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USPS Awards Two Contracts To AT&T worth $53.5 million

OAKTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) awarded two contracts to AT&T’s Federal Government business – the first, valued at more than $50 million, covers the enhancement of data network connectivity to USPS retail and support locations, spanning all 50 states and U.S. territories. The second USPS contract win, estimated at approximately $3.5 million, will see AT&T provide Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) to USPS headquarters in Washington D.C. and two major USPS data centers, one in California and the other in Minnesota.

Managed Trusted Internet Protocol Service (MTIPS) was developed by the US General Services Administration (GSA) to allow US Federal agencies to connect securely to the public Internet and other external connections.

“Winning these two contracts from the U.S. Postal Service is a reflection of AT&T’s ability to deliver results for our federal clients both in existing critical-infrastructure operations and in new directions in which they are headed,” said Stacy Schwartz, Vice President, AT&T’s Federal Government business unit. “We look forward to continuing to support USPS as they advance their mission in the digital age.”

  • John

    And where did this money come from? Thought USPS was cash-strapped. I bet it came from the $6/hour pay cut that TE’s took when their job title changed to CCA. Funny how all TE’s were hired before 12 Jan 2013 yet USPS gets away with having them fall under the “Hired after 12 Jan 2013″ pay chart. Utterly ridiculous BS. Not to mention that they don’t even pay proper time-and-a-half overtime, either!