Tuesday, March 11, 2008

AT&T Announces $20 Million Networx-Related Contract

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded a task order worth up to $20 million to AT&T provide voice networking solutions for the agency. CBP is responsible for protecting the country's borders at and between the official ports of entry. The contract was awarded via the General Services Administration's (GSA) Networx Universal program. AT&T will serve as the primary network voice services provider to CBP and its 47,000 employees throughout the country. http://www.att.com

  • In March 2007, The General Services Administration (GSA), which is the central procurement agency for the U.S. government, awarded a set of contracts under its "Networx" program valued at an estimated $20 billion over 10 years -- believed to be the largest networking contracts ever issued. Contract award recipients include AT&T, Verizon Business Services (MCI), and Qwest Government Services.


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