‘Can You Hear Me Now?’: Carriers Provide US Navy Cell Phone Service
Major US wireless carriers have received additional orders totalling $60 million to provide discounted voice and data wireless products and services to US Navy and US Marine Corps personnel.
The products and services, including high-speed mobile access using personal digital assistants (PDAs), are available to officers and enlisted personnel alike.
The wireless carriers and their contracts are…
- AT&T in Hanover, MD (N00244-05-D-0010)
- Sprint-Nextel in Lone Tree, CO (N00244-05-D-0011) [PDF] and
- Verizon Wireless in Laurel, MD (N00244-05-D-0012).
Each carrier will receive up to $20 million under the contract modifications. This requirement was solicited through the FedBizOpps website, with 3 offers received by the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center San Diego in California.