Verizon Wireless Receives 6-Month Federal Protective Service Contract Extension

verizonVerizon Wireless (NYSE: Z) has received a six-month, $787, 000 extension on its contract with the Federal Protective Service to continue providing the agency with mobile devices and services, GSN reported Tuesday.

Jacob Goodwin writes the extension period covers three base months and a three-month option period to continue the contract through Feb. 20, 2014.

The contract covers communications services, wireless cards, cell phones and Blackberry devices.

The FPS issued the extension to continue uninterrupted wireless communications between users who often are not located near computers or landlines, Goodwin reports.

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