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AT&T to Deliver Unified Comms Services Via Army Unclassified Network; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 15, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has received clearance to offer its unified communications services to the U.S. Army beginning the third quarter of this year via the service branch’s continental U.S. unclassified network, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 1. The company said the authority-to-operate provides for the delivery …

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Hughes’ Tony Bardo: Mixed Connectivity Approach Critical for Govt. Communications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2018 — Tony Bardo, assistant vice president of Hughes Network Systems‘ government solutions business, has said communication service providers should offer multiple connectivity options to public sector customers in order to address critical situations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Via Satellite reported Wednesday that Bardo favored a mixed …

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AT&T Eyes Mobility Support to Navy, Marines Under $993M Vehicle; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 21, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will offer mobility platforms and services to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps in support of their modernization efforts through the company’s position on a potential $993.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Dec. 14 it will vie for work …

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CenturyLink Lands Contract From Pennsylvania Gov’t for Data Networking Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2017 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) will collaborate with Comcast‘s business arm to deliver data networking products and services to the state government of Pennsylvania under a new contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The networking capabilities will serve the state’s various agencies and organizations and include Ethernet, …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Eyes ‘New Space’ & Satcom Developments in Defense Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the company is working with partners such as OneWeb to pursue opportunities from the emergence of the “new space” or Space 2.0 sector in efforts …

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Engility Offers Tactical Data Link Lite for In-Theater Military Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 3, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has unveiled a data link service that will work to support situational awareness, interoperability and connectivity during in-theater operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday its Tactical Data Link Lite offering is a ruggedized platform designed to meet the size, weight and …

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AT&T to Provide Mobility Services to DOL’s Wage & Hour Division; Mike Leff Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2016 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will provide mobile devices as well as data and voice services to the Labor Department under a five-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will supply smartphones and give tethering support and Enhanced Push-to-Talk services to DOL’s wage and hour division employees. Mike Leff, …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom-as-a-Service to Meet Nat’l Security Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 29, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said military and commercial integration of satellite systems works to support unhindered warfighter access to services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that integration through …

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Tim Mahoney: Honeywell Targets Space Tech Growth With Com Dev Purchase

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has agreed to buy space hardware manufacturer Com Dev International for about $345 million in a push to grow Honeywell’s portfolio of satellite and connectivity technologies. Honeywell said Thursday the purchase price is net of Com Dev’s cash and debt, and the company expects the transaction to …

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Cobham Completes $1B Aeroflex Buy; Bob Murphy Comments

Cobham plc has finalized its approximately $1.46 billion acquisition of Aeroflex (NYSE: ARX) after shareholders and regulatory bodies approved the transaction. Following the completed transaction, the Aeroflex business will be consolidated with the British defense contractor’s advanced electronic solutions division and communications and connectivity business group. Cobham said Monday it expects the acquisition to boost the company’s current …

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