NOTE: This article first appeared on FCW.com.
The State Department awarded a $711 million, 13-year task order for data services under the General Services Administration’s (GSA) $50 billion next-generation telecommunications contract for managed data services.
The task order went to MetTel under the GSA’s Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions (EIS) telecommunications contract, according to federal contracting records. The contract was finalized in October. There were five other offers from EIS contractors for the work, according to contracting records.