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  • Verizon Secures 2 EIS Task Orders to Support DOE's Digital Modernization Efforts; Jennifer Chronis Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Verizon Secures 2 EIS Task Orders to Support DOE’s Digital Modernization Efforts; Jennifer Chronis Quoted

    Verizon‘s public sector business has booked two contract awards, worth a total of $34.6 million, from the Department of Energy in support of its digital modernization efforts. The task orders, awarded through the General Services Administration’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions contract vehicle, cover voice and data services across multiple DOE facilities including its headquarters in Washington, […] More

  • Harris Antenna Reflector Pair Deployed on Fifth Navy MUOS Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Antenna Reflector Pair Deployed on Fifth Navy MUOS Satellite

    A pair of Harris-made unfurlable mesh antenna reflectors deployed Oct. 30 on board the fifth U.S. Navy Mobile User Objective System satellite built by Lockheed Martin. Harris said Tuesday the antennas are the ninth and tenth reflectors the company developed for the military branch’s MUOS constellation to support new satellite functions and legacy operations. Last week, Lockheed announced it will begin to test MUOS-5 in […] More

  • Tim Meehan: CenturyLink Adds GENBAND Application Server to Networx Offerings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tim Meehan: CenturyLink Adds GENBAND Application Server to Networx Offerings

    CenturyLink has added GENBAND-built application server products to its General Services Administration Networx telecommunications contract. GENBAND’s Experius server works to provide multimedia communications applications and integrate voice, video, instant messaging, presence, mobility, conferencing and collaboration tools networks and devices, CenturyLink said Thursday. Tim Meehan, senior vice president and general manager of CenturyLink’s federal government unit, said the companies aim […] More

  • Harris to Update US Air Force Tactical Radios; Chris Young Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Update US Air Force Tactical Radios; Chris Young Comments

    Harris Corp. has been awarded a $12 million contract to update a tactical radio system the U.S. Air Force uses as the communication platform for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. The company will manufacture Falcon III AN/PRC-152A wideband networking handheld radios to provide voice and high-speed networked data to Air Force troops, Harris said Wednesday. […] More

  • Raytheon Receives Clearance for FAB-T Low-Rate Initial Production; Scott Whatmough Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Receives Clearance for FAB-T Low-Rate Initial Production; Scott Whatmough Comments

    Raytheon will kick off the low-rate initial production of communications terminals under the U.S. Air Force’s Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminal program after obtaining clearance from the service branch. The company will manufacture airborne and ground terminal variants and spares, and perform training, installation and logistics support, Raytheon said Thursday. The production of the […] More

  • Navy Taps Capstone for CNIC IT Support Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Taps Capstone for CNIC IT Support Task Order

    Capstone has received a task order to continue its Tier II information technology services to the Commander, Navy Installations Command's headquarters. The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk's Philadelphia office awarded the task order to Capstone through CNIC's Program Management Oversight Services indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract, Capstone said Sunday. The contract covers data, voice and video teleconferencing […] More

  • Mutualink, IP Access International Form Emergency Comms Alliance; Mark Hatten Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Mutualink, IP Access International Form Emergency Comms Alliance; Mark Hatten Comments

    Mutualink and IP Access International have partnered to jointly offer a new emergency communications service intended to help customers meet public safety and critical infrastructure mission requirements. The offering was developed as a collaboration tool for agencies, their partners and critical infrastructure organizations during disasters via voice, video and data communications, Mutualink said Monday. Mutualink combines its […] More

  • Kay Kapoor: AT&T to Work With FDIC IT Division on Data, Voice Networking Services Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kay Kapoor: AT&T to Work With FDIC IT Division on Data, Voice Networking Services Contract

    An AT&T business unit will provide managed network connectivity services to Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. offices throughout the U.S. under a $12 million contract. AT&T Government Solutions — the telecommunications company’s federal business organization – will support private wide area networks and voice communications at 95 FDIC locations nationwide, AT&T said Thursday. Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T Government Solutions, […] More

  • Serco Picks Level 3 for 5-Year IP Services Contract; Garry Fingland Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Serco Picks Level 3 for 5-Year IP Services Contract; Garry Fingland Comments

    Serco Group Plc has awarded communications firm Level 3 a five-year contract to provide Serco data, voice and video services through a single vendor. Level 3 will also provide Serco with converged Internet Protocol network services, according to a Level 3 release. Serco selected Level 3 for its differentiated service offerings, said Garry Fingland, chief […] More

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    Blackberry Messenger Now Features Voice; TA McCann Comments

    Research in Motion has unveiled a free voice chat service over Wi-Fi connection to the Blackberry Messenger service, the company announced Wednesday. RIM said the voice feature will be part of BBM Version 7 and run on BlackBerry 6 operating system or higher, with support for BlackBerry 5 coming at a later date. Version 7 […] More

  • Harris Wins Falcon Voice, Data Radio Orders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Wins Falcon Voice, Data Radio Orders

    Harris Corp. has won $12 million in orders from two African countries for Falcon tactical radio systems and field support, Florida Today reports. The company won the orders for the Falcon III RF-7800V VHF and Falcon II RF-5800H HF tactical radio systems during the first quarter of its 2013 fiscal year. According to the report, […] More

  • Harris to Deploy Public Safety LTE Comm System; Dale Walker Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Deploy Public Safety LTE Comm System; Dale Walker Comments

    Harris Corp. will develop a new public safety communications system for integration with Long Term Evolution technologies, the company announced Tuesday. Under a $7.68 million contract, the company will deploy a three-site 800 megahertz Project 25 system in Macon, Ga. for supporting nearly 700 Harris Unity XG-100 full-spectrum mobile and portable multiband radios. Those radios […] More

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