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AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Inducted into Wash100 for Mentoring and Telecom Leadership

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 9, 2015 – Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T’s government solutions division, has been listed among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership role in promoting mentoring in telecommunications contracting. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive …

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Mary Davie: GSA Plans 3-Year Extensions to Networx Contracts

The General Services Administration has started talks with contractors on three-year extensions for the current set , GSA official Mary Davie wrote in a blog post published Tuesday. Davie, assistant commissioner of GSA’s office of integrated technology services, said the agency plans to extend the contract to the spring of 2020 …

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DRS’s Jim Scott Elected to 2015 Wash100 for Leadership in MRO and Telecom

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 3, 2015 – Jim Scott, president of the aviation, communication and homeland security business at DRS Technologies, has been included in this year’s list of Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the telecommunications and maintenance, repair and overhaul services sector. The …

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Lynne Seitz Named TCS Safety & Security Group SVP, GM; Richard Young Comments

Lynne Seitz, formerly vice president of TeleCommunication Systems‘ (NASDAQ: TSYS) location products business unit, has been promoted to senior VP and general manager of the company’s safety and security group. The 17-year telecommunications industry veteran most recently led TCS’ mobile positioning, infrastructure, satellite reference and location request routing services, the company said Tuesday. “Under her …

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Robert McDowell Named Partner in Wiley Rein’s Communications Biz; Richard Wiley Comments

Robert McDowell, a former senior member and commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, has been named a partner of Wiley Rein‘s communications business based in Washington, where he will provide advisory services. The company said Monday McDowell will join three other former FCC commissioners in the practice and guide clients on …

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Diana Gowen Heads to Deep Water Point as Principal Consultant

Diana Gowen, formerly head of CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) public sector business, has joined business navigator firm Deep Water Point as that company seeks to expand its reach in the information technology and telecommunications spheres. The 30-year industry veteran will lead teams in support of both civilian and defense clients, Deep Water Point said Tuesday. …

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CONETSCO Takes Majority Ownership of TWD Subsidiary; Larry Besterman Comments

CONETSCO LLC has acquired a majority share in James Communication, a TWD & Associates subsidiary that provides telecommunications services to government clients. Larry Besterman, president and CEO of TWD, said Tuesday that his company carried out the divestment to further its focus on providing unified communications and managed services. “Additionally, this acquisition will …

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Level 3 Signs $5B Cash-and-Stock Deal to Buy TW Telecom; Jeff Storey Comments

Level 3 Communications (NYSE: LVLT) has agreed to purchase tw telecom (NASDAQ: TWTC) for approximately $5.3 billion in cash and stock as Level 3 looks to expand its share of the telecommunications and Internet services market. Tw telecom stockholders would receive 0.7 shares in Level 3 plus $10 cash for …

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Diana Gowen to Retire as CenturyLink Government SVP, GM

Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager of CenturyLink‘s (NYSE: CTL) government services business, plans to retire at the end of this month after nine years as the unit’s leader, Washington Technology reported Wednesday. Nick Wakeman writes that Gowen, a 30-year industry veteran, joined the group in July 2005 …

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Adnan Ahmed: CNSI to Continue Telecom Support for Los Alamos Lab

CNSI will continue providing telecommunications services to the Los Alamos National Laboratory under a new potential three-year contract awarded in September 2013. The company was originally selected for the program in 2008 and operates the laboratory’s switching and distribution facilities, CNSI said Monday. New contract work will include helping the …

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