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  • Cobham-Kapsch Team Fields TETRA Comms Network at Rio de Janeiro Metro Railway Line - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham-Kapsch Team Fields TETRA Comms Network at Rio de Janeiro Metro Railway Line

    Cobham and telecommunications infrastructure provider Kapsch have installed a terrestrial trunked radio network on a new Metro railway line in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in an effort to provide communications services to emergency services and rail transport staff in support of the 2016 Olympics. The TETRA network installed at Rio de Janeiro's Metro Line 4 route […] More

  • Noblis Chooses Reston, Virginia for New HQ Site in 2016 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Noblis Chooses Reston, Virginia for New HQ Site in 2016

    Nonprofit science and technology organization Noblis has selected Reston, Va. as the location of its next headquarters site and plans to complete the move by Fall 2016. The Falls Church, Va.-based organization said Thursday it has signed a full-building lease to occupy 160,000 square feet of space at a building on Edmund Hally Drive that is […] More

  • Accenture Wins $184M to Update DC Metro Fare Collection Systems; Paul Loftus Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Accenture Wins $184M to Update DC Metro Fare Collection Systems; Paul Loftus Comments

    Accenture has won a $184 million contract to upgrade fare collection systems for all of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (Metro) transportation services. The company will work to consolidate Metro’s transit services and provide management consulting in mobility, analytics, customer service, payments, financial services, retail and marketing science in order to develop the system, […] More

  • Compusearch to Implement Metrorail Contract Mgmt System; Reid Jackson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Compusearch to Implement Metrorail Contract Mgmt System; Reid Jackson Comments

    Compusearch Software Systems has won a $4 million contract to install a web-based acquisition management system for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's new contract lifecycle management system. WMATA will switch to PRISM, a commercial-off-the-shelf program intended to operate with the agency’s Oracle PeopleSoft-based financial management system, Compusearch said Thursday. The agency wants to use […] More

  • CGI to Manage Metro Inc.'s IT Processing Center - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CGI to Manage Metro Inc.’s IT Processing Center

    Metro Inc., a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario, has chosen CGI Group to host and manage its IT processing center for the next six years. The two have a long-standing relationship that began in 2000. This most recent agreement calls for CGI to host and manage Metro’s mainframe that […] More

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    Man Accused of Making Threats to Bomb Metrorail on Facebook

    An Arlington, Va., man has been indicted by a federal grand jury of threatening to bomb the Metro in statements he made online. According to the indictment, the suspect Awais Younis had a Facebook profile under the name of Sudullah “Sunny“ Ghilzai, which he used to chat online with another individual. In November 2010, Younis […] More

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