TrustComm Inc., the premier small-business provider of assured satellite communications solutions to government and commercial organizations, announced their award on the General Service Administration (GSA) Complex Commercial SATCOM Solutions (CS3) IDIQ Contract. CS3 is designed to enable U.S. federal agencies to purchase worldwide commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) Complex Solutions. COMSATCOM Complex Solutions comprise customized engineered solutions to meet customers’ unique COMSATCOM needs incorporating commercial satellite communication products and services through the General Service Administration (GSA). CS3 is a multiple-awardee, Indefinite Delivery – Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract, with an estimated value of $2.5 billion over its 10-year term.
The GSA IT Schedule 70 contract streamlines the ability of all U.S. federal agencies, as well as state and local governments, to purchase a wide range of IT, network and satellite communications products and services from approved vendors. It also provides a streamlined process for blanket purchase agreements, compliance with federal acquisition regulations, and an easy online ordering process.
TrustComm Inc., the premier small-business provider of assured satellite communications solutions to commercial and government organizations, was awarded a General Services Administration (GSA) contract and inclusion on GSA’s IT Schedule 70 in 2013 and this schedule was renewed in 2018.
As the federal government’s largest, most widely used acquisition vehicle, Schedule 70 enables TrustComm to directly provide government agencies with easy access to its comprehensive COMSATCOM offering.
Under Special Item Numbers (SINs) created by the GSA and under DISA’s Future COMSATCOM Services Acquisition (FCSA) program, TrustComm provides Transponded (SIN 132-54) and Subscription (SIN 132-55) services. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract award covers a period of five years with three, five-year renewal options. TrustComm’s GSA Schedule 70 contract number is GS-35F-195AA.
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