June 18, 1992
Pacific Bell Awarded Telecommunications Contract
WASHINGTON - Pacific Bell, of San Francisco, today was awarded
a contract that will provide telecommunications equipment and
services for Internal Revenue Service an other Department of
Treasury offices in California and Nevada for up to 10 years.
IRS said the contract, valued at $33 million, was the ninth and
final contract awarded as part of the Department of Treasury
Telecommunications Systems (DOTTS) program that will be implemented
nationwide. Each of the nine contracts covers a different region of
The DOTTS contracts will provide voice and data
telecommunications switching systems, electronic key systems,
automated management information systems, wiring and support
services ranging from design to training and maintenance. IRS said
DOTTS would support its tax systems modernization by ensuring that
IRS offices have the capability to be fully networked with on-line
data retrieval and processing systems as these systems are put into
Previously, IRS awarded four DOTTS contracts, valued at $91
million to, General Analytics Corporation of McLean, Va., for
Alaska, hawaii and the central and southwest areas of the country.
Three DOTTS contracts were awarded to AT&T, valued at $123 million
and covering the northeast, southeast and midatlantic areas. U.S.
West won the $39 million DOTTS contract for the midwest area.
IRS said it is the executive contract agent for Treasury
responsible for all phases of the DOTTS procurement and contract
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