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GSA Announces Contract with Nextel Communications

GSA # 9568

March 23, 1999
Contact: Eleni Martin (202) 501-1231
eleni.martin@gsa.gov

Washington, DC -- The U.S. General Services Administration's Federal Technology Service (FTS) today announced the award of a contract to Nextel Communications of McLean, VA. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for the Nextel Communications enhanced specialized mobile radio is for a term of two years with three one-year options.

FTS Commissioner Dennis Fischer said that the nationwide contract, awarded by FTS in the GSA's Greater Southwest Region, demonstrates the agency's commitment to providing new technology to meet the communication needs of its government agency customers. The contract offers discount pricing and is available for use by all Federal agencies.

Nextel Communications provides a fully integrated wireless communications product that combines digital cellular, text/numeric paging and Nextel Direct ConnectSM - a digital two-way radio feature.

For more information, contact Joey Phelps at (817) 978-3767.