Motorola Solutions revenue up 3 pct as government sales rise

Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:12am EST

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Motorola Solutions Inc, which makes walkie-talkies, rugged mobile computers and tablets, reported a 3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher government sales.

Net income rose to $343 million, or $1.31 per share, for the fourth-quarter ended Dec. 31, from $336 million, or $1.18 per share, a year earlier.

Revenue rose to $2.50 billion from $2.44 billion.

Government sales, which account for 70 percent of revenue, rose 4 percent.