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Contractor: Intelsat General Corporation
Department: Defense Informations Systems Agency
Intelsat General Corp., Bethesda, Md., was awarded a $142,921,374 firm-fixed-price contract for the American Forces Radio and Television Service Global Satellite Services Program on April 22. The contract, with a not-to-exceed ceiling of $167,500,000 million dollars, provides worldwide commercial telecommunications services to include: C- and Ku-band satellite resources; land earth stations; terrestrial backhauls; and bandwidth management services. The period of performance is April 22, 2011 through April 21, 2018 (a one-year base with six one-year options). Performance will be at various locations around the world. The solicitation was issued as a full and open competitive action with award to be made to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror. The solicitation was posted to the Government Point of Entry Federal Business Opportunities website and two offers were received. Intelsat General is a large business. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Bass, Ill., is the contracting activity (HC1013-11-C-0101).
Total Contract Value: $142,921,374