CenturyLink wins USD11.4m US Senate contract

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a multi-year contract worth approximately USD11.4 million to provide US Senate state offices with a unified communications-as-a-service platform for hosted voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) service, the company said.

The contract award includes the installation, maintenance, operation and management of CenturyLink-supplied hardware, software, training and help desk support to provide VoIP service to more than 450 Senate offices in all 50 states.

The contract was awarded by the office of the US Senate Sergeant at Arms, which is responsible for all Senate telecommunications and technology support services for US Senate offices in Washington, D.C., as well as in the states.

The three-year contract, which is worth approximately USD3.8 million a year, has four one-year options and a total value of roughly USD26 million.

CenturyLink 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. It 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 250,000-route-mile US fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.