ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CopaSAT, a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today announced it has been awarded a Complex Commercial SATCOM Solutions (CS3) Contract from the United States General Services Administration (GSA). The contract has a total maximum value of $2.5 Billion among all awardees over the potential 10-year period of performance.
CS3 is a multiple-award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract to provide a wide range of complex commercial satellite communications solutions, such as Interactive Services; Continuity of Operations (COOP); Broadcast Satellite Services; Direct Customer, Steady State, and Emergency Responder Operations; and Fleet and Asset Tracking and Reporting Services. CS3's overarching objective is to be as flexible and agile as possible to meet and satisfy the widely differing requirements of Federal Government organizations, now and for decades to come. Winning this contract is validation of CopaSAT's extensive blend of expertise, capabilities, experience, and industry relationships.
"This award significantly expands CopaSAT's access to business opportunities well-suited to our engineered networks based on industry preferred Tampa Microwave terminals or other best-of-class hardware components. As an agile, small, engineering business, we will work with our Government customers through CS3 to ensure they are always provided the optimal solution to their communications problem, including from managed global satellite services including terminals, disparate remote points of presence for critical sensor exfil, or wired and wireless network infrastructure," said Obie Johnson, President, CEO, and Founder of CopaSAT.
For the next ten years, CS3 will be a key contract vehicle for the DoD and federal civilian agencies to purchase a wide range of fixed and mobile satellite services, components, service-enabling authorizations (e.g., host nation approvals, landing rights, frequency clearances, etc.), and components and ancillary equipment such as terminals, teleports, terrestrial tail circuits, Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards, and peripherals. The CS3 Contract ensures CopaSAT continued ability to serve our Government customers with industry-leading COMSATCOM services as technologies and options evolve over the next decade.
About CopaSAT® Inc.
CopaSAT is a certified small business provider of turn-key and end-to-end complex satellite solutions to simplify the deployment of specialized satellite communications. CopaSAT provides a wide range of SATCOM products, services, and infrastructure incorporating Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), airborne ISR/COTM, maritime supporting mission-critical applications. CopaSAT is located in St. Petersburg, Florida. CopaSAT solutions are tailored to the unique requirements of our customer segments in aerospace, maritime, broadcast, government, and infrastructure. www.copasat.com
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