Verizon wins $2.5B award from DISA
The Defense Information Systems agency has tapped Verizon Business Network Services Inc. for a 10-year contract valued at $2.5 billion.
Under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract, the Verizon business unit will provide end-to-end transmission services and other capabilities to the Defense Information System Network-Pacific, the Defense Department said March 9.
DISN- Pacific is DOD's consolidated enterprise-level telecommunications infrastructure for the expanded Pacific region.
Verizon Business Network Services Inc., of Ashburn, Va., is a unit of Verizon Communications Inc. The parent company ranks No. 18 on Washington Technology’s 2008 Top 100 list of the largest federal government prime contractors.
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