VIENNA , Va., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) has
announced that the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency within
the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has awarded the company a task
order worth up to
AT&T will serve as the primary network voice services provider to CBP for
the task order, which was awarded via the General Services Administration's
(GSA) Networx Universal program. Networx Universal is a 10-year
Under the terms of the order, AT&T will use its networking expertise to deliver voice networking solutions that will ensure reliable, secure communications for the agency's 47,000 employees based throughout the country. The AT&T network solution will be scalable to ensure flexibility for more advanced applications.
"The U.S. Customs and Border Protection, which is the front-line defense for our country, needs a reliable network infrastructure to meet its mission," said Don Herring , senior vice president, AT&T Government Solutions. "With the extensive regional footprint, solid redundancy and proven reliability of the AT&T network, AT&T can help CBP employees share mission-critical information in a secure environment. AT&T is honored to be selected by Customs and Border Protection for this important service."
AT&T provides a wide array of voice and data services to DHS agencies, such as the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement, Transportation Security Administration and several others.
The CBP order has a four-year base with three two-year options.
About AT&T Government Solutions
AT&T Government Solutions is a long-standing, trusted source of network-enabled solutions for the federal government, integrating unmatched network resources and IT and software engineering expertise with innovative technologies from AT&T Labs and industry-leading partners. With headquarters in Vienna , Va., AT&T Government Solutions is best known for network leadership in voice, data, video and managed services. AT&T Government Solutions is a proven solutions integrator, with expertise in areas such as education and training, enterprise resource planning and management, information assurance, knowledge management, modeling and simulation, network transformation and management and program management.
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