Qwest adds GSA services contract to Networx wins

Qwest Government Services has been awarded the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) business under the GSA Networx contract.

The win has an expected value of $31 million, and it entails Qwest providing the GSA with a variety of voice services over the next 10 years, including switched and dedicated long distance and toll-free services. GSA has more than 13,000 employees.

Through the Networx contract, Qwest has racked up a number of wins over the past 30 days, including a $18 million, nine-year deal with NASA for voice and data services and $60 million worth of business from the Veterans Affairs (VA) department; in the latter contract, Qwest will supply voice and data services to the VA's 1,300 hospitals and offices.

Other Qwest Networx wins include the Social Security Administration, the National Labor Relations Board and the federal Railroad Retirement Board.

For more:
- MarketWatch runs Qwest announcement of GSA win. Article.

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