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US Navy Awards AT&T Government Solutions $10.4 Million Contract For Nationwide Cloud-Based VoIP 911 Call Routing Solution

June 18, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Defense & Aerospace Week -- AT&T Government Solutions (AGS), a division of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), and the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies,announced it has been awarded a $10.4M contract by the U.S. Navy to continue to provide AT&T's cloud-based VoIP enterprise 911 routing and call handling solutions to Navy facilities nationwide.

The network AT&T has deployed for the Navy is underpinned by four geographically diverse AT&T Data Centers (ADCs) providing a resilient, reliable network backbone and full operational redundancy. In total, 61 call taker workstations have been deployed at five Regional Dispatch Centers (RDCs) and three "hybrid" Local Dispatch Centers to receive 911 calls. In addition, AT&T's solution supports future migration to enhanced 911 or Next Generation 911 services.

"AT&T Government Solutions is proud to serve the U.S. Navy," said Kay Kapoor, President, AT&T Government Solutions. "The AT&T 911 platform enables seamless site integration within current Navy infrastructure and places the Navy in a pre-eminent place in addressing the 911 enhancements specified in the Ft. Hood After Action report."

Keywords for this news article include: Defense, AT&T Inc., U.S. Navy, U.S. Military.

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Source: Defense & Aerospace Week


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