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Verizon wins prime contractor role in $186M USPS telecom network upgrade

Verizon Federal (NYSE: VZ) has become one of the prime contractors on the United States Postal Service's (USPS) Telecommunications Integrated Postal Services (TIPN) contract. While the telco has

CenturyLink secures spot on GSA's CONNECTIONS II contract vehicle

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has joined the all-star cast participating in the General Services Administration's (GSA) CONNECTIONS II $5 billion contract program for federal government agencies.

Cyber attacks on the federal government up 39% in 2010

Despite their need to be secure, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) revealed that the federal government is not immune to cyber attacks. In its new report, the OMB revealed that cyber

Level 3, 8x8 target public sector opportunities

The U.S. public sector is one of the biggest buyers of telecom services, and VoIP provider 8x8 thinks partnering with a larger wholesale carrier such as Level 3 will increase its sales chances in

Waiting on the feds

No competition worth winning is going to be easy, right? There may be no better way to describe the federal government's storied Networx program, in which several pre-qualified service providers are

Embarq sues government for $31.6M tax payback

Independent telco Embarq, which is in the process of being acquired by CenturyTel, has filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming the company is owed $31.6 million in mistakenly-paid

AT&T, Cisco take telepresence to feds

AT&T Government Solutions has inked an exclusive deal with Cisco Systems to pitch the vendor's telepresence gear to federal government agencies that are part of the General Services

AT&T, Verizon Business, 57 other businesses land $50 billion GSA federal agencies contract

AT&T and Verizon Business are among 59 businesses that will provide IT and professional services to federal agencies for up to 10 years under a U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) contract

Reports: Kundra to be named federal CIO

According to several published reports, President Obama today plans to name Vivek Kundra to the newly-created post of Chief Information Officer for the federal government, overseeing government

Rumor Mill: Verizon layoffs at end of Q1

UPDATE: Verizon to axe more jobs Despite a 15 percent increase in revenues in Q4, talk around the water coolers at Verizon has been on company plans to implement job cuts at the end of March. Details