Verizon wins Homeland Security contract

Verizon picked up a huge contract from the Department of Homeland Security: a $670 million deal to provide IP and security services over 10 years, Reuters reports.Verizon was the primary winner of the 10-year, $20 billion contract to provide a full range of telecommunications and related network services to the federal government.

Verizon picked up a huge contract from the Department of Homeland Security: a $670 million deal to provide IP and security services over 10 years, Reuters reports.

Verizon was the primary winner of the 10-year, $20 billion contract to provide a full range of telecommunications and related network services to the federal government.

Verizon said it will help the 22 agencies that are part of the department combine their separate networks onto a common IP network.