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*** The Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $363.5 million task order to AT&T on October 20 under the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions telecom contract. The task order is for data and voice enterprise network services.

*** Industry is getting a more detailed glimpse at a five-year, $8 billion contract for IT services to the State Department ahead of an event slated for Monday to discuss the procurement. Get more on this story from Washington Technology.

*** Quantum computing and communications technology is at least 10 years away, likely to require billions in investments that may not pay off, but absolutely essential to the nation's future. That's according to a recent technology assessment of quantum computing by the Government Accountability Office. Read more in GCN.

Posted on Oct 25, 2021 at 2:29 AM


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