WorldCom will supply services related to international private lines, satellites, Internet Protocols and asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) protocols to various State Department agencies worldwide. WorldCom will also be the preferred provider for new State Department communications programs.
The telecommunications giant filed forin July and named former Hewlett-Packard president Michael Capellas as its in November. He replaced former CEO Bernie Ebbers, who left in April.
The bankruptcy filing did hurt some of the company?s federal accounts. WorldCom was in the running for a Federal Aviation Administration contract worth a possible $3.5 billion. WorldCom had been the incumbent on that contract, but the new deal went to international communications equipment company Harris.