29 : Sprint Nextel Corp.
Top 100 Revenue: $705,083,000
Defense revenue: $204,221,000
Civilian revenue: $500,862,000
2006 revenue: $41 billion
2006 earnings : $1.3 billion
2005 revenue: $28.8 billion
2005 earnings: $1.8 billion
Number of employees: 65000
Headquarters: Reston, Va.
Web address: www.sprint.com
President/CEO: Gary D. Forsee, chairman and CEO
Head of gov't business: Tony D''Agata, vice president, public sector, federal
Ticker: NYSE: FON
Lines of business: Wireless and long distance
Major customers: Homeland Security Department, Justice Department, FDIC, Federal Reserve, National Guard, Air Force, U.S. Courts, U.S. Postal Service, Navy and Veterans Affairs Department
Major contracts/projects: Sprint Nextel worked on the Global Information Grid Bandwidth Expansion program for the Defense Department. The contract created an ubiquitous bandwidth-available environment to improve national security intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, information assurance and command and control. Sprint Nextel also works on the FTS2001 Bridge contract for the General Services Administration. Under the contract, agencies have access to Sprint Nextel''s communications services, including a Tier-1 IP backbone, wireless networks and voice products, mobile data services and data applications.
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