VIENNA, Va., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T Government Solutions (AGS), a division of AT&T Corp. a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), and the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies, today announced the U.S. Department of State awarded the Foreign Post Telephone Replacement Program task order to AT&T Technical Services Company, Inc. under its GSA Connections II IDIQ (indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity) contract, valued at up to $275 million over the next five years, to provide advanced and secure IP telephony systems to U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide.
As part of the global deployment for the State Department, AT&T will design and procure IP telephony systems for new installations and upgrades for the pool of nearly 300 U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide, and then dispatch personnel who will install, integrate, test and bring online these systems.
"AT&T Government Solutions is proud to serve the U.S. Department of State as it deploys leading-edge communications technologies that will serve as a critical resource in its diplomatic missions worldwide," said AT&T Government Solutions President Kay Kapoor.
"This is an exciting example of the concept of secured, unified communications being brought to life. We look very forward to supporting the State Department now and in the future," Kapoor said.
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