AT&T Awarded Contract Worth Up To $74.6 M to Support US Defense
AT&T is the sole awardee of a contract worth up to $74.6 million over five years, if all options are exercised, from the Defense Information Systems Agency.
AT&T will provide highly secure telecom services that support U.S. senior leadership communications between select Department of Defense aircraft and ground stations across the continental U.S. and around the world.
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"We're proud to provide communications services to help defend our country," said Kay Kapoor , president, AT&T Global Business – Public Sector Solutions. "When the mission is vital and national security is at stake, our nation's leaders count on the AT&T network."
AT&T will provide long-haul telecommunications and related transmission circuits. These support the government's restricted-use, ultra-high frequency communications platform. The services are highly reliable and resilient to keep continuous communications under duress.
Source : AT&T Inc. - view original press release