Verizon Australia named in government panel to deliver next-generation telecommunications services

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CANBERRA - Verizon Enterprise Solutions has been included as one of six services providers to provide coordinated, whole of government provision of telecommunications services, including internet connection services, to the Australian Federal Government.

Awarded by the Department of Finance, Verizon is able to provide network carriage, managed networks and internet connection services.

“We have a strong heritage of working with federal government agencies around the world and our inclusion in the inaugural panel speaks to our breadth and depth of experience in providing transformative and secure services to the Australian Government in the digital economy,” said Robert Le Busque, Verizon’s Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand and India.

Verizon Australia has a deep legacy in providing technology services to the Australian Government including a Gatekeeper accreditation at the High Assurance category, and managed security service contracts with multiple agencies recognising the company’s proficiency in delivering solutions that enable the secure delivery of key online government services.

The Federal Government’s new Telecommunications Services panel is appointed for an initial term of four years, with options to extend for a further three periods of twelve months each.

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