High-speed internet access data transmission that is always accessible and faster than traditional access techniques. Multiple signals and traffic types are transported across a wide bandwidth.
It is a network of direct paths between two termination points - one at the customer's location and the other at the carrier's central office (CO) or local broadband aggregation node. These paths are carried on coaxial or fiber-optic cables and have a wider bandwidth than conventional telephone lines, giving hem the ability to carry video, voice, and data simultaneously.
AT&T, Comcast Business, Hargray, Hughes, Kinetic by Windstream Enterprise
Dedicated Corporate Circuits
Private components used for the design, procurement, installation, and support of ancillary services.
They provide a continuous electrical connection between two points designed to work with a single piece of equipment. It has its own circuit breaker, and no other piece of equipment is connected.
AT&T, CenturyLink (Lumen), Comcast Business, Georgia Public, Hargray, Kinetic by Windstream Enterprise, Verizon
A private, fixed-bandwidth, always-available connection between a state entity and the internet.
Unlike broadband service, customers do not have to compete with other subscribers for bandwidth.
AT&T, CenturyLink (Lumen), Comcast Business, Georgia Public, Hargray, Hughes, Kinetic by Windstream Enterprise, Verizon
Public switched telephone network (PSTN) voice is a collection of circuit-switched telephone networks operated by local, regional or national operators, providing infrastructure and services of public telecommunication.
AT&T, CenturyLink (Lumen), Comcast Business, Hargray, Kinetic by Windstream Enterprise
Cable and Wiring
Design and installation of inside cable and wiring projects.
AT&T, Basesix, Big Fish, CooperCraft, Five Points Infrastructure Services, Kinetic by Windstream Enterprise, NetPlanner, Verizon
A wireless network solution that enables a state entity to outsource all or part of the tasks required to implement a strong, seamless connection to a Wi-Fi network.
It is an enterprise solution that involves the design, procurement, installation, maintenance, monitoring and upgrading of a Wi-Fi network.
Big Fish, CenturyLink (Lumen), Comcast Business, Hargray, Kinetic by Windstream Enterprise, Verizon
The integration of enterprise services and products encompassing all forms of communication exchanged via a network to optimize business processes.
It provides a customer with a consistent unified interface and user experience across multiple devices and media types such as instant messaging (chat), voice, mobility, audio, web and video conferencing, desktop and data sharing, and speech recognition with non-real-time communication services like unified messaging (integrated voicemail, email, SMS, and fax).
AT&T, Big Fish, CenturyLink (Lumen), Comcast Business, Hargray, Kinetic by Windstream Enterprise, Verizon, Zoom
GTA Direct initially held several managed services contracts in specialized technology categories including wireline and wireless telecommunications, data center services, and end-user computing. The program has expanded and now includes network services to enhance GTA's role as the state government network services provider. Network services are applications linked in order to share resources or allow electronic communication.
More detailed GTA Direct service descriptions and pricing are available to state and local government entities. For more information than what is available below, please complete this brief webform.
- Broadband connections
- Data circuits for wide area networking (WAN)
- Dedicated internet circuits
- Public switched telephone network (PSTN) voice
- Inside cable/wiring
- Managed Wi-Fi
- Unified communications
The above services are outlined in more detail, including service providers, under the headings below. A contact person for each provider is also noted below.
|Provider||Contract Expiration||Contract Number||Contact Name||Phone|
|AT&T||June 30, 2024||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-ATT||Ashley Isabell||[email protected]||(404) 861-8317|
|Basesix||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-BAS||Chris Atwell||[email protected]||(404) 597-7703|
|Big Fish Technology||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-BIG||Ryan Leo||[email protected]|
|Comcast Business||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-COM||Stewart Croucher||[email protected]||(770) 212-0522|
|CooperCraft Communications||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-COO||Barry Downs||[email protected]||(229) 603-1501|
|Five Points Infrastructure Services||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-FPI||Cyndi Garrison||[email protected]||(678) 656-5559|
|Georgia Public Web||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-GPW||Mike Singer||[email protected]|
|Hargray||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-HAR||Phillip D. Scroggin, Sr.||[email protected]||(912) 391-1001|
|Hughes||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-HNS||John Fanelli||[email protected]|
|Kinetic||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-WIN||Michael "Shannon" McNeal||[email protected]||(478) 456-4071|
|Lumen||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-CEN||
Mary Beth Truss
|NetPlanner Systems||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-NPS||Michelle Bruck||[email protected]||(678) 205-2720|
|Verizon||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-VER||
|Zoom||June 30, 2023||9800-GTADIRECT-CONTRACT-4666-ZOO||Rhonda Wingate||[email protected]||(301) 633-9262|
More detailed GTA Direct service descriptions and pricing are available to state and local government entities. For more information, please complete this brief webform.