Tag Archives: telecommunications

DISA Awards $4B Telecom Network IDIQ to Eight GovCon Firms

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded eight companies spots on a $4.3 billion contract to develop telecommunications network services for defense information system transmission requirements. The companies will perform work outside of the continental U.S. through Dec. 20, 2025, if DISA exercises all options under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense …

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Windstream Lands 9-Year Contract for GSA’s Green Buildings Initiative

Windstream will provide telecommunications services to the General Services Administration under a nine-year contract in support of a green building initiative run by GSA’s Public Buildings Service organization. The company said Wednesday the contract covers enterprise network services to more than 1, 000 GSA-owned facilities and properties. “We are excited to continue our strong relationship with …

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DISA Issues RFP for $4B Global Network Services Contract

The Defense Information Systems Agency has started to accept proposals for a potential 10-year,  $4.3 billion contract vehicle for telecommunications services to Defense Department users, C4ISR & Networks reported Monday. Amber Corrin writes the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Global Network Services contract will work to connect at least 1 million DoD users to a single global communications network …

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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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