Qwest wins DOE contract
Thursday, December 20, 2007
Qwest Communications International Inc. won an $8.3
million contract to upgrade the
U.S. Department of Energy telephone network at its
Washington D.C.-area offices, the company announced Wednesday.
The DOE will switch to a Qwest (NYSE: Q) Voice over Internet
Protocol, or VoIP, service at its the federal agency's
Washington, D.C., and Germantown, Md., offices.
Denver-based Qwest has handled previous projects upgrading DOE
telecommunications systems at the Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Los Alamos, N.M.; and
The latest contract win is not part of the massive government
Networx programs for which Qwest became an authorized vendor
over the summer.