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TMCNet:  CenturyLink wins $6 million GSA contract

[April 10, 2017]

CenturyLink wins $6 million GSA contract

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract to provide a hosted contact center and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service to the General Services Administration's (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS).

CenturyLink will provide the FAS with a hosted contact center that features expanding technology capabilities, a variety of secure interfaces that can be integrated with other systems and proper redundancy for a call system than handles approximately 800,000 inbound and outbound calls annually. 

The contract, which was awarded via GSA's IT Schedule 70, is valued at $1.3 million for the first year with four one-year options, for a total value of more than $6 million.

"We look forward to providing GSA's Federal Acquisition Service with our innovative hsted VoIP services that will help them modernize and transform their legacy voice systems," said CenturyLink Senior Vice President and General Manager - Federal Solutions Erich Sanchack. "CenturyLink's VoIP service provides government agencies with an affordable, modern solution that accelerates agencies' digital transformation, connects them to their stakeholders and maximizes commercial best practices."


By supplying managed hosting, cybersecurity, cloud and IT services over its carrier-class network, CenturyLink provides government agencies with the security and reliability they need to carry out their important missions.  

CenturyLink has been steadily climbing the rankings and is currently ranked No. 34 on Washington Technology's 2016 Top 100 list of federal government IT contractors.

About CenturyLink
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

 

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SOURCE CenturyLink, Inc.


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