VIENNA, Va., Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is offering IP-voice capabilities to federal, state, local and tribal government agencies.
The new offer lets government agencies place IP-based calls across their organizations through a solution that supports "High Impact Level" standards of security and availability set by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). NIST provides standards and requirements that help protect government information, assets, and operations against man-made or natural threats.
AT&T's IP Voice capabilities serve as a starting point to better connect people. Government agencies can add tools like instant messaging, web, video and audio conferencing, email, unified messaging, and voice calling with online presence to work together. It helps them work more efficiently and cut costs.
"AT&T's IP Voice capabilities offer agencies security protections that meet the government's highest requirements for security and availability," said Ed Amoroso, chief security officer, AT&T. "It helps to protect agencies and improve productivity."
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Signal strength and reliability claims based on nationwide carriers' 4G LTE. Signal strength claim based ONLY on avg. 4G LTE signal strength. 4G LTE not available everywhere.
*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.
SOURCE AT&T Inc.