Mutualink Government Services SAFETY Act Certification Seal

Supplier to the US Department of Homeland Security’s Interoperable Gateway System

Committed to helping Federal partners connect within, among and between agencies using the Interoperable Gateway System

Mutualink offers a secure, flexible and adaptable communications system for federal agencies via the Interoperable Gateway System (IGS). Mutualink’s mission is to provide interoperability solutions to federal, state, and local partners for seamless real-time communications within, among, and between agencies. Our all-hazards incident management platform supports optimal intra- and inter-component daily and emergency communications.

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Voice is connected over any radio source. Video from cameras and mobile devices is bridged. Text messages and data files are shared between individuals. Collaborating agencies provide real-time communications.

Tested, deployed, and in operation throughout the world, Mutualink provides advanced real-time situational awareness through seamless radio, video and data communications. Read about our work with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate on the Boston Components Communications Experiment here.

Secure Interoperable Communications

  • Bridges all forms of voice communications  — including all forms of government and commercial radios, mobile phones, push-to-talk (PTT) apps, and IP and analog phones.
  • Creates connected communities and teams – within a city, a compound, across the nation.
  • Maintains asset sovereignty while enabling communication across federal components and federal, state or local agencies.
  • Mutualink proudly supplies components, operations, maintenance and engineering services for the US Department of Homeland Security FEMA, USCG, HSI and TSA Interoperable Gateway Systems (IGS).

What sets Mutualink Apart

  • True Sovereign Security —  server-less, peer-based architecture. No centralized control or trusted third party. Each participant is in both logical and physical control of its sovereign communications assets.
  • End-to-end encryption – federally approved AES ciphers, mutually authenticated using standards-based public-key cryptography.
  • Ad hoc virtual network  – uses any available IP transport and architecture — Band 14 LTE, commercial LTE, terrestrial and satellite.

Time-Critical Communications and Information Sharing

Using Mutualink Interoperability Solutions

  • Real-time, anywhere, anytime secure sharing of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data
  • Vertical and horizontal communications collaboration between and among U.S. government agencies and partners to include OGAs and NGOs.
  • Uses existing infrastructure and is network transport agnostic
  • Integrates existing radios (including of different types), telephony, text and voice messaging, data files
  • Enables real-time file transfer and chat with and between mobile and fixed Mutualink Edge clients

Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Services

Mutualink provides additional O&M services for Government clients to ensure the agency’s operation during a crisis, including:
  • Regular information assurance updates to all Mutualink equipment
  • Regular system training & exercise support
  • Replacement services
  • Priority support services
  • Software engineering & support
  • Hardware engineering & support
  • Network engineering & support
  • 3rd party integration efforts
  • Maintenance of the Interoperable Gateway System
For further information on any of these services please contact Mutualink via email to
(At right: Mutualink’s Robby Hill (far right) contributes to the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Smart City project.)

Contracts Information:

  • GSA Schedule 70
  • DHS S&T Contract # FS-18-046 (SmartCity)
  • FEMA Contract # HSFE50-17-P-0108
  • TSA Contract # HSTS05-15-F-ORC005
  • USCG Contract # GS-35F-0006W