AT&T Awarded Contract Worth Up To $74.6 Million to Support U.S. Defense
May 11, 2016 – 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.
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.
“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 products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.