VIENNA, Va., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is putting our connectivity and communications innovations to work for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC). We recently secured a new contract with the U.S. Navy to provide mobility solutions, services and devices.
The U.S. Navy awarded contracts potentially worth $993 million over 5 years for mobility services from carriers. Because we are one of the awardees, we can compete to supply advanced technologies to the U.S. Navy and USMC. Our goal is to help the U.S. Navy and USMC transform their operations and support the modernization of their forces.
The contract reflects a rigorous set of data-driven requirements and processes for managing wireless services and providers that the U.S. Navy developed based on vast experience acquired over the last 10 years.
The U.S. Navy and other defense and civilian agencies can buy our highly secure, innovative connectivity solutions. These include:
- Fleet Management and Asset Management solutions. These can help with efficiency, improved safety and cost savings for U.S. Naval and USMC fleet and assets across the U.S.
- Smart Base solutions that pair our network with IoT sensors to automate key systems on the base. These solutions can support water, energy and lighting management, public safety operations, perimeter security, transportation and more. They will help the branches operate more safely and efficiently and cut down on unnecessary costs.
"This contract underscores the U.S. Navy's commitment to modernize its forces," said Mike Leff, vice president-Defense, AT&T Public Sector. "As a government-wide acquisition contract, it supports purchasing efficiencies for Department of Defense and civilian government agencies when they buy our innovative advanced technology solutions."
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**Claim based on the Nielsen Certified Data Network Score. Score includes data reported by wireless consumers in the Nielsen Mobile Insights survey, network measurements from Nielsen Mobile Performance and Nielsen Drive Test Benchmarks for Q2 + Q3 2017 across 121 markets.
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