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BKRplay by BK Technologies is now available in the Apple App and Google Play Stores

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WEST MELBOURNE, FL /ACCESSWIRE/December 20, 2022/ BK Technologies Corporation (NYSE American: BKTI) today announced that its public safety smartphone app, BKRplay, is now available as a free download for owners of IOS or Android smartphones. BKRplay hosts innovative public safety communication services designed for first responders, to help them stay safe and make them more efficient when getting out of their vehicle during an incident response. BKRplay’s first service, InteropONE was launched in mid-October.

John Suzuki, CEO of BK Technologies, said, “InteropONE is the first service that provides a universal, interoperable, Push-To-Talk Over Cellular (PTToC) service to the public safety market, facilitating multi-agency incident response. and mutual aid in planned and unplanned situations. incidents. During day-to-day operations, federal law enforcement often works closely with state and local law enforcement. Historically, setting up a common communications platform for every mission has taken days or weeks and typically falls short of expectations Since the launch of InteropONE in October, various federal, state, and local agencies have conducted Field testing and early customer feedback has been overwhelmingly positive as first responders see how quickly they can set up interoperable group communications with previous services, now taking five minutes or less to set up using InteropONE.”

Joe Barasoain, deputy director of the Atlanta Fulton County Emergency Management Agency, said, “We have used every Push-To-Talk Over Cellular service available in the market today, and based on our experience, InteropONE is the only service that offers the unique capability to create ad-hoc chat groups with any general smartphone user. We view this capability as a valuable enhancement to our ability to provide security services. criticism to our community”.

The Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency is the lead organization responsible for managing and coordinating mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery activities in Fulton County. Responsible for covering 534 square miles and more than one million people, the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency is a joint agency and the primary emergency management agency for Fulton County and the City of Atlanta. ‘Atlanta.

During the development of InteropONE, Joe was one of the first public safety industry thought leaders we brought on board. and we greatly appreciate Joe’s input and critical feedback,” Mr. Suzuki agreed.

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About BK Technologies

BK Technologies Corporation manufactures high-specification, USA-made communications equipment of unmatched reliability and value for use by public safety professionals and government agencies. BK Technologies’ SaaS business focuses on innovative new public safety smartphone services that will make first responders safer or more productive. BK Technologies is honored to serve these heroes when every moment counts. The common shares of the Company trade on the American market NYSE under the symbol “BKTI”. Maintaining its headquarters and main manufacturing facility in West Melbourne, Florida, BK Technologies can be reached through its website at or directly at 1-800-821-2900.

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This press release contains certain forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the “Safe Harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements relate to the Company’s operations, economic performance and financial condition, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the Company’s long-term strategic plan, and are based in large part on the beliefs and expectations of the Company. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company, or the results of the industry, to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements future expressed or implied by these statements. forward-looking statements. These factors and risks, some of which have been, and may be further, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, include, among others, the following: technological changes or advances; the success of our land mobile radio product line; disruption of the global supply chain creating delays, unavailability and adverse conditions; the successful introduction of new products and technologies, including our ability to successfully develop and sell our planned new multiband product and other related products in the planned new BKR Series product line; competition in the land mobile radio industry; general economic and business conditions, including federal, state, and local government budget shortfalls and spending limits, any impact of an extended U.S. government shutdown, and the continued effects of the COVID-19 pandemic; the availability, terms and deployment of capital; dependence on subcontractors and suppliers; the risks associated with fixed price contracts; heavy reliance on sales to US government agencies and our ability to comply with contractual, legal and regulatory requirements related to such sales; allocations by government agencies between multiple approved vendors under existing agreements; our ability to comply with US tax laws and utilize deferred tax assets; our ability to attract and retain executives, skilled workers and key personnel; our ability to manage our growth; our ability to identify potential candidates for, and to complete, acquisition, divestiture or investment transactions, and the risks inherent in being a non-controlling shareholder in a company; the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the companies in which the Company holds interests; the impact of our capital allocation strategy; risks related to maintaining our brand and reputation; impact of government regulations; the impact of rising healthcare costs; Our business with manufacturers located in other countries, including changes in U.S. government and foreign government trade and pricing policies, as well as any other impacts resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; our inventory and debt levels; protecting our intellectual property rights; fluctuations in our operating results and stock price; acts of war or terrorism, natural disasters and other catastrophic events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic; any claim for infringement; data security breaches, cyberattacks and other factors affecting our technology systems; availability of adequate insurance coverage; maintenance of our US NYSE listing; the risks associated with being a holding company; and the effect on our share price and ability to raise equity from future equity sales of our common stock. Certain of these factors and risks, as well as other risks and uncertainties, are set forth in greater detail in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, and in subsequent filings by the company with the SEC. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. .

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