AT&T bags $119 million communications order from CDC

AT&TAT&T has bagged a $119 million order from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by modernizing its communications and reducing costs.

AT&T will help improve CDC’s local area network, in-building cellular coverage and Wi-Fi with a managed telecommunications solution. AT&T solution will support the work of CDC employees and contractors nationwide, including Puerto Rico.

“We’re delivering reliable connectivity to help CDC experts protect our nation’s health,” said Mike Leff, vice president-Civilian, AT&T Global Public Sector Solutions.

Federal agencies use Connections II, GSA’s government-wide acquisition, to acquire network and telecommunications labor, equipment and support for buildings and campuses.