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By Light Awarded $65M DoD Task Order for Telecom Network Tech Refresh

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 12, 2018 — By Light Professional IT Services will work with the Department of Defense to update tools used in telecommunications operations via the Defense Information Systems Network as part of a potential $65M task order, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the technology refresh turnkey project support …

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Zain Ahmed Promoted to Lead CenturyLink Federal Civilian & Law Enforcement Group; David Young Quoted

Zain Ahmed, formerly a senior director of CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL), has been promoted to vice president and general manager of the company’s federal civilian and law enforcement practice. CenturyLink said Monday the 15-year telecommunications industry veteran will oversee the delivery of network, cybersecurity, cloud computing and information technology support services to …

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DISA Issues Final RFP for $6.5B GSM-O IT, Telecom Support Recompete Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has released a final solicitation for the potential 10-year, $6.52B Global Solutions Management-Operations follow-on contract for telecommunications and information technology services, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. GSM-O II is a single-award contract that covers IT support for the Department of Defense Information Network/Defense Information Systems Network, …

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Leidos Secures $63M Air Force Contract for IT, Telecom Support Across NCR

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 3, 2018 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide information technology and telecommunications services to U.S. Air Force customers at Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, the Pentagon building and other locations in the National Capital Region under a $63 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department …

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Stu Shea: Peraton Buys SRI in Communications Portfolio Expansion Push

Herndon, Va.-based communications and technology services contractor Peraton has acquired communications infrastructure developer Strategic Resources International for an undisclosed sum. “The addition of SRI to the Peraton portfolio adds an important complement to our communications offerings through their extensive portfolio of telecommunications assets in the areas of mobile, [internet protocol] …

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Wray Varley Joins BT Federal as President, CEO

Wray Varley, former vice president of the government segment at telecommunications equipment maker Infinera, has joined BT Federal as president and CEO, FierceTelecom reported Thursday. The report said Varley succeeds Tony Wellen, who has served as BT Federal’s interim CEO over the past six months and returned to his full-time post …

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Intel’s Melvin Greer to Deliver Keynote Address at Telecom Exchange NYC 2018

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 6, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) executive Melvin Greer will be a keynote speaker at the Jaymie Scotto & Associates-hosted Telecom Exchange NYC 2018 on June 20 to discuss network technologies, artificial intelligence and data transformation, GovCon Executive reported Friday. JSA said Nov. 28 Greer, who serves as chief data …

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Hughes Gets Quality Mgmt Certification Under ISO 9001:2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 1, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems has secured certification under the International Organization for Standardization for the company’s quality management, continuous improvement and customer support practices, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday an independent auditor reaffirmed its compliance with ISO 9001:2015 standards on quality management in terms of …

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Raytheon to Provide Cybersecurity Support for MetTel Networks; John DeSimone Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a partnership with MetTel to provide cybersecurity technologies and services to government and commercial customers on MetTel-administered networks and operate a Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service for federal agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The telecommunications company said Thursday the global security alliance …

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Hughes Lands Subcontract for Telecom, Managed Network Services for Fed Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 19, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will provide managed network services to federal agencies in support of Level 3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LVLT) work contracted under the General Services Administration‘s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The subcontract to Hughes covers the delivery of HughesON telecommunications products and services …

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