Siemens Wins Contract for Surveillance Cameras in Lithuania's 2nd Largest City

The Lithuanian subsidiary of Germany's Siemens and its partners have won a LTL 5.08-million (EUR 1.47 million) contract to install, maintain and operate video surveillance cameras in Lithuania's second-biggest city of Kaunas.

Siemens and its local partners, Mikrovisatos TV and Mikrovisatos Servisas , beat an unnamed competitor to win the ten-year municipal contract, it was announced in Valstybes Zinios, the official state bulletin.

The municipality of Kaunas said earlier that it would install 29 surveillance cameras in the central part of the city in an effort to curb crime. It is estimated that the annual cost of operating the video surveillance system should not exceed LTL 750,000.

Over 80 surveillance cameras operate in the capital of Vilnius. These cameras were installed by Fima , a local telecommunication, security, data and automation solutions company, which has invested LTL 8.7 million in the network.

(EUR 1 = LTL 3.45)