RESTON, Va., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ARTEL, Inc., a global leader in information technology and managed telecom/network services, received the first contract award to provide satellite services under a new $5 billion General Services Administration (GSA) and Defense Information Services Agency (DISA) joint-contract vehicle. The order, which is worth tens of millions of dollars, was the first award of the Future Commercial Satellite Communications (COMSATCOM) Services Acquisition (FCSA) contract, under the GSA Schedule, to provide Transponded Capacity and Subscription Services.
"Being awarded the very first order under FCSA is recognition of ARTEL's strengths to develop innovative cost-effective satellite service solutions to meet the unique requirements of our government customers," said Abbas Yazdani, president and CEO of ARTEL. "This is further testament to ARTEL's capabilities to deliver solutions based on a diverse portfolio of global, secure, managed communications services and the ability to meet the stringent and evolving satellite requirements of the U.S. government."
For more information on ARTEL's range of satellite-based services, please visit: www.artelinc.com, or call Ron Seward at 703 620-1700.
About ARTEL, Inc.
Founded in 1986, ARTEL is a global leader in Telecommunications and Information Technology services, providing a full spectrum of Managed Network Services, Solutions Integration, and Information Assurance Services to meet the critical business and technology objectives of its clients. With a performance record in every continent in both private and public sector markets, ARTEL provides solutions that cover the full life-cycle process, beginning with strategic business analysis and planning, to engineered solutions and ending in full implementation and operations. Visit ARTEL on the web at www.artelinc.com.
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