ESTIMATED PROJECT DURATION
The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has many telephone systems that are thirty or more years old. In some cases, the systems are ancient first-generation VoIP systems and are in danger of failing. This project will bring all systems in danger of failing to a modern telephone system and also improve the capability of systems that are aging badly and out of service or support.
The highest risk is an immediate and dangerous loss of telephone communications. The security, medical care, first responder support, and employee support are off line at the loss of telephone capability. The restoration of service can take several months in the worst cases due to the age of switches and other supporting hardware.
The telephone modernization will end the constant telephone system failures that incur costly work stoppages and create challenges for staff as they use radios and cell phones to attempt to maintain communications until the system can be repaired. This often takes days or weeks.
Removal of old telephone equipment and installation of new service at each site statewide in all facilities, probation and parole sites, and administrative sites.
ONGOING INVESTMENT AMOUNT
ONGOING INVESTMENT DESCRIPTION
The telephone cost per month is estimated at $45,000. This would be funded from agency funds. This w
ONGOING INVESTMENT REQUIRED
Not able to continue operation without additional funding from the State of Oklahoma
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FEDERAL GRANT AMOUNT
FEDERAL GRANT DESCRIPTION
Please see attached document, "2019 2020 2021 Grants Updated"
Data source: Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services / More information »