October 17, 2008

AT&T Wins $223m LA County Contract

AT&T has won a five-year $223m contract from the County of Los Angeles to provide converged communications services throughout the county.

It will provide voice and data services including Frame Relay and A data transport, remote access, managed internet service, virtual private network, local and long-distance voice, and web, video, and teleconferencing services.

It will also provide an internet service and secure access to the county network and client records. The County of Los Angeles has options to extend the contract for up to 12 years.

Tom Lang, program manager at the County of Los Angeles, said: "The County of Los Angeles was seeking to converge voice and data networks and to gain a 24-hour managed services environment. Converged IP services will give us increased management efficiency and greater functionality."